Archive for the 'Gay' Category

Stylish bar ‘​Le Marais’ Lisbon, next to spectacular Santa Catarina Tagus river viewpoint, Gay Beach Tours & ‘shirtless Tuesday’: take your shirt off = a free shot

Open from 5:30pm. You will always be assured of a warm welcome in Le Marais, a bar/cafe in Lisbon with a French inspired style, named after the Parisian gay district. Very popular with tourists, ex-pats and locals. Close to Bairro Alto,  one of Europe’s hottest nightspots, a bit away from the crowd. Le Marais bar/cafe Lisbon […]

Lissabon: trendy appartement tot 5 pers. in legendarische uitgaanswijk Bairro Alto historisch centrum, 2 slaapkamers & internet

Bairro Alto is een van de oudste buurten van Lissabon en een legendarische uitgaansbuurt. Studenten en kunstenaars uit de hele wereld komen er graag. Appartement in Bairro Alto historisch Lissabon – vanaf 3 nachten 70/80 € per nacht (bij 2 pers., te huur tot 5 pers.). Dit appartement is momenteel niet beschikbaar. Kijk op de kalender […]

Lisbon Arraial Pride 2010, the biggest Gay & Lesbian event in Portugal (LGBT) & Party time

Lisbon Pride 2012 information Lisbon Gay Pride (Arraial Pride), was held on June 26, Terreiro do Paço. Arraial Pride has been, since its start in 1997, the biggest and most nationwide participated lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) event in Portugal. A unique festival with diverse calender of events, highlights including Arraial Brides, Queer games, […]

Nostalgic Moorish kiosks in Lisbon near favorite tourist attractions, great viewpoints & recommended restaurants

On August 6, 711 Lisbon was taken by the Moors, 400 years later the city returned to Christian rule.  Nowadays the Moorish influence is still present, like the lovely designed old kiosks (quiosque), serving old-fashioned Portuguese refreshments and snacks. A few examples near beautiful viewpoints, favorite tourist attractions, some recommended restaurants and how to get there. Kiosk Camões […]

Appartement (3 slpk.) in historisch Lissabon met zonnige en rustige patio (30 m2) in Mouraria, WiFi & satelliet TV

Prima uitgangspunt om Lissabon te ontdekken, ook voor senioren. Leuk, authentiek appartement nabij metro en startpunt trammetje 28. Tot 6 pers. te huur. Vanaf 15/20 € pp per nacht (bij 4-6 pers.), 30-35 € pp pn met 2 pers. Reserveren of meer info? Mail naar J. Kruijs, thelisbonconnection@gmail.com of bel 0031 6 53941845/ skype: juliekr1956. Historisch Mouraria is de ’bakermat’ van de fado Patio […]

Popular gay Bistro/cafe ‘Les Mauvais Garçons’ Bairro Alto Lisbon & owner David García González

Les Mauvais Garçons is a very popular spot in Lisbon. It’s a small, cosy ”très-chic” cafe/restaurant in the heart of Lisbon’s famous Bairro Alto quarter. They serve delicious Spanish dishes like gaspacho and tortilhas, Italian (lasagna, spaguetti, also vegetarian) and Portuguese dishes inspired by the French cuisine. The charismatic owner David García González was born in Spain, […]

Lisbon’s famous nightlife: Bar Portas Largas Bairro Alto & gay crowd

A good place to start a night in Bairro Alto, one of Europe’s hottest an cheapest nigthspots, is Portas Largas, Rua da Atalaia 105, as it opens his doors early, at about 17:00 already. The official name means ‘Wide Doors’, but this place is also known as ‘Record’  because it’s in the same building as the […]

Costa Caparica Lisbon: white, unspoilt beaches, Fonte da Telha & Beach 19, Portugal’s most popular gay beach & how to get there

If you want to escape the hassle and the heat of Lisbon on a hot summer day, why not try the beaches of Costa da Caparica, just across the Tejo river. The locals swarm to the village of Caparica, that looks a lot like Brighton in England or Benidorm in Spain, but just away from the […]

Meco beach (Praia do Meco) 40 km south of Lisbon: ‘mecca’ for nudists, couples, surfers, a popular gay beach & how to reach from Lisbon

The beach of Meco is really wonderful, very popular by the Portuguese and the most well known internationally. Meco near Alfarim, 40 km south of Lisbon, is located in the middle of a natural park called ‘Serra da Arrabida’. This is a real ‘mecca’ for nudists & surfers. The excellent beach cost line in this area, […]

Famous hairstylist Aurelio Ramos: Portugal’s hairdresser of the year 2008, Aurelio’s saloon in Baixa Lisbon, a blind hairdresser & favorite places

Aurelio Ramos de Oliveira was born in Sao Paulo in 1975. He studied at Soho Academy São Paulo in Brazil, Maison 25 Academy Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Facto Lab in Lisbon and Vidal Sassoon in London. Le Salon, June 2008 As ‘Ambassador of l’ Oreal’ Aurelio worked a few years in ‘Le Salon’ , as […]