It’s always nice to go back to Portugal. Even if you lived there for the most part of your life like myself, or if you been there many times, you’ll find that the country, and especially Lisbon is constantly evolving and you end up discovering new places and new people that make you fall in love over and over again with the Portuguese capital.
I was there last weekend for
There’s plenty of nice hotels in this city. This time I stayed at the
“TEM-PLATE has been created to become a pioneer in exploring new fashion territories. Choosing Portugal with its strong apparel production heritage and Lisbon’s buzzing creative scene for our first brick and mortar location was a very logical first step”, explain Rune Park and Robby Vekemans, TEM-PLATE’s founders, adding: “In Lisbon, we create the template for the future. It’s a laboratory that paves the way for further exploration. Expect to see our template spreading to further unexpected destinations. Extending our e-commerce channel with the best parts of the in-store experience—informed, engaging personnel and exciting events that support the local creativity next to exhibitions of international designers and artists.”
I can’t give you much information about this place. This place doesn’t even have a name. It’s not open to the public. It’s not really a restaurant. You need to know someone and get invited to eat here. Luckily for me, I know people. The place belongs to Erica Porru and she prepared one of the most amazing home-cooked meals I’ve had in my life. Next time you are you Lisbon just ask around for this place.
Ok, this place might be a cliché. It might be a place where all the tourists go. But in my case, it’s also a place where I had the most fun nights. Bairro Alto is the heart of Lisbon. During the day it’s a nice neighborhood to take a walk and have a nice meal. During the night is completely transformed into crowded streets where you can find a bar every 3 meters. You drink on the streets, make friends from all over the world, and it’s even possible you bump into Madonna!