Lisbon travel tips

In Lisbon, use public transportation during the week and travel by car, if necessary, on the weekends Lisbon is not a dangerous city but take care of your wallets and camera equipment. And careful with any bargains at the street of dodgy stores. For example, void buying oficial expensive photography equipment on a store that also sells luggage bags Make copies of your official documents and keep them with you, leave the originals in your hotel safe Lisbon is the city of the seven hills, lots of steep hill and stairs, thus wear confortable shoes Any doubts? ...

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Shopping areas

Any trip is incomplete without souvenirs, either a small fridge magnet or a trendy new jacket. Following we present an overview of the most important shopping areas: Chiado Its a glamorous area packet with nice shops very close to downtown. There you will find unique souvenirs, gourmet and gifts shops. Address: Chiado subway station(s) Baixa (downtown) The downtown area has shops all over the place. There you will find plenty of souvenirs and some of the most Lisbon traditional shops. ...

Something about Fado

Fado embraces in itself all the soul and essence of the Portuguese people. Listening to the lyrics of the themes sea, sailors, fishermen, life, love, lanes and alleys of Lisbon and the greatest of all, a “Saudade” that word which i do not dare to translate, for it is impossible. Emblematic song of Lisbon and its most typical neighborhoods like Alfama, Madragoa, Bairro Alto who were their most authentic cribs. For this reason, listening to Fado in Lisbon in will know the Portuguese, their history and their feelings. ...