Archives for Ellis Dixon

Author: Ellis Dixon

ModaLisboa 2019: Insights from Joana Jorge

March 7, 2019

ModaLisboa is gearing up for their newest Fall/Winter incarnation entitled “Insight.” We caught up with project director Joana Jorge to get the inside scoop.

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Living Large: A Walk Through Portugal dos Pequenitos

February 25, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered how Gulliver felt in Lilliput, or you want a crash course in portuguese architecture, Portugal dos Pequenitos is for you.

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Gearing Up: Lisbon’s Carnaval Parties, 2019 Edition

February 21, 2019

This year, Lisbon is filled with themed parties to celebrate Carnaval, the Portuguese version of Mardi Gras, so you concentrate on finding a costume, and we’ll lead you to the best places to wear it.

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Carnival Portuguese Style: the Caretos

February 20, 2019

Dating back to the Celts, the caretos are perhaps the oldest tradition alive today in Portugal though for many years the practice became nearly extinct.

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Palácio do Marquês de Pombal in Oeiras

February 11, 2019

The title Marquês de Pombal is more or less the same as Prime Minister, so it’s no wonder that this guy needed a snazzy palace to call his own whilst in office. 

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From Romantic to Erotic: Valentine’s Day in Lisbon

February 8, 2019

Valentine’s Day, with chocolates and red-heart teddy bears and all that isn’t really Lisbon’s thing just yet. And that’s good. Here’s how to woo your boo with some class and sass all over town. Be brave!

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Aldeia José Franco: The Eccentric Pastime of a Ceramic Artisan

January 25, 2019

You aren’t exactly ready for what’s in store at the miniature world of Jose Franco, but you won’t regret the stopover.

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