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  • Language Blog

    What is the story behind the Pastel de Nata?

    The Portuguese pastel de nata is iconic. But do you know the extent the original chefs go to, to keep the recipe secret? In my latest YouTube video, pastry chef Brenda Grácio of the Lisbon Cooking Academy tells me the whole story behind Portugal’s famous custard tart, as well as where to find the best ones in Lisbon. Subtitles are available in English for beginners, or you can click settings and switch to Portuguese legendas if you are more advanced and want…

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  • Language Blog

    How to Get a Hair Cut in Portuguese

    Getting your hair cut is a BIG DEAL. I mean, you have to wear it every day, right?! So it’s a bit of a bummer when you have a breakdown in communication with your hairdresser and end up with…

  • Lisbon / Travel Tips

    Lisbon’s 5 Most Instagram Worthy Spots

    These days if it isn’t on Instagram, it didn’t happen. Luckily Lisbon is possibly one of the most Instagram worthy cities on the planet. If you’re wondering where to capture the perfect memories of your visits, I’ve compiled a…