Tag Archives: Lisbon

Saudades

What a beautiful word. So soft, so honest, so friendly, so portuguese. It means missing. There are a lot of people around the world that I would love to catch up with, there are a thousand places I would like … Continue reading

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More protests in Portugal

It’s a tough time for Portugal with more austerity! I feel for the people but am happy to leave the crisis as it’s pretty depressing.

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Lisbon’s famous trams!

There are so many places in Lisbon that I have not seen yet… I guess when I come back for future holidays I will still have lots of sightseeing to do. These trams are everywhere in Lisbon and they are … Continue reading

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The Euromillions

I had a ticket for yesterdays lottery but didn’t win anything. It is ok, I don’t NEED it. But I would love to have it. As nobody won it yesterday it has gone up to something like €173 million for … Continue reading

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Just another day in my paradise

It’s Monday. I am lucky, most people dread Monday’s but for me it means a day with my husband, a day on the scooter, looking for new places and talking about future plans and dreams. Today I woke up at … Continue reading

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Sunday…

…another lazy sunday in Lisbon! Late breakfast, here drinking tea from a cup painted by the artist Ricardo Paula’s (arte-ricardopaula.blogspot.pt) two oldest kids.

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My Road to Becoming a Brasuca

A lot of people ask me “Why Brazil”. A stupid question to me, and probably to you if you are also one of those crazy people who left your perfectly organized country to live in the chaos of São Paulo. Why … Continue reading

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No Pain No Gain

Today I had an appointment at the salon to get waxed. Gah, it really hurts! It is a pretty quick process though, well depending on which areas you need doing, but today was a quickie for me. I go to … Continue reading

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Fitting It All In One Day

Today I told my husband, who by the way has a name, Junior, I might add… he deserves to be referred to by name right? Ok, so I told him, and I know how silly this sounds, that I am … Continue reading

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At Amoreiras Shopping

Someone once told me that Amoreiras has been considered the most beautiful architecture in Lisbon (Portugal?). It shocks me of course, as I’m sure it shocks you. And even if this lovely nomination was in the 80’s when the building … Continue reading

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