The Ultimate Lisbon Bucket List


Lisbon might not top the list of Europe's most popular destinations *yet,* but that's part of the reason it's so incredible. It's much more affordable than more popular cities, and it's not crawling with tourists. Between the sunny days, laid-back pace, and colorful culture, Lisbon, Portugal is the perfect out-of-the-box European getaway. After living here for a month, I've put together my 10 favorite experiences to create the ultimate Lisbon bucket list. 

1. Explore the city via tram 

Much like San Francisco, Lisbon's tram line isn't just public transportation, but a longstanding part of the city's culture. The most famous tram, known by its vintage look and signature bell, is the E28, which runs from Martim Moniz to Campo Ourique. You'll step back in time when you board the old wooden tram, while riding through some of Lisbon's most interesting districts including Estrela, Sao Bento, Portas do Sol, and my personal favorite, Alfama. The tram is standing room only from 10am-6pm...