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Lisbon Travel Guide

Travelling to Lisbon? You’re in for a treat. Several visits and I can’t get enough of this vibrant, cultural capital. Read my Lisbon travel guides now.

Cool Things to do in Lisbon: A City Break Guide

Planning a trip to Lisbon and not sure what to do? This Lisbon city break guide is packed with must-try restaurants, sightseeing spots and more. The coolest things to do in Lisbon for your trip.  Julianna’s Note: I’m revisiting some of my favourite destinations of recent years to inspire future travels. While Portugal has reopened …

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Time to Discover: Alfama, Lisbon

Spread out over a relatively small area, Alfama is the quintessential Lisbon – the traditional aspects of the city, shrunk down in miniature.  A warren of narrow alleyways that open up into small squares without any notice, interspersed with churches, viewpoints and small shops and bars. There’s a lot to love about this part of …

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Cervejaria Ramiro Review – The Best Seafood in Lisbon

Cervejaria Ramiro is the Portuguese grande dame that has been serving up the best seafood in Lisbon since 1956. Check out my full review of Cervajaria Ramiro – what to order, menu and more.  Cervejaria Ramiro: Lisbon’s Best Restaurant?  I wasn’t sure what to expect on my recent trip to Cervejaria Ramiro. Sure, my sources …

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Visiting Belem Tower, Lisbon: What You Need to Know

Belém Tower or the Torre de Belém is one of Lisbon’s most important monuments. Opening hours, location, price and history – here’s what you need to know to plan your trip.  Standing on the banks of the Tagus, it’s hard to imagine that the Belém Tower or Torre de Belém has been guarding Lisbon since …

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Monument to the Discoveries, Lisbon: A Practical Guide To Visiting

The Monument to the Discoveries (Padrão dos Descobrimentos) is Lisbon’s striking monument to Henry the Navigator and the age of discoveries in Belem. Plan your trip to Lisbon’s iconic monument now. What is the Monument to the Discoveries? The Monument to the Discoveries (or Padrão dos Descrobrimentos in Portuguese) is set on the banks of …

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Visiting the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon: A Practical Guide

The Jeronimos Monastery (Mostero de Jeronimos) in Lisbon is one of the city’s must-see spots. Discover the beautiful architecture and history of this iconic landmark in Belem with my practical guide to visiting the Jeronimos Monastery. There’s not much I remember about my trip to Lisbon fifteen years ago. My friend Stacie and I had …

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LX Factory Lisbon – Shops, Restaurants and Street Art in the City’s Coolest Spot

LX Factory, Lisbon is one of the city’s coolest spots. Filled with restaurants, bars, shops and some snap-worthy street art, it’s a real find in the otherwise quiet neighbourhood of Alcântara. LX Factory might win the prize for one of the coolest settings in Lisbon. Housed in an old manufacturing complex under the Ponte de …

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André Saraiva in Lisbon: Street Art in São Vicente de Fora

André Saraiva’s Lisbon street art is the city’s largest mural. Discover the artist’s most colourful and exuberant work in São Vicente de Fora. As some of you will know, I was in Lisbon earlier this week researching a few articles, gallivanting about and generally wishing that I lived in this super-cool city. One of the things …

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