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October 2016

Uau popsicles
Food

Wow! Portuguese Popsicles!

  Although temperatures in Lisbon are still reaching 27 C (80 F), Fall will be upon Portugal soon enough. If you’re lucky enough to be there right now enjoying the…

A Loja da Burel - window display
Shopping

Staying Warm, Cozy & Stylish

  I came across Loja da Burel a few months ago when the weather was warm. I’ve been patiently waiting for the temperatures to cool and for the autumnal weather…

Mercado da Baixa Food tent
Food

Food with a View

  I was walking in downtown Lisbon not that long ago and the most amazing thing happened! As I approached PraΓ§a da Figueira I saw an enormous tent. And in…

Socks - Pedemeia
Shopping

Sock Season Is Officially Here

  The weather is getting cooler and it’s starting to rain. Welcome to socks & boots season! Even though I advocate trips to Portugal at any season, you should still…

Bathroom accessories
Shopping

Shopping at Paris in Lisbon

  Sometimes, walking around downtown Lisbon takes me back to by-gone days that I’m 60 years too young to have ever known. The city is full of tiny streets lined…

Crafts & Design fair
Shopping, Travel

Parks & Creation, Lisbon-style

  You may have seen my post a few months ago on the crafts fair at the BelΓ©m Cultural Center, but it isn’t the only place in Lisbon that combines…