Portugal, Lisbon Guide (B): A Walk around Lisbon Squares

A Walk around Lisbon Squares
What could be better than walking the streets of Lisbon with your beloved? Many people choose exotic destinations like the Maldives or the Seychelles for their honeymoon trip but we chose beautiful Lisbon,Portugal. Why? Well, the idea of lying on the beach for hours no matter how far away and exotic that beach might be is the idea of hell to my fair-skinned husband. So we needed to choose something else. New York, Russia, Scandinavia (maybe a cruise?), and even such far away places like Australia came to our mind. In the end we wanted to go somewhere warm and somewhere that wasn’t that far away actually (and without visa ) so we chose Portugal. We had never been there and it looked like an interesting place to explore. Yes, explore and not lie on the beach all day long.

So, we spent 8 days in Lisbon last September. We stayed at a nice hotel in the center and apart from enjoying Lisbon we also went on two day trips and even spent half a day at the beach (yes, there are many beaches near Lisbon!). We had glorious weather for the entire stay; it was sunny and warm, not hot.

So what did we do on our first day in Lisbon? After settling into our hotel and after a short nap we set off on our first walk around Lisbon. I was very much surprised by Lisbon’s beauty and the relaxed atmosphere it had. Almost every building or every square reminded me of some other city such as Paris or Madrid. It even had a bit of London in itself. But maybe that’s what happens when you travel ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Walk around Lisbon Squares
Guide Location: Portugal » Lisbon
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: square of Marquês de Pombal   Praça Dom Pedro IV   Praça da Figueira  
Author: Tanja Domijan Blasich
Read it on author's website: https://theredphoneboxtravels.wordpress.com/2015/10/16/a-walk-around-lisbon-squares-sep-2014/

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