Lisbon’s Castle of Sao Jorge

The next place on our Lisbon list to explore was the Castle of Sao Jorge. We spent the morning in Commerce Square and dithered about whether to walk from there to the castle or take Tram 28. One tram passed us by while we debated, another was on the way and had space so we…

Lisbon’s Commerce Square

On our first night in Lisbon we headed for Commerce Square to dine at one of the restaurants there. It was beautiful at night, all lit up and sparkling but I wanted to return in the daytime and explore a little more. After breakfast at our hotel that is just what we did. The square…

Dining in Lisbon

Military precision is how I approach all elements of our trips and where we dine out in the evenings is never left to chance. Not until this time that is. I was more relaxed about that whole aspect of this holiday, we made no plans and I left it to Husband to decide where we…

Riding Lisbon’s Tram 28

On our first day in Lisbon we got to our hotel, got rid of our suitcases and after a quick lunch decided to make Tram 28 our first adventure in the city. We spotted the yellow trams in the city streets and easily found a tram stop. Tram 28 is one of three traditional tram…

Staying In Lisbon

We just couldn’t decide where in Lisbon we wanted to stay. All the neighbourhoods sounded equally enticing and we trawled through a vast number of hotels on the internet before we stumbled upon the Browns group. They have three hotels in Lisbon, we very nearly booked the Browns Downtown Hotel but then switched at the…

Lisbon – Best Bits

Husband needed to take a work trip to Portugal, we managed to schedule this during Son’s Easter holidays so we could tag along as well. A choice of basing ourselves in either Porto or Lisbon for the five day break – we opted for Lisbon, a tough choice but a good one, we loved it.…