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Miss Pavlova – Delicious Desserts in Porto

Miss Pavlova – Delicious Desserts in Porto

By | May 2, 2015 at 1:01 pm | No comments

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...

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

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

By | May 1, 2015 at 6:16 am | No comments

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...

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Santini Bombons – Chocolate & Ice Cream Delights

Santini Bombons – Chocolate & Ice Cream Delights

By | March 29, 2015 at 2:40 pm | No comments

Portuguese of all ages have fond memories of being taken to Santini’s by their parents for ice cream during the warm summer months. In modern times, this delicious ice cream, offered in a range of exotic flavors, has often been called “the best ice cream in the world.” But...

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Prazeres 28 – Cork Sculpture by Nuno Vasa

Prazeres 28 – Cork Sculpture by Nuno Vasa

By | March 6, 2015 at 12:36 pm | No comments

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington DC is celebrating Portuguese and Spanish culture….and Lisbon’s famous Tram 28 gets all dressed up for the party! In actuality, in March, the renowned cultural center is presenting Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix, a...

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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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