Most of the Portuguese people I met in this postcard-picturesque city of about half a million were welcoming, effusive and justifiably proud of the place they call home—especially their cuisine, as this is a country where eating is considered a national sport. And several of the expats I met asked me not to write about Lisbon and spoil their secret playground. (Um, sorry.) Forbes on 18 August.
It’s lovely to spend a week here with no agenda, getting lost in the time warp of historic neighborhoods, the pleasures of fresh seafood and sunset views at a seaside marisqueira or the swirl of the post-midnight street parties. But during a whirlwind trip through the city, a few—by no means definitive—things stood out. Read the places that stands out in Forbes’ on 18 August.
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