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50 Shades of Grey Features Portuguese Furniture Designers

50 Shades of Grey Features Portuguese Furniture Designers

By | February 8, 2015 at 12:19 pm | No comments

50 Shades of Grey, the international best-selling novel by E. L. James, is now a major motion picture. The highly-anticipated erotic thriller set in Vancouver, by Hollywood-based Focus Features, has a distinctive Portuguese signature. Portuguese furniture and lighting designers...

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CR7 101 – Canadian University Offers Course on Cristiano Ronaldo

CR7 101 – Canadian University Offers Course on Cristiano Ronaldo

By | February 7, 2015 at 10:05 am | No comments

You think you know Cristiano Ronaldo? Think again. Then, sign up for a semester-long course at the University of British Columbia in Okanagan. Students will examine the global image of the Real Madrid superstar player, three-time Ballon d’Or winner, Armani model, tabloid...

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Firemen of Setúbal Calendar 2015

Firemen of Setúbal Calendar 2015

By | November 29, 2014 at 9:00 am | No comments

Don't know what to get that girl (and some guys) on your holiday gift list? We've got a suggestion....!! (Story from our sister site Portugal Confidential LGBT) They’re at it again. The hunky firefighters in Setubal (Bombeiros de Setubal) have released a new calendar for...

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Haunted Houses in Portugal

Haunted Houses in Portugal

By | October 31, 2014 at 7:13 am | No comments

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...

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“The Pool” at Centro Colombo in Lisbon, through 9 November

“The Pool” at Centro Colombo in Lisbon, through 9 November

By | September 17, 2014 at 8:25 am | No comments

Go ahead. Jump into “The Pool”! This art installation requires your participation. “The Pool”, by American artist Jen Lewin is an innovative public art sculpture creating swirling light and color. Users step, skip, and jump across concentric rings of circular pads to...

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Sabonete de Cerveja Sovina – Soap Made from Portuguese Beer

Sabonete de Cerveja Sovina – Soap Made from Portuguese Beer

By | July 29, 2014 at 11:31 am | No comments

We know Portugal has a rich tradition of handcrafting beautiful and fragrant soaps. We also appreciate the country’s heritage of producing artisanal beers. So it makes sense when we learn that the top companies in both these industries have joined together to create a unique...

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