To be honest, Lisbon had never been on my bucket list. It never crossed my mind to visit this capital city of Portugal before. I mean, I don’t have any special memory or obsession with the city (unlike what I have with Milan, Venice or Amsterdam 😄 ). So when Zaki told me that he’s going to present his research finding in a conference in Portugal, and he wanted me to come with him, I didn’t have specific expectation. I didn’t even make a detailed itinerary like usual. My plans were just to enjoy the summer sun, relax and maybe explore a little bit.
The journey wasn’t started really well. There was a train disruption in some areas in Skåne so it was difficult to get to the Copenhagen airport. Luckily our landlord drove us to the closest station from the airport (Malmö Hyllie Station). Continue reading “A Week in Lisbon, Portugal”