Souvenir Shopping in Lisbon: How to Support the Local Economy

A small, curated list of where to go souvenir shopping in Lisbon and support the local economy.

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6 places to skip in Lisbon (and where to go instead)

I really hate one-size-fits-all solutions when it comes to travel tips. If you have this pet peeve too, see 6 places to skip in Lisbon and where to go instead.

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4 Restaurants in the Center of Lisbon with Portuguese Food

Rule number one when choosing where to eat is to not search for a restaurant while hungry. But that’s easier said than done, right? You can take a look at my suggestions of the top five restaurants in the center of Lisbon with Portuguese food.

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How to choose the best area to stay in Lisbon

This isn’t the usual blog post about where to stay in Lisbon focusing on neighborhoods. Choosing the best area to stay in Lisbon starts with knowing why you’re in the city.

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How to Spot a Lisbon Tourist Trap

A Lisbon tourist trap is a business usually in the tourism industry more interested in turning a quick profit than showcasing the best of the city. Here’s how to spot one.

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The Most Popular Places to See in Lisbon for Bibliophiles

Searching for a bookstore to lose track of time or want to know more about an author? Look at the most popular places to see in Lisbon for bibliophiles.

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On the Gentrification of Lisbon

My personal thoughts on the fragile balance between tourism and the local residents in Lisbon.

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Please, DON’T Do This in Lisbon

Lisbon is growing in popularity. Lonely Planet listed the city in their Best In Travel 2017 list. But be mindful and please DON’T do this in Lisbon.

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The 31 best views in Lisbon (free and paid)

Read about the 31 best views in Lisbon (free and paid), what’s cool about them, and how to reach by public transportation. Includes a handy map with all the viewpoints mentioned here.

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8 books about Lisbon in English (that aren’t travel guides)

8 must-read books about Lisbon in English (that aren’t travel guides). You’d be surprised how much a non-travel book can tell you about a destination.

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