Archive for the 'Belém' Category

Sunset Sailing Tour Lisbon: great experience, panoramic city views seen from the Tagus river, very romantic & super full moon

Portugal has the most gorgeous sunsets I have ever seen! When you visit Lisbon it is a great idea to enjoy a sailing tour and to discover the city seen from the river Tagus. TagusCruises Lisbon: sunset sailing on the river Tagus, a great experience! This 2 hours sunset sailing trip departs daily from Doca do Bom Sucesso, close to the […]

Lisbon inside city tips: hop on hop off bus, Red Tram historical tour, Santa Justa Lift, Cristo Rei statue, old tram 28, St George Castle, Portas do Sol, Belém Tower, hotspots, breathtaking views & nightlife

Planning a short trip to Lisbon? My inside (cheap) tips and trip ideas! ‘Hop on and hop off’ open-topped double decker bus tours are a popular way for tourists to view Lisbon city. The “River Tagus tour” offer you the the opportunity to view the areas in which most of its monuments may be found, such […]

Sightseeing Lisbon & Belém: in a toy-like GoCar even middle-aged men feel like a boy again!

A new, different and unique way to explore Lisbon: these tourist cars look like toys and if you’re driving one they make you laugh, sometimes out loud! People who see you driving start smiling or say ”Whow!” My friend Rob Plews (r) and I (I’m Julie Kruijs), December 2008. Very surprising is this car can talk, but […]

Viviane Durieu, creator of ‘A Travessa’, one of Lisbons best restaurants & favorite places

Viviane Durieu is creator of ‘A Travessa’, one of Lisbons best restaurants, set in a 17th-century convent, with a picturesque courty yard. “When I arrived in Lisbon in December 1969, two days before Christmas, I thought the climate and the light were fantastic. Especially because I had arrived from Belgium where it’s cloudy for nine […]