Jenny Barchfield

Jenny Barchfield is a Lisbon-based freelance journalist. Before that, she worked as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press, with postings in Rio de Janeiro and Paris.

Lisbon’s Beautiful, Dangerous Sidewalks

The artistic and slippery “Portuguese pavement” has become Lisbon’s calling card. City Hall wants to replace a few stretches of them with concrete—a seemingly sensible decision that has sparked outrage.