Lisbon’s craziest night: June 12, open-air party’s historical areas, Eve of Saint Anthony (Santo António), a mix of religion & sex

Lisbon in June: wine, sangria, beer, the smell of grilled sardines, mojitos, caipirinhas, fado, pimba music and lots of people eating, drinking and dancing in the streets of the historical areas. On the eve of Saint Anthony day (June 13), Lisbon turns into a huge open air party! June 12, historic area Mouraria Rua da Guia Lisbon: Eve […]

Fado, knives & blood (Fado, Navalhas e Sangue), artist Carlos Fernandez, Santo Antonio festivities & Mouraria, Lisbons 900 years old historical area

Artist Carlos Fernandez was born and raised in Mouraria, a historic (old Moorish) down town area in Lisbon. Together with Alfama, the Mouraria area is a muddle of very narrow streets and small squares, which gives the visitor a glimpse of a forgotten age. Mouraria, Lisbon: nostalgic drawing by Carlos Fernandez Carlos Fernandez earns his […]

Restaurant ‘Zé da Mouraria’ Lisbon: delicious typical Portuguese food, old Moorish neighborhood, Amália Rodrigues & fado history

A little bit hidden in the former Moorish quarter Mouraria, in a small street of one of Lisbon’s oldest districts, you’ll find Restaurant ‘Zé da Mouraria’, mainly visited by local Portuguese. Great typical Portuguese food and, also important, very nice people and a very informal atmosphere . One of my favorites! (Air-conditioned in summertime). Restaurant ‘Zé da Mouraria’, Rua João do Outeiro […]

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 […]

Bar/restaurant ‘ANOS 60′ in Mouraria Lisbon, favorite place of journalists, local celebrities, live music & fado singer Mariza

This unique bar and top-class restaurant has been established in the nineties in the Mouraria neighbourhood and is located at Largo do Terreirinho. It is also one of the best places to talk politics (also in English) and to listen to live music (Fado/Brasilian a.o.). The owner, senhor Fernando Casanova, chose the area of Mouraria because of […]

Public transport: tram 28, a ‘must-do’ Lisbon attraction, best stops & a cheap way to visit most old town tourist attractions and Tagus River viewpoints

If you want to get a good impression of the historical city of Lisbon, a very good idea is taking this typical little trolley, ‘eléctrico 28′. This legendary tram 28 is a tourist attraction in itself. It goes all around town. Of course you can hop on and hop off. Tram (‘eléctrico 28′), Alfama. Starting point: square […]

Video: Free hugs in Lisbon

No clue who these people are, but it’s a rather positive initiative… The video gives good impression of the Baixa Chiado area. Share on Facebook

Apartments: Three bedroom apartment with lovely patio (30m2) in historic Lisbon, Mouraria & history

This old building in the heart of Mouraria, once home of Fado music and famous performer Amália Rodrigues (‘Lady of Lisbon’) is suitable for a long weekend trip with your friends to explore Lisbon’s nightlife, a romantic week with your beloved or a summer holiday with your family. The patio of 30m2 (sunny from March […]