The People’s Blog to Lisbon

Do it All in a Day: Walking from Sintra to Cabo da Roca

February 1, 2019

This four-hour walk between Sintra and Cabo da Roca lets you see many of Sintra’s famed landmarks and includes plenty of forest-walking, sea-gazing, and cliff-scrambling. And you don’t need a car to reach it.

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The Week em Breve – January 31

January 31, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Portugal Outdrinks Russia, Scooter Scandal, the Young Folk Have Measles, No Drone deterrent, and much more! 

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The Robot Retrospective: A Review of MAAT’s New Exhibition

January 28, 2019

A small white robot in a glass case shook, seemingly in terror, at loud noises — and the crowd of young adults that stood shouting at it was a haunting vision into what the future could hold.

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Aldeia José Franco: The Eccentric Pastime of a Ceramic Artisan

January 25, 2019

You aren’t exactly ready for what’s in store at the miniature world of Jose Franco, but you won’t regret the stopover.

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Welcome to the Week em Breve! This week's English language news in Lisbon, Portugal.

The Week em Breve – January 24

January 24, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Bad Bankers Still Get Bonuses, Police Station Firebombed, Maintenance Workers Caused Train Derailment, Portugal Has a Hefty Budget Surplus, and much more! 

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Brexit: the Latest News on Britons in Portugal

January 22, 2019

Portugal and the UK have the oldest alliance in the world — the Aliança Inglesa — and British folk everywhere are hoping that Brexit won’t shake the Anglo-Portuguese foundations too much.

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The Week em Breve – January 17

January 18, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Trash Talks, Facebook Fascists, Crime-Genius Hackers, the Biggest Pride Festival in Europe, Metro Renovations, Corruption, and much more! an Applicants, Wave Goodbye to 500€, and much more!   

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