Lisbon Market Tour with Lisbon Cooking Academy

Is the Portuguese’s connection to food more cultural than biological? Find out as I go on a Lisbon market tour and cooking class with Lisbon Cooking Academy.

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The Lisbon Cooking Academy pastry class: custard tarts and laid-back cultural chit-chat

At this pastry class by Lisbon Cooking Academy, you will not only learn how to bake the perfect “pastel de nata”, you’ll also have plenty of room in between cracking eggs and buttering tiny cake molds to chit-chat about traditional Portuguese food and trying to guess the secret recipe of the famous “pastéis de Belém”.

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5 of the Best Lisbon Coffee Shops for Coffee and Pastries

Read this list of the best Lisbon coffee shops to find out where to go to for your sugar fix. Know the history of each Lisbon cafe and where to find them.

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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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Top 5 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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20 Years of Lisbon in 20 Memories

Lisbon and I have had a rocky relationship over the last 20 years so I thought it was appropriate to pay tribute to it with 20 memories.

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MotelX 2017 Wrap-Up, Winners, Ups, and Lows

The 11th edition of MotelX in Lisbon honored Corman and Jodoroswky and premiered Andy Muschietti’s “IT” at a sold out session.

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