The History of Pasteis de Belém

The History of Pasteis de Belém

In the early nineteenth century, in Belém, near the Monastery of Jeronimos, labored one refining cane sugar associated with a small place of varied stores. As a result of the Liberal Revolution occurred in 1820, are in 1834 closed all monasteries in Portugal, expelling clergy and workers. In an attempt to survive, the Monastery someone […]

Fado – The Music Genre Born In Lisbon

Fado - The Music Genre Born In Lisbon

Fado is the music genre that most evokes the Portuguese spirit. Encompasses various styles and themes but is essentially characterized by music and sorrowful and melancholic lyrics. In 2011, Fado was classified as Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The word “Fado” means “fate”, yet the melancholy nature of the song leads us to describe […]

10 Things To Do In Lisbon

10 Things To Do In Lisbon

Lisbon is a cosmopolitan city with good access and a few hours away from any European capital. And there is so much to see and do that it is hard to have enough time to see everything you want, with long time … here we present a selection, among others that can do everything that […]