Every year Lisbon gets visited by thousands of people, and the numbers keep increasing. It is an amazing city but like all, it has its share of tourist traps. Filipa Chatillon calls Lisbon home. Here are her tips on how to avoid these traps, and what to do instead.
Portugal seems to get lost in the shuffle, a side trip on the Iberian Peninsula, a long strip of land between Spain and the sea. But that's about to change. Not only is Portugal one of the most affordable wine-tasting destinations in Western Europe, but in addition to producing an incredibly diverse array of quality wines, the country also offers enough other specialty drinks to keep your liver working overtime for weeks.
A trip that was meant to be a romantic catalyst takes a horrific turn as food poisoning grabs a hold. Luckily, a portly and ever-smiling Portuguese man offers to help Liz Hubertz - for better or for worse.