Lisbon: city of old and new
by Sheryl Nance-Nash
Monday, 10 December 2018
It’s not surprising that last year for the first time, Lisbon, Portugal won the World Travel Award for Best European Destination. If you visit, you’ll quickly see why.
This city merges the old and new so seamlessly it’s poetic. Centuries-old buildings alongside all things modern feels quite right. Lisbon is home to Livraria Bertrand, which opened in 1732 and is the oldest bookstore in the world. Then there’s the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, a magnificent monastery that is in Lisbon’s Belem distric...