Lisbon in Us

This is a series where we share stories in the first person.
In Lisbon in Us the common denominator is the city and its human heritage. The way we live it, how we see it, the importance we give to it, the unusual stories, the memories, the feelings …

How each one builds his Lisbon and how Lisbon marks each one of us.

 
May 12, 2021 getLISBON

Today our guest is an urban artist who marked us, particularly, with her kindness. In Lisbon in Us by MOAMI, this creator of enchanted dreams shares with us her feelings for the city and her perspective in these very peculiar times. My relationship with the city of Lisbon is one of passion… and maybe that’s one of the infinite reasons for my constant artistic creativity. Before the pandemic I spent a few hours of my day per week wandering and walking around the city and I can say that although I know the city, there’s always so much to discover….

April 28, 2021 getLISBON 2Comment

We present to you a great friend and collaborator of getLISBON since day one with his images and teachings. In Lisbon in Us by Luís Bayó Veiga, this lover of the luminous city of the seven hills, a collector of books, magazines, postcards and several other items related to the city, reveals his two perspectives, of today and of yesterday… Lisbon from my eyes: those of today and those of yesterday… I’ve just arrived! Once again I’m here, in this large and sunny place: Luís de Camões Square, with the statue of the prince of the poets right at the…

April 14, 2021 getLISBON

Evanne is an American that has moved with her husband to the heart of Lisbon, after 18 years in an RV travelling across the US. In Lisbon in Us by Evanne Schmarder, she’ll be sharing her experience of living in our city. Evanne Schmarder’s relationship with Lisbon I remember it like it was yesterday, the first night I slept in my new hometown, Lisbon. The room was dark, the bed was comfortable, and, despite jet lag and the excitement of the day, I was ready to fall asleep. Outside were unfamiliar sounds; silence punctuated by my new life – restaurant…

March 24, 2021 getLISBON

Although today’s guest has only been living in Lisbon for 6 years, he’s already a profound connoisseur and deeply passionate about this city. In Lisbon in Us by Alexis Passechnikoff, he tells us his interesting story as a collector, which brought him to Lisbon regularly when he still lived in Porto. My first contact with Lisbon was when I landed at the then Portela Airport, in July 1954, coming from Belgium in a four-engine propeller aircraft, together with my parents to move to the city of Porto, where my father was going to work as a chemical engineer. Since we…

March 10, 2021 getLISBON

The first guest of this series had to be our friend and partner Rui from PEDDY+. In Lisbon in Us by Rui Martins we’ll find out how this local gained consciousness about the richness and diversity of his city and how today he’s committed to disseminating its historic heritage under the motto “we can only appreciate what we know”. I was born in Lisbon in March 1974, a month before the revolution, in the civil parish of São Jorge de Arroios. Although I was born not far from the centre of our capital, I quickly “escaped” with my parents to…