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Urban Art in Fundão by Milu Correch and WOOL

By | August 18, 2015 at 11:52 am | No comments

Wool, our favorite promoters of urban art in Portugal, have produced another metropolitan masterpiece. This time, it’s a work by Argentine artist Milu Correch. The two-story mural was commissioned by CALE – Fundão Street Festival, as part of their annual summer celebration. The work remains on permanent display on the…

Events

Lisb-ON Jardim Sonoro – Music Event in Lisbon, 5 & 6 September

By | August 21, 2015 at 10:11 am | No comments

Lisb-ON Jardim Sonoro (Sound Garden) returns to Lisbon for a second consecutive year on 5 & September. This very special two-day music event brings 12 national and international music acts, from dance music to funk and soul to jazz, to the wide, open-air environment of Parque Eduardo VII in the center of the city.

Dining

A Cevicheria – Fish by Kiko Martins in Lisbon

By | August 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm | No comments

What do you get when you blend Portuguese inspiration with a traditional Peruvian dish, a dash of contemporary fish market décor and a large dose of an enthusiastic and engaging chef? Easy answer. It’s A Cevicheria by Chef Kiko Martins in Príncipe Real neighborhood of Lisbon, a hot spot for fresh fish with a modern fish market ambiance.

Night Life

Sandhouse – Pool Deck, Lounge and Night Club in Matosinhos

By | August 23, 2015 at 12:25 pm | No comments

It’s a daytime deck for pool and play. It’s a sunset lounge for chilling out and chats. It’s a late night club music and mingling. It’s on the beach for your seaside fun. It’s Sandhouse at the Edificio Transparente in Matosinhos, just west of Porto. During the day, Sandhouse is a chic spot for tanning by the pool. Order a light lunch from the…

Hotels

H10 Duque de Loulé Hotel in Lisbon

By | August 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm | No comments

Portuguese heritage meets modern design in the charming H10 Duque de Loulé hotel in Lisbon. With a restored 18th-century façade, the interior has been fitted with 21st-century styling for comfort and convenience. The freshness and richness of blues and white, inspired by Portuguese azulejos tiles, make for a delightful backdrop…

Daytime

Purobeach Vilamoura – Beach Lounge for the Hip Crowd

By | July 1, 2015 at 3:05 pm | No comments

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…

Cool Things

Paletaria – Fresh Frozen Fruit Popsicles in Bairro Alto

By | July 24, 2015 at 9:31 am | No comments

It’s hot outside! Can’t get to the waterpark to cool off? The beach takes too much time? We’ve got a delicious recommendation: Paletaria, in Lisbon. The fresh, frozen fruit paleta (popsicle) that has become so popular in Brazil, Mexico and the US is now at Rua Luz Soriano, 25, in Bairro Alto. The awesome thing about these sweet and tasty paletas is that they are healthy too.

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

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 …

Shopping

Vogue Fashion’s Night Out Lisbon – 10 September 2015

By | August 9, 2015 at 1:49 pm | No comments

It’s binge night for fashionistas and shop-aholics! It’s the one night of the year in Portugal to celebrate all that is fashion and fun…at discount prices. It’s Vogue Fashion’s Night Out Lisbon 2015, set for 10 September. So grab your credit card, your shopping bag, some fashionable friends and meet us on the streets of Lisbon.