Archive for the 'Eco-shopping Lisbon' Category

Lisbon people: Sandra Guerreiro & her wonderful designs by reusing plastic bags

Sandra Guerreiro was born in Lisbon, where she still lives. Graduated in Fashion Design, she soon started to do what she really loves, reusing materials to other purposes, instead of designing clothes… Starting with recycled paper, cardboard and other materials, ended up reusing plastic bags to create new bags, wallets, lamps, laptop cases and much more… Sandra’s […]

Lisbon at Christmas time: X-mas kitsch, a giant tree, eco-decoration, sexy X-mas lingerie and ‘Maria & Jesus Temptations’ restaurant

In December, thousands of colorful lights decorate Lisbon. Portuguese people love ‘the most wonderful time of the year’, celebrating Christmas with a lot of X-mas kitsch. Everywhere you look you see blinking neon lights, Christmas markets and decorated shops. If you are a Christmas hater, maybe it’s a better idea to visit this fascinating city […]

Sunday flea, vintage, stamps, coins & (eco)handicraft market at Praça do Comércio Lisbon

Do you enjoy flea market shopping? Every Sunday morning there’s a small market at square Praça do Comércio (‘Commerce Square’) , where you can find antiques, books, collectioner’s items, vinyl music albums, stamps, coins and (eco) handicraft. In summertime this market also take place on Saturdays. March 2009 This outdoor market is held every Sunday from 9am to […]

Lisbon’s Ladra Alternativa (Alternative Flea Market) cool recycled art & Nespresso caps Christmas decoration

At the urban handicrafts Fair, Ladra Alternativa, you can find every type of item, from jewellery to home utensils, always with the knowledge that you are buying unique and original items for a cheap price. If you happen to be around: four times a year this indoor fair is held at the Dr Magalhães Lima Cultural Centre, Rua […]

Conserveira de Lisboa (famous Lisbon Cannery store): hundreds of colourful tins of Portugal’s favorite fish & nostalgic power

Conserveira de Lisboa (The Lisbon Cannery store) has been covered in many many newspapers, tv-programs and on the internet, never paid for any promotion but is listed by many touristic guides. Why? Because this is a wonderful preserved-fish store with hundreds of colorful tins of the Portuguese favorite fish. It’s been open for 80 years and […]

Cláudio Silva’s traditional shop ‘Meio da Praça’ Lisbon: olive oil, good wines & more than funny souvenirs

Quality food and great wine are a passion for Portuguese people. In case you also fall in love with it, visit ‘Meio da Praça’ . This shop just moved to Rua da Prata, nº 78, Lisbon. You can pull a chair and take your time to discover old Lusitânia products at reasonable prices like the […]

Lisbon eco-shopping: ‘Pelcor’ cork shop Baixa: from handbags, hats, sophisticated accessories to stamps & welcome to the beautiful world of cork

New in Lisbon’s Baixa district: Pelcor (‘skin’ & ’cork’), located Rua da Pedras Negras no. 30. From beautiful handbags, hats, sophisticated accessories to stamps (!), all products in this shop are made from cork oak skin. This 100 % Portuguese outfit has won various eco-design awards and distinctions for innovation, potential and creativity. Pelcor cork shop, […]

Bairro Alto at night: hotspot ‘A Capela’ famous bar in Lisbon & owner Pedro Silva

Rua da Atalaia, Bairro Alto  in Lisbon at 02:00. Trendy 2-bedroom for rent in the heart of this area for people who love nightlife Bairro Alto in Lisbon is posssibly one of the best spots in Europe for a night out! Wander through the lanes of bars, fado houses and clubs – every night hundreds […]