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How Do We Say Design in Portuguese?  – Exhibition at MUDE in Lisbon & Casa das Culturas in Paredes

How Do We Say Design in Portuguese? – Exhibition at MUDE in Lisbon & Casa das Culturas in Paredes

By | January 27, 2015 at 3:36 pm | No comments

Originally debuting at Beijing Design Week in autumn of 2014, the exhibition How Do We Say Design in Portuguese? returns to Portugal to showcase home-grown creativity by some of the country’s best known designers, and architects. Two venues host this exhibition intended to be...

Posted in: Culture, Lisbon, Porto

Carnival 2015 in Funchal, Madeira – 11-18 February

Carnival 2015 in Funchal, Madeira – 11-18 February

By | January 27, 2015 at 1:24 pm | No comments

Carnival season is here…and no one celebrates these pre-Lenten festivities quite like the city and people of Funchal on Madeira Island. For eight days, the city is decorated with in festive colors and lights. Residents and visitors alike flood the streets in brightly adorned...

Posted in: Events, Madeira

Wallwear by Brigida Ribeiros – Pura Cal at LX Factory

Wallwear by Brigida Ribeiros – Pura Cal at LX Factory

By | January 23, 2015 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Pura Cal, a Portuguese company passionate about space and objects, has found a home for themselves in the creative community of LX Factory. They have decided to share their obsession of furniture, design and art with the world by hosting exhibitions throughout the year in their...

Posted in: Culture, Lisbon

Radio Hotel – Premium Night Club in Lisbon

Radio Hotel – Premium Night Club in Lisbon

By | January 16, 2015 at 1:52 pm | No comments

Radio Hotel in Lisbon ticks every box in defining what a trendy, chill bar lounge should be: futuristic space-age design; big comfy sofas; indirect mood lighting glowing from walls and decorative objects; and let’s not forget, the all important electronic rhythmic beat...

Posted in: Lisbon, Night Life

Lisbon Chocolate Festival – 5-8 February 2015, Campo Pequeno

Lisbon Chocolate Festival – 5-8 February 2015, Campo Pequeno

By | January 15, 2015 at 9:54 am | No comments

If “dieting” and “losing weight” are on your list of New Year’s resolutions, then this event is NOT FOR YOU! However, if you go weak at the knees when someone mentions chocolate or cocoa, then you should mark your calendar now for the Chocolate in Lisbon (O Chocolate...

Posted in: Events, Lisbon

By the Wine – José Maria da Fonseca Tasting Room in Lisbon

By the Wine – José Maria da Fonseca Tasting Room in Lisbon

By | January 14, 2015 at 11:42 am | No comments

A new spot in the trendy Chiado neighborhood of Lisbon is an ideal place to meet friends, relax after a day of shopping, and try some delicious wines made in Portugal. By the Wine is the first “flagship store” of famed Portuguese vintner José Maria da Fonseca. Wines by the...

Posted in: Day Life, Lisbon