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Santini’s Gelati – Premium Ice Cream in Lisbon and Porto

Some consider Santini’s Gelati the best ice cream in the world. Some Internet fans go so far to suggest it is “a gift from the gods.” Either way, Santini’s shops in Belém, Chiado, Cascais, Carcavelos and PortoSão João do Estoril have been tantalizing Portuguese tongues for over 60 years.

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).

Pátria Lusa Designs Contemporary Furniture from Classic Tiles

If you know Portugal heritage you know azulejos tiles. These are the blue and white (sometimes yellow and white) tiles used to adorn everything from churches and royal palaces, to park benches and railway stations. These classic and historic art elements are the inspiration for...
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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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Lisbon Duck Store

We loved rubber ducks at bath time when we are young….and we love rubber ducks at bath time now! And now, we can splash and have fun with any duck from our growing collection.