On the Gentrification of Lisbon

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

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Azores 2016, a Tale of Three Returns (Part One)

One of the rare cases when a blog post jumps from my travel journal straight to publishing with very little editing. Some stories are best told raw.

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Cultural Places to Visit in Europe in the Spring

What are some of the best cultural places to visit in Europe in the Spring? Check out my suggestions for your cultural trip to Europe this Spring.

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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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32 Free and Paid Spots to See Lisbon from the Top

There are ups and downs (pun intended) to Lisbon being called the city of the seven hills. The upside is the chance to see the city from different angles and, most of them, for free.

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Why Portugal Winning the Euro 2016 is Much More than a Trophy

Portugal wins the Euro 2016 but the big picture is much more than a trophy.

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5 Ways to Feel Lisbon Under Your Skin

Is there an authentic Lisbon beyond the guidebooks and what tour operators think you should see? Read about these 5 ways to feel Lisbon under your skin.

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7 Books about Lisbon (That Aren’t Travel Guides)

7 must-read books about Lisbon. You’d be surprised how much a book that’s been written without any intention to guide you, can tell you about a destination.

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Interview with Ricardo Couto – Director of “Terra Mãe”

Ricardo Couto, the young artist who directed “Terra Mãe”, believes that filmmaking might be just one of the tools he’ll use to satisfy his “creative urge”.

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Interview with Liliana Gonçalves – Writer, Producer and Director of “TURP”

A cinematographer by vocation and a director by accident, Liliana Gonçalves is the writer, producer and director of the award winning short-film “TURP”.

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