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Portuguese habits you’ll pick if you live in Portugal (part II)

Let’s keep on learning! Here are a few more true Portuguese habits: You salivate at the mention of “pastéis” | Pastéis de nata are a national favorite, and after a while, everyone falls under their sweet spell. Ordering a large beer becomes something “that the tourists do” but not you | In Lisbon, a small draft beer is called “imperial,” […]

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Portuguese habits you’ll pick if you live in Portugal (part I)

You know what they say about “when in Rome,” and being in Portugal isn’t any different. It’s easy to get caught up in “a vida Portuguesa” (the Portuguese life), which equates to spending lots of time outside, drinking espressos throughout the day, developing an appreciation for fish and/or seafood, and braving the cold Atlantic Ocean (even if […]

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The wall House

Ready to be amazed? The Wall House, by Guedes Cruz Arquitetos, is simply stunning! Located in a region known as the Portuguese Riviera in the west of Lisbon, this luxury residence named Wall House is set on the edge of the premier Oitavos Dunes Golf Course amongst natural sand dunes and pine trees within the […]

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Cloaked House

We love architecture and there are quite a lot of project that deserve mentioning. This is another one. (By Dezeen) Cloaked House by Ernesto Pereira is designed to disappear into its arboreal setting. Glazed walls sandwiched between concrete slabs ensure this house in the Portuguese city of Marco de Canaveses blends in with the surrounding trees and […]

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Design Awards: Lisbon – Best city

Portugal always on the news! Best city 2017? Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, was elected Best City at the Wallpaper Design Awards. Every year, the best and the brightest of the creative world are honored by the influential publication. First, the Wallpaper Team puts together different shortlists. Then, an impeccable panel of judges takes the final decision. There […]