HAPPENING

Zhang Lei China

World Press Photo 2016 in Faro, 15 July to 7 August

It´s not an exaggeration to say that many emotional events and provocative issues have taken place on this planet in the last year. Fortunately, the world´s photojournalists have documented this occasions for us to visualize, consider and reflect. The World Press Photo organization selects...

DINING

HOTELS

Pestana CR7 Lifestyle Hotel Funchal Madeira

Pestana CR7 Hotel Funchal, Madeira

Cristiano Ronaldo (CR7) goes boutique. The internationally-famous sports star teams up with respected Portuguese hotelier Pestana Hotels & Resorts to create a hotel experience as hip and cool as CR7 himself. The first Pestana CR7 Lifestyle Hotel is in Funchal, Madeira, the boyhood home of footballer.

NIGHTLIFE

aperitivo bar faro algarve

Aperitivo Bar – Cool Spot for Drinks & Petiscos in Faro

A cool place to hang, nibble, sip and chat in Faro. It’s the Aperitivo Bar on Rua Conselheiro in the Baixa (the old town) of the city. Stop in for an after-work beer…a glass of wine and chat with friends…or late night cocktail. Aperitivo is the spot to satisfy your “appetite” for life.

DAYTIME

purobeach vilamoura beachside

Purobeach Vilamoura – Beach Hangout for the Hip Crowd

Whether you want to relax in the sun in comfort away from the crowds, or hang with your friends in an ultra-chic beach spot, Purobeach Vilamoura is where you need to be. Already established in jetsetting locations such as Marbella, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Black Sea and Conrad Dubai, the Purobeach experience means large...

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...

Vhils Alexandre Farto Rio

Confidentially Speaking – Alexandre Farto aka Vhils

You’ve probably caught a glimpse of his work, somewhere in some city. The large mesmerizing faces sculpted into the exteriors of buildings from Lisbon to Los Angeles, and Ponta Delgada to Paris, have captured the attention of city dwellers and the international art community alike. His gallery works are scooped up by collectors, and his creative potential has been lauded by Forbes magazine.