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E veryone’s in love with lisbon. A short flight, an Lisbon’s a beautiful city, and best of all, it’s not expensive. Lisbon Heritage Hotels have a lovely group of small hotels owned by Portuguese families. The hotels are situated in the historic center of authentic old Europe mix with a cool contemporary vibe. Navigate the steep winding tiled streets, traditional Fado clubs and marvel at the restored industrial complex, LX Factory, a collection of shops, restaurants, coffee bars and street art that rivals any Brooklyn hipster scene.

Eating Europe Here’s a great idea for a present: a gift card to an Eating Europe tour. The Undiscovered Lisbon Tour was the highlight of our stay in Lisbon. Led by a most charming guide, spend the afternoon exploring Lisbon ‘s culture through food. The pace was leisurely and

AS JANELAS VERDES

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Lisbon – As Janelas Verdes, Heritage Avenida Liberdade Hotel, Hotel Britania, Hotel Lisboa Plaza and Solar Do Castelo. Breakfast buffet is included as well as complimentary admission to 20 Lisbon museums. Our stay at As Janela Verdes was delightful. The property is part of an 18th century townhouse, located next to the National Ancient Art Museum. Favorite spots: Breakfast in the interior garden surrounded by blooming flowers and climbing vines and the handsome library’s terrace view of the banks of The Tagus. heritage.pt #lisbonheritagehotels

comfortable and the history fascinating. We explored two neighborhoods – Baixa, which translates to “downtown,” followed by Mouraria, the city’s medieval quarter. At each of the six tasting stops, we sat and learned about a traditional dish paired with a local wine or beer. Last stop: Lisbon’s most famous pastry shop for a warm ‘pastel de nata’ – a heavenly sweet custard tart sprinkled with cinnamon. Eating Europe Tours are offered in London, Amsterdam, Prague, Paris, Florence, Naples and Strasbourg. Sign me up! eatingeurope.com follow @EatingEurope

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