Lisbon going after rented electric scooters left on sidewalks

Business Jul 2, 2019

Lisbon going after rented electric scooters left on sidewalks

Authorities in Lisbon's old town are cracking down on what locals increasingly describe as a scourge — shared electric scooters abandoned on sidewalks. The parish council, which oversees the neighborhoods around the medieval St. George's castle and the 18th-century downtown business district, introduced fines of ...

Carriages that carried kings get new Lisbon home

Travel Jun 13, 2015

Carriages that carried kings get new Lisbon home

by Barry Hatton

One of Lisbon's most popular tourist attractions has a new home for its 110th birthday. However, what's on display inside has been turning heads for centuries. The National Coach Museum, which offers a glimpse of the fabulous wealth Portugal possessed during the days of empire, ...