Archive for the 'Children' Category

Saint George’s Castle Lisbon overlooking lively square Martim Moniz: multicultural delicacies, market, aphrodisiacs, ‘Shit’ liqueur, terraces, (live) music, dancing & starting point tourist tram 28

Tweet When you travel to Lisbon it is a must to visit the legendary St. George’s castle. Walking from the beautiful  Rossio square to Castelo de São Jorge, you will cross square Praça Martim Moniz (GOOGLE MAP), starting point of the legendary tram 28, a ‘must do’ Lisbon attraction. Square Martim Moniz February 2013: Kiosk ‘A Preta’ (‘The Black’) : João (Johnny) and […]

Kiosk cafe ‘Clara Clara’ Lisbon, terrace near fleamarket Feira da Ladra, WiFi hotspot, playground for children & panoramic Tagus river views

Tweet The ‘Clara Clara’ Cafe in Alfama Lisbon is a kiosk in the garden-terrace of Boto Machado (or Santa Clara), overlooking the Tagus (Tejo) River and the National Pantheon (Church of Santa Engracia), in the heart of Lisbon’s legendary flea market, Feira da Ladra, litt. thieves market. ‘Clara Clara’ kiosk cafe in the heart of fleamarket Feira da […]

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

Tweet 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, […]

Estrela Garden Lisbon: unique, exotic & a perfect place for children

Tweet One of my favorites (of course the famous botanical garden Jardim Botanico  is also worth a visit!) is Jardim da Estrela (Estrela Garden), one of the biggest gardens in Lisbon with a pleasant café and a huge variety of unique trees and plants. It’s a great place to walk around and kids have fun here! It […]

Authentiek appartement (3 slpk, 100 m2) historisch Lissabon: fijne privé patio (30 m2) in Mouraria, tot 6 pers. te huur, startpunt tram 28, WiFi, BBQ & sat. TV

Tweet Prima uitgangspunt om Lissabon te ontdekken, ook voor senioren. Vanaf 35-40 € pp pn met 2 pers. Direct van eigenaar (verhuur sinds 2006), goede nachtrust. Authentiek appartement (rond 1900 gebouwd), hartje  stad,  nabij metro en startpunt trammetje 28. Tot 6 pers. te huur. Vanaf 20/25 € pp per nacht (bij 4-6 pers.). Bij 5 of meer dagen 10 % korting. Patio (30 […]

Lisbon for children: the Oceanarium, the Zoo & the Science Museum

Tweet Lisbon is a very children-friendly city and a perfect destination for a few days with the family. The mild climate makes it ideal to explore the city, with places of interest and a lot of fun for children! Who’s watching who? Picture: Abilio Leitao The famous Oceanarium (Oceanário) in Lisbon is the largest aquarium […]

Lisbon 3 hours river mini cruise: old and modern Lisbon attractions seen from the Tagus River & renovated, traditional ‘Cacilheiro’ boat

Tweet Trip to Lisbon for only a few days?  Take a boat trip on the Tagus River to discover the contours of the old and the modern part of the Portuguese capital. This short cruise (from April 1st – October 31) departs every day at 15:00 from Terreiro do Paço, just near Praça do Comércio (‘Commerce Square), and lasts […]

Lisbon’s Botanical Garden (Jardim Botânico), unique, designed as a scientific garden in 1873: Portuguese colonial power & one of Europe’s finest

Tweet Tucked away in the Principe Real dictrict, near Bairro Alto, the Botanical Garden is a lush retreat from the afternoon sun. It covers an area of extending uphill from the Rua da Escola Politécnica to the Avenida da Liberdade. The University of Lisbon Botanical Garden was designed as a scientific garden, planting began in 1873 […]

The Lisbon Zoo, unforgettable education & entertainment

Tweet Located in the city center, the Lisbon Zoo (Jardim Zoológico) has one of the best zoological collections in the world: more than 2.000 animals and 350 different species approximately, lodged in areas increasingly similar to their natural habitats. The Lisbon Zoo main entrance is located at the Praça Marechal Humberto Delgado, Sete-Rios, Benfica, open every […]