HAPPENING

nos primavera soun porto 2016

Nos Primavera Sound 2016 – Music Festival, Porto, 9-11 June

NOS Primavera Sound, in Porto,is one of Portugal’s premier music events. Among the confirmed acts for 2016 are such stand-outs as rock icon PJ Harvey and the dreamy experimental rock of Icelandic band Sigur Rós, besides Brian Wilson in a special performance of “Pet Sounds”, the chief pop oeuvre of the 20th century.

DINING

PapAçorda

Pap’Açorda – Consistently Good. Consistently Cool.

Pap’Açorda opened its doors in 1981 and quickly became the fashionable place for traditional Portuguese food in Lisbon. For 35 years, the restaurant in Bairro Alto, started by noted restaurateurs José Miranda and Fernando Fernandes, was a favorite among locals and attracted a high-profile crowd...

HOTELS

Sublime Hotel Comporta Luxury country house retreat portugal,

Sublime Comporta – Country House Retreat

Treat yourself to a luxury retreat in the Alentejo countryside. The Sublime Comporta premium country house is just a short drive south from Lisbon and hidden away among umbrella pines. With 14 beautifully-appointed rooms, a wellness center, fabulous restaurant and refreshing outdoor pool, the Sublime Comporta...

NIGHTLIFE

stox club porto

Stox Club – Nightlife Stock Rises in Porto

When the closing bell rings in New York, stocks continue to rise in Porto! The partners who brought you Flow Restaurant and Bar (in the Baixa) elevates your weekend nightlife with a hot new venue dedicated to the New York Stock Market, the Stox Club. This Manhattan-esque nightclub near the Clérigos Tower...

DAYTIME

MEO OutJazz 2016

Out Jazz – Free Summer Concerts in Lisbon Parks

Summer time in Lisbon JAZZ time! From 1 May to 25 September, the capital is filled with the soulful sounds of jazz. The tenth edition of MEO OutJazz promises to enhance warm summer weekend evenings with cool music performed in the city’s public spaces and gardens. All are welcome every Saturday and Sunday nights starting at 17:00.

SHOPPING

Curiosa Portugal indoor outdoor portugal

Curiosa Portugal – One-Stop Indoor & Outdoor Shop, Algarve

If you’ve ever travelled on the EN125 between Faro and Almancil, you’ve seen it. It’s the large shop, painted orange and black, with a vast array of outdoor furniture on display on the front terrace. It’s Curiosa, your one-stop shop for furnishing and decoration. Next time, you need to stop!..

Confidentially Speaking...

Joana Vasconcelos - Portugal Confidential - feature 2

Confidentially Speaking…..Joana Vasconcelos, Conceptual Artist

What do you appreciate most about art? Is it creativity? ...innovation? …whimsy? ...color? ...the message it conveys? Well, if you enjoy any of these factors, then, no doubt, you’ll fall in love (just as we have) with the works of Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos. Born in Paris, but raised in Lisbon...