Travel Blogs from Lisbon
... 78 billion euros, divided equally among the European Commission, the European Central Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, were given to Portugal, so that the country could rise from the current economic crisis. The program consisted of reforms targeted to promote economic growth and jobs, to institute fiscal measures that would reduce the current deficit, and to ensure a financial stability that would remain in Portugal, after ...
... awe with the view. We were so high up,
there were clouds below us.
We pulled off the road to take some pictures before continuing up the mountain. At one point, we found a pull out with a few other cars and what looked like a trail head. Logan was disappointed that we weren't ready for a hike once he saw these but knew neither of us would make a very far one. But we ventured through the trail to try and get a better view. The trail
... taxi back home for $10...I love Portugal! My most impressive nature observation: the storks here. I have seen hundreds of them. They are huge, with black and white beaks. They migrate from North Africa, and nest here, raising their young. The nests are about the size of a dining room table, and look man-made because they are so geometically perfect. 2 funny anecdotes: 1) Dawn and I were in a church and I got severely repromanded by a Dutch tour guide for taking a photo (I did ...
... for 2 minutes, but it was much easier than walking!
As it was now mid afternoon, and with heavier drizzle becoming more prevalent, we decided to go walking around the city, before Conor discovered a Foot Locker shop that was actually open on a Sunday. Typically, Conor spent 25 minutes looking at things, none of which he actually bought, and decided it was time to leave. Conor has still not bought a pair of shoes this holiday, which is a miracle ...
Today I went on a walking tour of Lisbon. One of the reasons I switched hostels was because my friend said I needed to go to this hostel and I needed to go on the walking tour with Taylor. This guy is amazing at what he does. He is from San Fran and was really chill. He isnt an official tour guide and that is what made this so great. He is known so well in Portugal that locals in Porto know about him and when he went there and told them who he was and what he does in Lisboa, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility