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Culture

“Enter the Quantum” Photography of Alexandre Manuel at Galeria São Mamede in Lisbon

By | June 20, 2015 at 10:50 am | No comments

Prestigious Lisbon gallery São Mamede presents “Enter the Quantum”, another exhibition of works by multiple award-winning photographer Alexandre Manuel. Through a keen eye and expert technique, Alexandre Manuel creates uniquely ethereal, beautiful, haunting, introspective images. “Enter the Quantum” is on display…

Events

Azores Fringe Festival 2015 – 29 May to 30 June

By | May 31, 2015 at 11:14 am | No comments

From 29 May to 30 June, wherever you are in the Azores, you’ll encounter art. That’s because the third edition of the Azores Fringe Festival brings 188 artists from 36 countries to take part in 110 events across the 12 municipalities on 7 Azorean islands. Check the program and mark your calendar; there’s sure to be an event…

Dining

Restaurante Chefe Cordeiro – Portuguese Cuisine by José Cordeiro in Lisbon

By | June 29, 2015 at 4:10 pm | No comments

More and more, Terreiro do Paço is becoming the meeting point in Lisbon for residents, tourists, fine dining, hot nightlife, and major festivals and events. In fact, one of Portugal’s leading chefs has now opened a signature spot at No. 20 inside the colonnade. Michelin Star-awarded chef José Cordeiro invites you to Restaurante Chefe Cordeiro…

Night Life

Lust in Rio – Open-Air Summer Nightclub in Lisbon

By | June 26, 2015 at 5:02 pm | No comments

One sign that summer has landed in Lisbon….Lust in Rio open air nightclub has reopened for three solid months of hot and sexy nights along the Tagus River. Lust in Rio is a joint summer venue from the organizers behind the popular Lust Club and restaurant/bar Os Meninos do Rio. Every Tuesday through Sunday nights until…

Hotels

Solar Egas Moniz Guest House in Paço De Sousa, near Porto

By | June 27, 2015 at 12:31 pm | No comments

Solar Egas Moniz is a quaint family-run guest house in a renovated 120-year-old manor house, located just 30 minutes to the east of Porto. It takes its name from the historic achievements of Egas Moniz, tutor of D. Afonso Henriques, the first king of Portugal, who is buried nearby the house, in the Paço de Sousa monastery.

Daytime

Pro Putting Garden – Serious Fun for the Golfer in Lagos, Algarve

By | June 8, 2015 at 1:15 pm | No comments

Challenging for the avid golfer, fun for the family, a great day out with friends. The Pro Putting Garden in Lagos, is a delightful entertainment park where silly fun and adept skill go hand-in-hand. The garden is just a three-minute walk from the historic center of Lagos in the western Algarve.

Cool Things

Miss Pavlova – Delicious Desserts in Porto

By | May 2, 2015 at 1:01 pm | No comments

Adeus, pastel de nata! Goodbye, cupcakes! Arrivaderci, Italian gelato! We hate to see you go…but we have a new favorite dessert. We are now in love with Miss Pavlova. Popular as a custom order specialty in Porto, Miss Pavlova (aka Ana Maio) is making her crunchy on the outside, soft in the middle and topped with…

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…

Fashion

Portugal Fashion REFLECTOR | Winter 2016 – Fátima Lopes

By | March 29, 2015 at 2:43 pm | No comments

Fátima Lopes creates a “Black Rainbow” for Winter 2016. The palette of deep greens, purples, blues and reds, combined with black and gray, make for a dark, evocative, urban and sexy look for the modern man and woman. The architectural silhouette creates unique structure and…

Shopping

Lewis Andrews Lifestyle – Boutique Department Store in Almancil, Algarve

By | May 26, 2015 at 10:31 am | No comments

Now in its third year, the Lewis Andrews Lifestyle store has firmly established itself as the Algarve’s boutique department store for life in the sun. With its casual ambiance and chic café, the store has become the go-to spot for beach and resort fashions, gifts for the home and entertaining, toys and activities for kids, furniture for the terrace…