Category Archives: Lisbon

Welcome to the EverTheNomad blog! My name is Anja. I'm a New York-based travel writer who also takes an occasional good photo. Whether I'm traveling through the back roads of some faraway country or sitting in my Brooklyn apartment on a rainy night, this is where I share my thoughts and impressions.

Cities as lovers

Today I miss Lisbon. Portugal’s capital popped up in conversation several times in the last few days. Earlier this afternoon, I was having lunch with two colleagues who have never been to Portugal. So I started explaining my love affair … Continue reading

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Looking for Africa in Lisbon

I’m cheating, I admit. Since I’m crazy busy preparing for a much-needed holiday (the lovely Adriatic, here I come!), I’ve decided to recycle my own work and post a link to an article that I just published in the Travels … Continue reading

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Lisbon’s offbeat culture

If in Lisbon and tired of packed bars of Bairro Alto or Bica, here are a few more offbeat cultural options. Bacalhoeiro (Rua dos Bacalhoeiros 125, first & second floor; 21.886.4891) is a cultural collective that organizes courses and workshops … Continue reading

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Street tango in Lisbon

Last Sunday evening at an open-air milonga in Lisbon, two impromptu solo performances made the event even more entertaining. Video shot by Hoji Fortuna.

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St Anthony Feast in Lisbon

On June 12 every year, Lisboetas take to the streets to celebrate their patron saint, St Anthony. Known to be the protector of lost items, the poor, travelers and marriage, Anthony gets his moment in the spotlight during this colorful … Continue reading

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Lisbon’s restaurants

In case you’re wondering, I haven’t actually left Lisbon since the last post. In fact, I’ve been stuck to the computer screen trying to catch up on work and tie loose bits and pieces of the multiple projects I’m currently … Continue reading

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New art space in Lisbon

An avid fan of urban renewal, I’m always on the lookout for industrial spaces being refurbished for a creative purpose. Just such a space is currently underway in Lisbon: LX Factory. This former fabrics factory on the Tagus River in … Continue reading

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Moda Lisboa

This is a shout-out to my dear friend, next-door neighbor and an amazingly talented designer, Aleksandar Protich. This past Saturday, the models at Casino Estoril – the site of this season’s Moda Lisboa (Lisbon Fashion Week) – had the honor … Continue reading

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Top 10 Lisbon experiences

Now that I’ve been here for almost a month, I thought I’d share my top 10 Lisbon experiences, a mix of tourist favorites that I consider worth the hullabaloo and some more offbeat spots. Please share your Lisbon favorites! 1. … Continue reading

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Lisbon Players

This past weekend I ventured out twice, on Friday and Saturday night, to see the festival of one-acts plays produced by Lisbon Players. Staged in lovely Estrela Hall, a small venue with an almost clandestine look and feel, the English-language … Continue reading

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