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One-on-One Café Life & PT Travel tips

One-on-One Café Life & PT Travel tips

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am petite but have a lot of storage :) For 11 years I wrote/edited on worldwide Travel/Architecture/lifestyle for international media of record. Was credited for inspiring/invited to write a Lisbon guide that was launched in 2007 by a central big time international publisher & spearheaded the city's coming into fashion. Was born/lived only ever in Lisbon - but have family/had holidays in…
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What we’ll do

'Café life' - a Portuguese quirk. Historically, notable café life was about debating literature et al in specific venues some guides may mention. Yet cafés that survive in some splendor of their once patronage are those that were at least also social - not usually covered by guides, or not as such. Each city has their insider own, where namely older society(-y) ladies waste time away. We…

What else you should know

Portugal café life is about home-from-home. As my guest into it you keep the feel through your stay with factual informed input, personal preferences/hip/hype/cliché aside. Also I'll speak Portuguese with Portuguese speakers. Or English with French/Spanish speakers who understand it: I do both!

What I’ll provide

Tea
A very Portuguese café-y espresso real lemon tea.

What to bring

Open mind.
Brave nature.
Keenness to learn.
Your tastes, preferences, ideas, plans for your stay. Queries :)

Where you'll be

We will meet at Pastelaria Versailles. Sit in its original 1920's interior - on the plateau of the heavily perfumed/made-up ladies, overlooking bica people turf. There will be mostly locals - some tourists - most outside on sunny days. With me you'll see and know more, enjoy differently. Laugh, feel at home - in one of the harshest initiations to Lisbon café life. After Versailles, any other venue is a walk in the park :)

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests aged 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Portugal café life is about home-from-home. As my guest into it you keep the feel through your stay with factual informed input, personal preferences/hip/hype/cliché aside. Also I'll speak Portuguese with Portuguese speakers. Or English with French/Spanish speakers who understand it: I do both!
Cláudia
One-on-One Café Life & PT Travel tips
New experience
From £40/person
New experience
From £40/person