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The Collector’s Eye – Works from the Collection, Berardo Museum, thru 13 September

By | May 30, 2015 at 10:40 am | No comments

Joe Berardo is one of Portugal’s most prolific collectors of fine art. His Berardo Collection Museum, exhibits a mere fraction of the massive portfolio, in addition to hosting numerous temporary exhibitions from around the world. Yet, finally, more works from Berardo’s private collection are on display in an exhibition curated by Berardo himself.

Events

Azores Fringe Festival 2015 – 29 May to 30 June

By | May 30, 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

Petit Palais – Olivier Does French Cuisine in Lisbon

By | May 27, 2015 at 10:03 pm | No comments

It’s a little bit of Paris, a spoonful of Moulin Rouge, a good portion of old world Lisbon, and a heavy dose of Olivier. It’s Petit Palais, a luxurious French dining experience by popular Portuguese chef and restaurateur Olivier da Costa. This exclusive homage to Franco-cuisine is just steps off of Avenida da Liberdade at #37 Rua Rosa Araújo. “The Petit Palais is unprecedented,…

Night Life

Kasa da Praia – Palace for Nightlife in Porto

By | May 17, 2015 at 5:13 pm | No comments

Kasa da Praia is Porto’s palace of nightlife from Portugal über nightclub developers, Grupo K (Kremlin, Konvento, K Urban Beach and more in Lisbon). This grand venue features a large disco, bar, restaurant, VIP are and lounge. Kasa da Praia is on Praia do Castelo do Queijo in the Foz district of Porto.

Hotels

Casa do Zé Sapateiro – Schist Village B&B in Central Portugal

By | April 27, 2015 at 8:39 am | No comments

Casa do Zé Sapateiro is a small Bed & Breakfast pearl in the rolling hills of central Portugal. It is nestled within a schist village of Ferraria de São João, just south of the Lousã mountain range. The traditional house is an ideal weekend escape or a perfect relaxing get-away; where the pace is slow, the air is fresh and the accommodations are warm and friendly. Casa do Zé Sapateiro is a renovated …

Daytime

MEO Out Jazz – Outside Summer Music Series in Lisbon

By | April 28, 2015 at 10:23 am | No comments

Summer time in Lisbon JAZZ time! From 2 May to 27 September, the capital is filled with the soulful sounds of jazz. The ninth 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.

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…