Alternative Flea Market (Ladra Alternativa) Lisbon (2) & Rosa Lourenço’s beautiful bags

If you happen to be around: several times a year the Ladra Alternativa indoor fair is held in Lisbon, a perfect place to find a unique gift. You can mix with creative locals at the bustling fair Ladra Alternativa, a treasure trove of original articles of jewellery, arts, crafts and fashion accessories, clothing, bags and much more, under the theme of […]

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 […]

Lisbon shopping: charming & trendy Rua do Carmo, top desginer Ana Salazar & ‘Luvaria Ulisses’, famous little glove store

The easiest way to get to Rua do Carmo is from the central square Rossio From Rossio you walk up to Rua do Carmo. There are trendy shops of international brands and some other traditional and very old ones. Rua do Carmo. Lisbon Famous little glove store ‘Luvaria Ulisses’, Rua do Carmo nr 87 A This very […]

A Outre Face da Lua Lisbon Vintage Shop & also famous cafe for delicious sandwiches and salads

Opened in October 2005, the ‘A Outra Face da Lua’ (‘the other side of the moon’) shop has an exclusive selection of vintage clothing and accessories, recycled clothing by Carla Belchior, wallpaper, tin toys, Melissa shoes and traditional Portuguese products like Clarim soap and Bordalo Pinheiro products. You can find true bargains, unique and original […]

Feira da Ladra: Lisbons’ legendary flea market, every Tuesday and Saturday, football player Cristiano Ronaldo’s sexy underwear & Michael Jackson’s Thriller

‘Feira da Ladra’ in Alfama at Campo de Santa Clara , is Lisbons legendary flea market. Feira da Ladra means more or less ‘market of thieves’. You should take this quite literally and keep an eye on your belongings. ‘Feira da Ladra’ in Alfama Lisbon: famous fleamarket If you are looking for buying ‘opportunities’, or things […]