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Lisbon, a wine region?

Lisbon, a wine region? Isn’t it Estremadura? In fact, this region used to be called Estremadura, just like the geographic region. It has a long history of wine production. However, until just over a decade ago, the wines produced in this region were not of the best quality. The region produced in great quantities but, …

Getting around Lisbon

Getting around Lisbon is not complicated. Of course, it all depends on who you talk to, or what type of information you are given. For example, if you talk to the locals, they will talk about congestion and packed buses, trains and metro. But that, unfortunately, happens in every country, it’s called peak hour. Lisbon …

The iconic Belém Tower

The iconic Belém Tower is located on the north shore of the river Tagus. It is one of the landmarks of the city of Lisbon and it is visited by thousands every year. In 1983 it was classified as World Heritage by UNESCO. Its beautiful architecture is the delight of those who visit it, but …