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Lisbon, Portugal, yellow tram, metro, yellow lisbon, colour

Lisbon: It was all Yellow

Coldplay’s Chris Martin claimed in an interview with Howard Stern that there was “no meaning whatsoever” behind the band’s hit single “Yellow”. I think he was telling porkies. In fact, I think he and the rest of the band had just come back from their holidays in Lisbon¬†when they sat down and wrote that song, […]

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sintra, lisbon, portugal, pena palace

Sintra: Way More than just a Day Trip

Whoever decided that Sintra can be see in a day is either the world’s most thankless traveller or superhuman. In any case, they are very, very wrong. Yet that was the general impression among the six or seven people we quizzed before and during our stay in Lisbon last month, thus, we allotted one day […]

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lisbon graffiti, lisbon street art, urban art lisbon

The Lisbon DIY Graffiti Tour

Art is something I’ve never, ever been good at. I was still drawing suns, hills, rivers and stickmen at about 14, not because I had the mind of a 5 year-old, but because I knew I was shite so preferred to take the piss. Since then my aptitude for putting pencil to paper hasn’t evolved […]

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