“While other countries spend a fortune attracting ‘influencers’, in Portugal it has happened organically.”

“Lisbon’s laid-back charm, moderate climate with nearby beaches and castles, and its big, warm personality make you want to stay forever.”

“The new Berlin.”

“Lisbon a veritable banquet for history-hungry visitors.”

“One of the oldest capital cities in Europe – with its seven hills and proximity to the Tagus River –, has a pleasing tempo afforded by its largely sunny climate and penchant for terraços.”

“If it means being loaded with atmosphere, charm, great food and nightlife, yet ignored by the bulk of travelers, then Lisbon deserves consideration as Europe's coolest capital.”