Tag Archive: Lisbon

When in Lisbon: stay at the sublime, coolest and stylish Hotel 1908

  It’s no surprise that Hotel 1908 in Lisbon won the 2017 lifestyle World Travel Awards. Opened in February 2017, Hotel 1908 is currently the coolest and freshest hotel in Lisbon, a city… Continue reading

When in Lisbon: stay at Palácio Belmonte, an oasis of art, heritage and extreme elegance

  Palácio Belmonte is not a hotel, it’s a cultural landmark, a refined experience and a luxury destination. It is one of the most prestigious spaces in Lisbon and probably one of the… Continue reading

Comporta Bliss, By Carlos Souza, Charlene Shorto and Assouline

Continuing the excellent series on legendary summer destinations – Mykonos Muse and Ibiza Bohemia are remarkable coffee table books – Assouline publishes the gorgeous Comporta Bliss book thanks to the help of Carlos Souza… Continue reading

Penelope Curtis

  Penelope Curtis took over the exhibition programme and curation of the prestigious Lisbon post of the Gulbenkian Foundation in 2015. The Oxford-University and Courtauld graduate previously worked at Tate Gallery Liverpool when… Continue reading

When in Lisbon: stay at the elegant and discreet Hotel Valverde

  Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is Europe’s hottest spot right now with a new cultural crowd and creative and commercial initiatives including Caterina Portas’ remarkable brand A Vida Portuguesa, the LX Factory… Continue reading

Teresa Freitas

Portuguese artist Teresa Freitas has become an Instagam sensation. Her well-crafted pictures mix photography, poetry, pastel colours and visual illusions. Sometimes mysterious, sometimes relaxing, her art draws from Magritte’s world. I had the… Continue reading