Tintos e Tintas – Portuguese Art and Wine Gallery in Lisbon

By | September 24, 2015 at 2:01 pm | No comments

What’s better than walking around a gallery, appreciating fine art and sipping a delightful wine or spirit? Original art meets wine and spirits in a new gallery concept in Lisbon. Tintos e Tintas (literally translated, “Red Wine and Paints”) is a space where Portuguese artists and Portuguese vintners are celebrated together.


Rota do Petisco 2015 – Algarvian Cuisine Event, 4 Sept to 11 Oct.

By | September 30, 2015 at 8:46 am | No comments

Discover the flavors and culture of the Algarve through food and drink! (Sounds good to us!) From 4 September to 11 October, Rota do Petisco takes place in Portimão, Silves and other communities in the area. Over 170 restaurants and cafes create regional delicacies for this annual festival celebrating cuisine of the region at…


Tia Alice – High-Quality Home-Style Portuguese Cuisine in Fátima

By | September 7, 2015 at 5:15 pm | No comments

Very rich, really good, home-style cooking, just like your favorite Portuguese aunt used to make. That’s Tia Alice (Aunt Alice). It’s worth the drive, an hour north of Lisbon to the pilgrimage town of Fatima, to enjoy traditional Portuguese cuisine of the highest quality. Meats and fish are succulent, sauces are thick and creamy, and the portions are large enough for two. It may well be Portugal Confidential’s favorite…

Night Life

Rooftop Bar – Cool Cocktails & Views in Martim Moniz

By | September 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm | No comments

The seven hills of Lisbon provide a numerous opportunities for extraordinary views of the city and Rio Tejo. So, we are always delighted to discover another cool terrace bar to chill, chat with friends and watch the sunset. The Rooftop Bar at Hotel Mundial in Praça Martim Moniz provides awesome views from Castelo São Jorge, across the river…


Six Senses Douro Valley – Riverside Resort

By | September 16, 2015 at 12:55 pm | No comments

Six Senses Douro Valley is a massive resort on the southern banks of the River Douro. This region is well-known for its production of quality wine, natural beauty and its classification by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. Six Senses takes full advantage of this location sitting beside ages-old vineyards, with a view of the river, and enjoying lush gardens and thick forests as a tranquil backdrop.


Fabrica Lisboa – Hot Bread and Pastries Baked Fresh in Lisbon

By | September 23, 2015 at 7:43 pm | No comments

It’s morning in Lisbon. You need a coffee, and something fresh and delicious to get you started in your day. Where’s the cool place for hot bread, croissants and pastries? At Fabrica Lisboa, on Rua da Madelena in the Baixa. Handmade, still warm from the oven, goodness delivered to the table. Add a high-quality espresso from…

Cool Things

Haunted Houses in Portugal

By | September 30, 2015 at 7:13 am | No comments

It’s that time of year again; time when temperatures become cooler and darkness sets in sooner. It’s the perfect atmosphere to celebrate ghosts and goblins (Halloween – 31 October) and remember those no longer with us (All Saints Day and Day of the Dead – 1 November).

Confidentially Speaking…

Confidentially Speaking…João Sousa

By | April 6, 2015 at 11:58 am | No comments

João Sousa is the most recognized Portuguese face on the professional tennis circuit. At only 26 years old, Sousa is already regarded as Portugal’s greatest tennis player of all time. Sousa grew up in Guimarães, in the far north of Portugal. His father, a judge and avid tennis player…


ModaLisboa The Timers – 9-11 October – Save-the-Date

By | August 6, 2015 at 12:30 pm | No comments

Fashionistas! Save the date! ModaLisboa | Lisbon Fashion Week return 9-11 October showcasing Spring/Summer collections from top Portuguese designers. The theme for this edition is “The Timers,” calling on fashion creatives to be the change agents and transformers of our time. ModaLisboa takes place at Patio da Galé in …


Say.MyNAME Shop at Galeries Lumiére in Porto

By | September 14, 2015 at 11:08 am | No comments

Say.MyNAME, the women’s fashion brand conceived and made in Portugal has an official retail location. At No. 7 in the Galeries Lumiére in Porto, the Say.MyNAME shop is a showcase for the urban-contemporary womenswear concepts of company founder and designer Catarina Sequeira.