Coffee break in Alfama – … do Vigário

Olá amigos!  One of my thousands of new year resolutions is to update this blog more often this year. Wish me luck! Today, I’ll share with you a cafe with very retro interior decorations in the heart of Alfama.  The name of the cafe is “… do Vigário”. I’ve recently found this cafe by chance when…

Top 6 photos on my Instagram gallery! 

Olá!  Feliz Ano Novo! Happy New Year! I seriously can’t believe that it’s already 2018! Time just flies! Today, I’ll share with you the Top 6 photos based on the numbers of “likes” I received on Instagram in 2017. I’ll also share the location where I took each photo. More than 15,000 people are following…

Modern architecture meets the sunset – The MAAT

Olá my friends! It’s already November and the temperature in Lisbon has suddenly dropped! I need to put on a jacket when I go out, even in the day time. It was just last week I was only wearing T-shirts… Even the European winter time has started and the sunset time is now around 5:30…

Beautiful & Unique view – Eduardo VII park

Olá my friends!  My Instagram friends often ask me my recommendations on where to go and what to do in Lisbon. That’s the main reason why I’ve started this blog. As I’m lucky enough to live in this beautiful city, I wanna share with you my Lisbon experience as much as possible. Today, I’ll show…

Sunset on the other side of the river 

Hello my friends!!  Today, I’ll visit Lisbon’s neighbouring town, Cacilhas, to watch the sunset. Cacilhas is situated on the other side of the Tejo river. Therefore, I took a short ferry ride from Cais do Sodré. This is the ferry that took me to the other side of the river. As the waves were quite…

Most visited place in Lisbon – The Praça do Comércio

Olá my friends! It’s still pretty warm In Lisbon! If you are in Northern Europe, you must be jealous when you see it’s still 23 ℃ in late October. Today, I went to one of the most visited places by tourists in Lisbon, the Praça do Comércio (Commerce square. ) There are many cafes, bars…

Sunset in Belém

Olá amigos! Belém is a great place for sightseeing! It has UNESCO world heritage status and is very historical, beautiful and right next to the Atlantic ocean! It makes my heart beat hard with excitement when I imagine the big ships that would set off to the unknown world from here in the age of…

​Tram Spotting in Lisbon

Hello my friends! If you came to this blog from my Instagram page, you probably know I love to take photos of trams in Lisbon. If you didn’t, let me tell you that I love love love trams in Lisbon! Trams in Lisbon have very traditional design, yet, they are stylish and charming at the…

Climbing up the Rua Augusta Arch

Rua Augusta Arch is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Lisbon. It was built to comemorate the recovery from the great earthquake in 1755. As you can see in the photos below, the structure, colours, statues amd stone carving on it are all so unique and impressive!  My friends often get surprised when…

Magnificent views – Miradouro de Santa Luzia

Olá amigos! It’s October but summer hasn’t left Lisbon yet! Yesterday’s temperature was 30℃!!   Today, I’m gonna share with you my most favourite view point in Lisbon, Miradouro de Santa Luzia! When I came to Lisbon for the first time on holiday, I visited this view point and just fell in love with it….

Little treat in L’eclair

I love love love Portuguese sweets like pastel de natas (egg tarts.) But I also love French style eclairs! As I was feeling like treating myself today, I went to my favourite cafe for a lovely French style eclair. The name of the cafe is L’Eclair. It’s about 3 minute walk from Saldanha metro station….