VIP Grand Lisboa Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Lisbon
We hopped on the ``Hop on/Hop off`` Tourist bus at the Torres bull fighting ring near our hotel. It is a double decker open top bus and is a great way to see the main tourist sites in the City. When you find one that you would like to explore a little more, you hop off and explore. When you are done you hop back on another bus and continue the …
... berth rather than the $20 for two seats in with the ferals.
-37 hours in LISBON, Portugal - 'the more you look, the more you see'.
Off the train, backpacks down, out the door within 5 minutes to join up with a group of Lisboeta friends showing tourists around their city. It's a strange city. It doesn't quite 'fit' together. A mismatch of architecture, from Phoenician to medieval, Greek to Roman but mostly Arab influenced. Arabs love their tiles as the exterior of ...
... from the southern cities, this city became a favourite for a few.
We then crossed the border, a new country speaking in a different tongue, more like a song than a spoken word. It was time to put the tapas behind us momentarily and replace them with bacalao, tarts and chicken. More beach time was had in the crystal blue waters of Lagos before we made our way to the capital of Lisboa where we were joined by Nata 'the generous'
... the side of the highway and to the nearest town. Nearly an hour later we were put in three maxi taxis and taken to a forgettable town two kilometres down the highway where we ate lunch and waited for a replacement bus to come from Lisbon and collect us. The maths teacher had to be at the airport by 6 pm and the group was keen to rush to Lisbon to drop her off on time. All except me and this rather annoying South African woman. We wanted to complete the ...
... and I wanted to be close by. When we come back I will try and get a hotel closer to the city centre.
We have arrived at the hotel and I am in awe of our view. We are on the 12th floor overlooking a very broad river, a **** long bridge as well as a cable car. A serious wow factor. The train station is a modern wonder that stretches underground to a huge shopping centre that then leads to the river with huge buildings as well as a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility