Lisbon

Free-Guided Tour Lissabon

Through Lisbon with a free-guided tour

It became a habit of ours to join a free-guided tour through the cities that we visit on one of the first days. Prior to the trip I searched the internet and found two providers in Lisbon.

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travel preparation for Lisbon

We fly to Lisbon!

Before we set off for Lisbon, we first gathered some information and then jumped head first into the preparations for the trip. From “how do we get there” to “where are we going to staying” all the way to “is it worth going there in March”.

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Lisbon

What we didn’t do in Lisbon ..

…and why!

The same tourist attractions are mentioned again and again in the various travel guides and blogs that I read. Most cities tend to have a variety of attractions which most of the masses flock to. With that being said, they should definitely have been stops on our recent visit to Lisbon. How could you go to such a place and not see the biggest sights you ask? Here’s why we decided to pass-up on those attractions.

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Food in Lisbon

From Cherry liqueur to Pudding tartlets – culinary discoveries in Lisbon

Food in Lisbon – what is typically portuguese and where did it get to us so during our stay in Lisbon.

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Hotelkey

Lutecia Smart Design Hotel in Lisbon

The Lutecia Smart Design Hotel is located in Lisbon in a residential area of ​​Areeiro. We stayed there for nine days as long term guests. Most guests only stay for one or two nights.

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The Lisbon Oceanarium – Wonder, Beauty and Awe

This is nothing like watching a nature show on television; this is an awe-inspiring experience. The sharks with their deadly calm, that slow moving search but you know they can strike with incredible speed and power. The manta rays with their majestic underwater flight and and an octopus suddenly darting about and then descending gently to lie still on the ocean floor. All of this wonder seeming to be above me as I stand at the bottom of the ocean.

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