Cover Photo By: Alex Ortega
The cobbled streets of the Portuguese capital are worn yet well loved, vibrant yet laid-back, melancholic, yet hopeful. These seemingly contradictory qualities create an atmosphere that is wholly unique to this riverside city.
Its historic yellow trams chug through its winding, narrow streets, while its tuk-tuks putter up and down its steep hills. Its mesmerizing geometric tiles mark the oldest corners of the city, and its ceramic souvenirs can found in every shop and market. Its fado music echoes from its restaurants and cafés, and its ornate arches, stunning churches, and spectacular viewpoints rival the best in the world.
This is Lisbon.
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This small, friendly city of striking contrasts is the ideal place for creative regeneration. So if you’re headed to the Portuguese capital with the hope of finding a bit of creative inspiration, this might just be the guide for you.
Teresa Freitas is a Portuguese photographer whose Instagram feed features imaginative subjects and a wonderland of colors, all while revealing her love for flowers and
I witnessed the beauty of an enchanting city last summer, and came home with one thought in my head — I must go back. Soon.