Web Summit Lisbon 2018: Sustainable Travel Is Still Seen As a Trend (Unfortunately)

I met with four travel startups at the Web Summit 2018 with products and services I would use. Read on to find out which ones and why.

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Win a coloring book with original illustrations by Azorean artists

Enter to win! I’m giving away a copy of the first edition of “Ilustrar Açores”, a coloring book published by MiratecArts with illustrations by Azorean artists.

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On the city as we (don’t) know it, TEMA, documentary photography, and “abatanados” disguised as double espressos

I talked to Bruno Castro about TEMA magazine’s upcoming issue on post-urban, Lisbon, and what he thinks of his city as it is, as it was, and as it will be.

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Of nature and art: Azores Fringe Festival 2018

On sustainable cultural tourism, the democratization of art, and the Azores Fringe Festival – the only truly democratic cultural event that happens on all nine islands of the Azores once a year.

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6th Azores Fringe Festival: 25th May – 1st July 2018

All you need to know about the 6th edition of the Azores Fringe Festival (25th May – 1st July 2018).

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The Impact of Overtourism in Lisbon

“Overtourism” was the buzzword in Europe in 2017. But is this the case with Lisbon? Is “overtourism” the actual reason why old restaurants and centennial shops in the city’s historic center are closing?

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The Eurovision Song Contest explained to non-europeans

If you’re on the outside looking in, the craze around the Eurovision Song Contest is hard to understand. So, what’s this Eurovision thing all about and what does that have to do with European pop culture?

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Fantasporto: 38 years putting Porto on the horror film festivals map

My third year at Fantasporto (on its 38th edition in 2018) brought me no surprises: if you’re a fan of the horror/fantasy/SciFi genre, this is one of the best film festivals in Europe (and probably the world, too).

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Where to go for traditional Carnival in Portugal

Find out where to go for traditional Carnival in Portugal, how to reach these destinations, and what to expect from these traditional celebrations. Some of them can be traced back to Celtic pagan rituals and others are just too peculiar to miss.

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18 cultural tourism destinations to visit in 2018

Ready for the New Year? Here are 18 cultural tourism destinations to visit in 2018.

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