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This Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and ReasonThis Gulf of Fire: The Great Lisbon Earthquake, or Apocalypse in the Age of Science and Reason by Mark Molesky.

The definitive account of the Great Lisbon Earthquake–the most consequential natural disaster of modern times. On All Saints’ Day 1755, tremors from an earthquake measuring approximately 9.0 or perhaps higher on the magnitude scale swept toward Lisbon, then one of the wealthiest cities in the world and the capital of a vast global empire. Within minutes, much of the city lay in ruins.

Lisbon: City of the SeaLisbon: City of the Sea by Malcolm Jack.

Malcolm Jack captures the rich and unique history of this haunting and attractive port whose prominent position on the Tagus estuary has inextricably bound its character with the sea. Beginning with its earliest inhabitants, Jack traces Lisbon’s life through its imperial success in the 16th century and the devastating earthquake that humbled the city and shocked Europe in 1755 to its current position as a vibrant and successful European capital.

Lisbon in the Renaissance (Historical Travel)Lisbon in the Renaissance (Historical Travel) by Damião de Góis.

De Gois was a Portuguese humanist, a friend of Erasmus and his circle, and a writer imbued with the classical learning of his day. His Description was written in 1554 at the height of the city’s commercial and cultural influence. It places the city in its geographical and historical setting, surveys its topography and environs, and reviews its major architectural attractions.

Travel Guides

Visit Lisboa – Official travel site of Lisbon.

Go Lisbon – Lisbon travel guide featuring sights, attractions, nightlife, beaches, hotels, hostels, apartments, and tours.

Lisbon Lux – Where to go, what to see, best must-see places, things to do when you visit Lisbon. – Lisbon city guide by Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon.

Lisbon Tourist Guide – Discover Lisbon with the help of a local. Features essential travel information, tips, and advice from an insider’s point of view.


Expat In Lisbon – An American expatriate living in Lisbon, Portugal.

In Love With Lisbon – One woman’s love affair with Lisbon and Portugal.

Cool Lisbon – Blogging things to see in Lisbon.

Blog Posts

5 incredible Lisbon views that will make you fall in love – If you are looking for the best views of Lisbon then this guide by will save you time in looking for them.

Lisbon Top 10 picks – The best things to see in Lisbon, as selected by

7 experiences not to miss in Lisbon – By

Portugal: A morning stroll in Lisbon – By

Lisbon Photography: A Photo Journey Through Lisbon’s Street Life – By

48 hours in Lisbon – By

Photo tour through Lisbon – By

Where to Wander in Lisbon – By

City of sardines – Lisbon, Portugal – By

A Day in Lisbon, Portugal – By


Eating in Lisbon, Portugal – By


Lisbon Bus Tour – The Yellow Bus – Mark and his family from review the Lisbon Yellow Bus Tours.

Lisbon Tours – Things to do and tours in Lisbon.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Pocket Lisbon (Travel Guide)

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Lisbon

Rick Steves’ Snapshot Lisbon


Lisbon Photo Gallery – Photo gallery of Lisbon.

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