Seven cinematic hillsides overlooking the Rio Tejo cradle Lisbon's postcard-perfect panorama of cobbled alleyways, ancient ruins and white-domed cathedrals – a captivating scene crafted over centuries with a killer culinary scene - sign me up!
I love doing preliminary research for a trip about a year in advance, so it gives me plenty of time to look into rentals, experiences and restaurants, then book well in advance...These are the guides I’m scoping out right now:
The Best Airbnbs in Lisbon - Time Out
How Portugal Became the Greatest Place to Eat Right Now - Bon Appétit
Where to Eat in Lisbon - This Way by Julie Pallesen
A Local’s Guide to Lisbon: 10 Top Tips - The Guardian
Six of the Best Lisbon Apartments to Rent - The Spaces
If you have any other must-do recos or general advice, I’d be thrilled if you’d leave a comment here...
Photo credits: Bon Appétit, Getty Images + Baixa House