In Portuguese language,"saudade" literally means melancholy. But this is erroneously reductive.
I have lived in Lisbon twice in my life and the reason I had to come back was probably this special atmosphere on the way, this untouchable trace and contemplative state...
I don’t know what about you people, but there are some things I never do in my own country, and I always do abroad. Visiting an old church for example. Recently I had to visit a church due to sad circumstances.
I'm Arthur Costa AKA Mr. Costa, and as a visual artist I have the constant necessity to create new things. I like to surprise people, to make them think about what surrounds them and make them look at things with an...
Arthur De Almeida
June the 12th. This night (and the day after), everywhere in Alfama there are barbecues with sardines, and sangria. Because that night, it is Santo Antonio!
Santo Antonio Festival is to honour Santo Antonio, a marriage Saint born in Lisboa.
Alfama is a wonderful district, situated, like the rest of the city Lisbon, on the slope of a hill. To get there, you can take the famous tram line 28. It’s a classic, yellow, usually crowded tram.
The westernmost district of Lisbon is Belém. The name is derived from the Portuguese word for Bethlehem. As it used to have it's own historic parish.
When in Lisboa, do not go for dinner at the center squares. There are only high-priced, and low-service restaurants. Instead, rest in the afternoon, so you are fresh to start a great night in Bairro Alto!
The Portuguese have diner somewhen between...
What a fantastic city Lisbon is! Many great districts, and wonderful streets.
Lisbon, or in Portuguese, Lisboa, is the capital of Portugal. It is the largest city of Portugal, home to over half a million people.
Lisbon's tiles or Lisbon styles? Portugal has a famous history of producing tiles of all kinds, hand-painted personalized ones for mainly the nobility and clergy, but also industrial-made ones called Azulejo padrão, or pattern tiles. In Lisbon's Lapa neighborhood you'll find...
Lisbon is the city of seven hills . Located in a corner of Europe is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean!
A city full of life, recorded in photographs.