Portugal takes a step forward in Deconfiment Plan and restaurants and museums reopen today

Today, on May 18, Portugal takes one more step forward in its Deconfinement Plan. A new phase begins and more activities and sectors of the economy are back to work following all the rules established by the Directorate-General of Health (the public body of the Ministry of Health in Portugal.) The date also matches with … Continue reading Portugal takes a step forward in Deconfiment Plan and restaurants and museums reopen today

Castelo de São Jorge, a must visit attraction to see in Lisbon with the Family

ATTENTION: The Castelo de S. Jorge is closed due to the National Preparation and Response Plan of coronavirus (Covid-19). Reopens on June 1st, 2020. Average visit time 1:30 to 2h Coming to Lisbon and not visiting São Jorge Castle is like going to Rome and not seeing the Pope. Although it seems like an obvious … Continue reading Castelo de São Jorge, a must visit attraction to see in Lisbon with the Family

Portugal prepares to end lockdown due to covid-19

Versão em português On May 2nd, the current state of emergency in Portugal ends and the country begins to outline detailed plans to ease lockdown. Today the Portuguese Government published the deconfinement plan and a calendar for the gradual process of reactivating the economy, so that life in society can return to normality. But we … Continue reading Portugal prepares to end lockdown due to covid-19

Books to read before visiting Lisbon with your family

Versão em Português We are all living this global pandemic and the only safe travel is inside our minds. Virtual visits to museums and monuments are a good way to enjoy free time (if there is any left) visiting places you had planned to visit this year. But for a bookworm like myself, the best … Continue reading Books to read before visiting Lisbon with your family

A walking tour through the life and work of Fernando Pessoa in Lisbon

Versão em Português For Portuguese speakers, Fernando Pessoa needs no introduction. But those who are not Portuguese, or Brazilian, may not have heard of this great Portuguese writer and poet of the 20th century. Fernando Pessoa was a somewhat eccentric and enigmatic figure who used heteronyms to sign much of his work. It was Fernando … Continue reading A walking tour through the life and work of Fernando Pessoa in Lisbon

Should I cancel my trip to Lisbon due to coronavirus? Devo cancelar a minha viagem a Lisboa devido ao Corona vírus?

"Have a nice trip! Lisbon waits for you!" (wall by Nossa Senhora do Monte viewpoint) Versão em Português abaixo Here in Portugal, cases had raised in the last days and yesterday, Portugal’s government, led by Prime Minister Antonio Costa, declared a “state of alert” until April 9. If you have a booked trip to Portugal, … Continue reading Should I cancel my trip to Lisbon due to coronavirus? Devo cancelar a minha viagem a Lisboa devido ao Corona vírus?

The Coronavirus Covid-19 impact on Lisbon and Portugal tourism-O impacto do Corona Vírus -Covid-19 no turismo em Lisboa e Portugal

Versão em português abaixo The Coronavirus covid-19 impact on Lisbon and Portugal tourism If you were planning to visit Portugal in the next days or months, you must be worried about the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak in Europe. In Portugal, so far, things are still under control. But cases have been rising in the last days, … Continue reading The Coronavirus Covid-19 impact on Lisbon and Portugal tourism-O impacto do Corona Vírus -Covid-19 no turismo em Lisboa e Portugal

What to know about concerts and music festivals in Portugal – O que saber sobre os concertos e festivais de música em Portugal-

NOS ALIVE 2019 Se você é  fã de música e já andava pensando em visitar Portugal pela sua beleza, monumentos e gastronomia, saiba que há mais um motivo para colocá-lo no seu roteiro de viagem: a sua rica agenda musical. If you are a big music fan, and Portugal was already on your travel radar … Continue reading What to know about concerts and music festivals in Portugal – O que saber sobre os concertos e festivais de música em Portugal-

Learning Lisbon History with your family in Lisboa Story Centre

Lisboa Story Centre Last weekend we paid a visit to Lisboa Story Centre, the interactive museum that has the purpose of telling Lisbon History in a one-hour tour! It was a wet week, and on those rainy winter days, the only way out is searching for a nice museum or exhibition to visit with the … Continue reading Learning Lisbon History with your family in Lisboa Story Centre