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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.
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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...
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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).
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Paletaria – Fresh Frozen Fruit Popsicles in Bairro Alto

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.
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Miss Pavlova – Delicious Desserts in Porto

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...
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Glamm Fire – Modern Design Fireplaces for the Eco-Friendly Home

Let’s face it, a fireplace elicits a plethora of feel-good emotions. It is cozy and comfortable on long winter nights. It is warm and welcoming when stepping in from the rain. It is sexy and sizzling for those hot intimate moments. It’s no wonder a fireplace is the focal point of any room. And now, a Portuguese company has ...