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Lisbon, Portugal: Backstreets of Alfama ~ This is a great video by Rick Steves about this wonderful & old world neighborhood in Lisbon called the Alfama.  This place reminds me of Cadiz in Spain and the off the beaten path  neighborhood of Cannaregio in Venice, Italy. Old world, charming, and rich in tradition and history.

Rick Steves: Dreaming of My 2014 Travels: Portugal - via McHardy McHardy Jones Post

Elaborately-painted Portuguese tiles, called azulejos, fell out of favour in the early Century. But Lisbon today is embracing the art in its murals, museums and metro stations.