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The Melody of a Portuguese Jewel

On May 15, Portugal Jewels presented its latest collection – “Amália e as Flores”, developed in collaboration with the Amália Rodrigues Foundation. The launch event took place in a venue where the soul of the fado singer will be forever present in every corner and every object. At the...

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50 Years of Freedom!

Fifty years ago, the winds of April swept away the shackles of dictatorship in Portugal, granting us the most precious of treasures: freedom. Before this historic turning point, we lived under the weight of prohibitions that clouded our voices and restricted the future of our stories. The same stories...

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From the Sea to the Table

From north to south of Portugal, friends and family come together, toasting the tradition of celebrating Christmas, and as it’s not always easy to find the perfect place, we make the search easy! Mar d’Estórias has prepared an unforgettable dinner, as usual, invoking the flavours and traditions of the country. The...

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Starlit Dinners in Lagos this Summer

Gather your friends on the terrace of Mar d’Estórias and watch the stars while enjoying delicious Portuguese cuisine.     The warm nights in the Algarve are spent on the terrace of Mar d’Estórias, reminiscent of the old days when families would gather on the “açoteias” (typical Algarve terraces) to enjoy the...

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Weave the palm tree braid

In the Algarve, from a whitewashed street, a braid with no end is extended, it has a gold colour, but is shy and less vain than the gold-tone. It is a palm tree braid, made by restless and full of conviction hands that gather the leaves of the broom-palm....

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New vs. Old barbershops

The barber’s job counts on a big history already, and the centuries that are part of it are testimonies of this! But, for the record, nowadays, the beard of this profession is trimmed and takes wax so as not to go unkempt. A lot of us are familiar with this...

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Ach.Brito – Soap factory

All good ideas have at least one mentor, but this particular case had two.   One was a chemist and the other an importer, they joined their skills and settled in Porto to create the first soap and perfume factory in Portugal in 1887. Ferdinand Claus and Georges Schweder, of German...

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