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April 2016

Praca do Comercio

Lisbon’s Iconic Yellow Square

One of the most photographed places in Lisbon is undoubtedly the Praça do Comércio. Right in the heart of the capital, this vast square is surrounded on three sides by…

Fábrica da Nata - tart making

Catarina & The Custard Tart Factory

I didn't win a golden ticket but I sure felt like it when I stumbled upon the Cream Custard Tart Factory (Fábrica da Nata). This new store just opened up…

Hotel do Chiado - bar
Food, Travel

Afternoon Tea… Portuguese Style

Having lived in England for 12 years, afternoon tea has become one of my favorite things in life. I can have scones for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and be the…

Calcada portuguesa Avenida Liberdade 2

In Portugal, We Walk on Art

When I left Portugal as a child, one of things that surprised me was how boring sidewalks abroad were. They consisted of large, dull, gray concrete slabs sprinkled with vestiges…