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Port Wine – Everything You Need to Know

Every delicious dinner deserves a digestif. And, one of the best ways to finish off the meal is with a Port wine. Vintners in Portugal have been producing the fortified wine for over 250 years...
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Contemporary & Cool Furniture of Cristina Jorge de Carvalho

Portugal has a rich heritage of creating fine, high-quality products, from footwear and clothing, to wine and ceramics. Furniture production is also an industry where craftsmanship reigns supreme. Add a touch of inspired design and you’ve got a chic and beautiful line of innovative furniture.
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Big Green Egg Portugal – Only at Curiosa, Algarve

Some like roasting a chicken in the oven. Others enjoy grilling a sirloin. Many love smoking a salmon in a smoker. But now, more and more are discovering the perfection of preparing food in all of these ways with one cool, ceramic cooking system: The Big Green Egg. In fact, some of Portugal’s most recognized restaurants...
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Portuguese Model Gonçalo Teixeira Takes Off His Clothes for Surf

One of Portuguese most successful, popular and lusted-after (and there are many…men and women!) models stars in a new broadcast campaign for laundry detergent. Gonçalo Teixeira, who has worn fashions for Emporio Armani and Guess, and appeared on the cover of Men´s Health, takes his clothes off...
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Najha – Fashions Made from Cork

If you know Portugal, then you should be familiar with one of its most beloved natural products: cork! And if you know cork, then no doubt you’ve seen it used to stop wine bottles, to absorb moisture under a drinking glass and to hold tacked-up notes as a bulletin board. Well, now, the creative artisans at Najha have created a fashion line made from this unique tree material.

LooksEasy – Joana Vasconcelos Design for Swatch

Celebrated and awesomely-creative, Portuguese conceptual artist Joana Vasconcelos is the latest artist to design a Swatch watch in the brand’s Art series. Vasconcelos, known for such unique works as a giant chandelier made from tampons and an enormous pair of high heel shoes using frying pans, has a developed a watch face concept of handmade filigree. Named LooksEasy, the watch is produced...

Haunted Houses in Portugal

It’s that time of year again; time when temperatures become cooler and darkness sets in sooner. It’s the perfect atmosphere to celebrate ghosts and goblins (Halloween – 31 October) and remember those no longer with us (All Saints Day and Day of the Dead – 1 November).