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Nuno Santiago & Evelina Oliveira – Galeria São Mamede, Lisbon

Nuno Santiago & Evelina Oliveira – Galeria São Mamede, Lisbon

By | September 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | No comments

A double exhibition, featuring two superb Portuguese modern artists, mark the opening of the autumn art season at Galeria São Mamede in Lisbon. Abstract expressionist Nuno Santiago and surrealist Evelina Oliveira present new works expressing individual interpretations into...

Posted in: Culture, Lisbon

COS Opens on Avenida da Liberdade in Lisbon

COS Opens on Avenida da Liberdade in Lisbon

By | September 12, 2014 at 10:49 am | No comments

COS is now on Lisbon’s luxury street of fashion. People who know a thing or two about retail and shopping know that COS is the acronym for “Collection of Style”. They also know it’s the upscale offshoot of the extremely popular Swedish-based H & M chain of stores...

Posted in: Lisbon, Shopping

Cantinho do Avillez Porto – Portuguese Cuisine of José Avillez in the North

Cantinho do Avillez Porto – Portuguese Cuisine of José Avillez in the North

By | September 9, 2014 at 9:47 am | No comments

Fans of José Avillez in northern Portugal have very good reason to celebrate! The superstar chef, with no less than five restaurants in the trendy Chiado neighborhood of Lisbon, has opened his first location in Porto. Cantinho do Avillez-Porto, at Rua Mouzinho da Silveira, 166,...

Posted in: Dining, Porto

Evolutee Hotel at Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort

Evolutee Hotel at Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort

By | September 8, 2014 at 10:45 am | No comments

The Royal Óbidos Spa & Golf Resort, about a 45-minute drive north of Lisbon, has a lot to celebrate. In early 2014, their Seve Ballasteros-designed golf course was named to Golf World magazine’s “Top 100 Golf Courses in Continental Europe.” Now, the luxury resort has...

Posted in: Hotels, Portugal Centro

Restaurante Bastardo – Breaking the Rules at Internacional Design Hotel, Lisbon

Restaurante Bastardo – Breaking the Rules at Internacional Design Hotel, Lisbon

By | September 3, 2014 at 11:41 am | No comments

“Restaurante Bastardo (“Restaurant Bastard”) is the illegitimate son of Portuguese cuisine!” (Their words, not ours! A clever and intriguing promotional statement, to say the least.) This restaurant at the Internacional Design Hotel in Lisbon promises to “break the...

Posted in: Dining, Lisbon

Lumina Light Festival 2014 – Cascais, 12-14 September

Lumina Light Festival 2014 – Cascais, 12-14 September

By | September 3, 2014 at 6:31 am | No comments

For the third year, the evening sky of Cascais glows with the intensity and beauty of illuminated art installations, from the Lumina Light Festival. This extraordinary event is a full program incorporating the walkways and spaces of the coastal village with the artistry of...

Posted in: Events, Lisbon