Book Review: Night Train to Lisbon by Pascal Mercier

“Life is not what we live; it is what we imagine living” (p. 436) A masterpiece. This is an excellent reading companion to Lisbon; it is rich, powerful and beautiful. It tries to answer existential questions by exploring one’s life and soul, our ancestors and socio-political influence. The philosophical side...

Read more

Travelling Corner: A Weekend in Lisbon

What was my weekend in Lisbon like? Warm, sunny and intense! Keep reading to find out how I spent my time in the Portuguese capital. Thursday I arrived in the afternoon and was welcomed by warmth and sunshine. What a treat! I took a tube to my place in Alfama:...

Read more