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Traveling to Lisbon? Our culinary travel blog shares tips and resources for Portugal travel. This includes:

  • Where and what to eat in Lisbon
  • Where to stay in Lisbon
  • Recommended day trips from Lisbon
  • Day tours in Lisbon

From high end food courts with traditional Portuguese food, to amazing pork sandwiches. From Portuguese fish and fresh seafood at the famous Cervejaria Ramiro, and amazing lesser known wines. Portugal has a little something for everyone. We only scratched the surface of Portugal food travel, after a couple of trips to the city. We explored the Alentejo wine country, which left us only wanting more. The best way to visit Portugal is to get out of the city, and really explore!

Before traveling to Portugal, I would not have associated the country with wine. Of course I know about the sweet port dessert wine, but other than that, it is a country unexplored for wine. When traveling to Portugal for the first time, we often just asked for the house white wine, or thought we were sophisticated when we learned about vino verde, a crisp white wine, with a greenish tint. You can find it all over the city.

Lisbon – the City of Seven Hills

City of Seven Hills

Lisbon, Portugal, is the city of the seven hills, and my legs certainly felt it.  There was no way to go from one place to another without heading up a hill.  The entire trip was one giant aerobic exercise, with periodic stops for fantastic food and drink.  It didn’t help that even when we stopped […]