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Portuguese Sweetness in a Glass

What does Cleopatra  and the French Sun King have in Common?  The queen of Egypt and Louis XIV of France's favorite tipple had everything to do with a certain little grape named the Muscat. Making honey-tongued wine from ancient times right up to the present...

One of the Best Museums to Visit in Lisbon

Be ready to be truly amazed when you book a tour of the workshops of the Museum of Decorative Artes (Museu Artes Decorativas FRESS) This is exactly what Gwen McCauley of Algarve Experiences was when I took her there last month. Check our her reactions below to my choice of a Lisbon site...

Lisbon 2015 Midnight

Happy 2015 from Lisbon Goodbye 2014 Hello 2015 Lisbon Loves her Fireworks On the River at Midnight.  Or High at from the Castle    After the fireworks  ends on the Lisbon side of the Tagus river enjoy the light show from the other side!      Contact...

Christmas Cribs Lisbon

Lisbon at Christmas Time The Portuguese nation's capital city, Lisbon sparkles just like any other first city in Europe with twinkling lights and all the other trappings of the Christmas holiday season.  Here in Lisbon however, the story of Christ's birth appears prominently on the...

Lisbon A Perfect Day

Lisbon such a perfect day, oh such a perfect day. Late December's heavenly blue tops a golden cape and carpet , inviting a traveller to sit awhile and muse in Lisbon's favorite garden. No Autumn tints from deciduous trees spray the seven hills here a burnished hue, but prehistoric Ginkgo's little...

Discover the Wine of Dao Portugal

Why not become a #Daolover with these gastronomic wine offerings from Caminhos Crusados - red, white or rosé you won't be disappointed. Available in Lisbon at Adega & Gourmet in Campo de Ourique or let them send you a couple of bottles if you are elsewhere in Portugal.  My...

Friday Foodie Foto

Lisbon loves Hot Days & White Wine When the Summer returns with sizzling hot sunny weather on the first days of October, just pour youself a nice glass of Lisbon White Wine and snack on Partridge Sausage, thats what I did. Better still the label was stuck on this bottle of white wine the night...

Cruise into Lisbon

Cruising To Lisbon? Be on Deck to Spot 500 yearold Tower   breathtakingdestinations: Belém Tower -... (function(a){var b="embedly-platform",c="script";if(!a.getElementById(b)){var...

World Tourism Day #StreetArt Lisbon

Walk on #Art in the Streets of #Lisbon  photorator: Pedestrian street in Lisbon Portugal #StreetArt #Lisbon style better still you can walk on it.   

The Day Lisbon Burned

Lisbon Burned 25 Years Ago One of Lisbon's more recent calamities - not as devestating at the great earthquake - but it still wiped out a major part of downtown & along with it a bygone time. Lisbon's Chiado has bounced back, many of the old places are gone & new establishments have opened...

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