Why leaving lockdown in Lisbon is a bit like defrosting a chicken

Coming out of lockdown feels a bit like you are defrosting a rather large chicken, is an unlikely…

Portugal’s strongly collectivist culture has helped it fare better than Spain during coronavirus

The Iberian Peninsula siblings’ have respectively turned into the favourite child and black sheep, thanks to their distinctly…

Feel-good things you can do in Lisbon during lockdown

Pairing feelgood and lockdown in the same sentence seems counterintuitive, but then today I felt genuinely overjoyed over…

How to live on a budget in Lisbon after lockdown

As if freelancing wasn’t precarious enough, when you also throw a little global pandemic into the equation, it…

What I’ve learned about being a slomad in Lisbon

Digital nomads in Lisbon like myself are a bit like Russian dolls: at least half are expats, disguised…

Things I don’t like about Lisbon

To point out the things I don’t like about Lisbon is a breeze compared to highlighting what I…

Best places to work in Lisbon for dog-lovers (and dog owners too)

For dog-lovers in Lisbon who are not currently the owner of a cãozinho, I understand the unique challenges…

Is it counterproductive to ban laptops in Lisbon cafes?

A sense of shame is a new-found familiar feeling when I pop into cafes in Lisbon these days….