Where to find the best vintage and second-hand shops in Lisbon (2024)

Where to shop Vintage clothing in Lisbon - Madame Surto Estrela

Second-hand or vintage shopping is always fun in Lisbon. There’s the thrill of not knowing what you’ll find, the highs and lows of finding something does (or doesn’t) fit, the feel-good fact that you’re stopping an item from going to landfill, and that you’re filling your wardrobe with ethical options over fast fashion.  There are […]

The best Portuguese cookbooks in English

Stack of Cookbooks about Portuguese food

Whether you’re looking for a brilliant souvenir to mark your time in Portugal, or a thoughtful gift for someone special, I’ve rounded up what I think are the best Portuguese cookbooks available in English.  While living here I’ve been collecting Portuguese cookbooks in both English and Portuguese, and one thing I’ve noticed is that many […]

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