Coimbra

If you follow me on Instagram or Snapchat (@alfacinhastory), you’ll have noticed that I’m currently in Portugal, spending two weeks with my parents, relaxing and enjoying the sunshine and the delicious food. Se me seguem no Instagram ou no Snapchat (@alfacinhastory), já devem ter reparado que estou de férias em Portugal, a passar duas semanas com os meus pais, a relaxar e a gozar o sol e a comida deliciosa. Although we spend most of this time in the coastal town of Figueira da Foz, we often drive to different cities in Portugal and brave the heat to learn and…

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Beautiful Magazines

On my way back from a wander round Notting Hill and Portobello Market last weekend, I walked past Holland Park Newsagents and went in to browse their selection. To my surprise I found not one, but two beautiful publications that I’m loving flipping through! Ao regressar de um passeio pela zona de Notting Hill e Portobello Market no fim-de-semana passado, passei pelo Holland Park Newsagents e entrei para ver o que tinham. Para surpresa minha encontrei não uma, mas duas publicações lindas que estou a adorar folhear! Cherry Bombe The first was Cherry Bombe – which called out to me…

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Fitness files – BarreCore (& Sunday pamper)

In an effort to keep the healthy habits I developed over the past year or so, and after hearing so much about BarreCore, I decided to buy a pack of 10 classes and give it a proper try. Numa de tentar manter os hábitos saudáveis que desenvolvi no último ano e pouco, e depois de ouvir falar tanto sobre BarreCore, decidi comprar um pacote de 10 aulas e experimentar. Now, I’m no fitness expert, in fact I’ve always been terrible at sports and keeping fit. Não sou perita em fitness, aliás sempre fui bastante má no que toca a desporto…

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Viva Portugal!

source: @UEFAEURO/Twitter I’m still recovering from last night’s emotions. The National Anthem, our Captain’s injury and heartbreaking tears, the 90 minutes with no goals and filled with brilliant performances, particularly from Rui Patricio our phenomenal keeper, the dread of a penalty shoot-out, the genius Eder goal and finally, the win!  Ainda estou a “ressacar” das emoções de ontem à noite. A Portuguesa, a lesão do nosso Capitão e as lágrimas de partir o coração, os 90 minutos sem golos e cheios de actuações brilhantes, em especial do Rui Patrício, o nosso fenomenal guarda-redes, o medo dos penaltis, o golo genial do…

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child #keepthesecrets

Last week was finally time for me to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. This is the eighth story set in the Wizarding World and was created by JK Rowling for the stage especially. Na semana passada foi finalmente tempo de ver a peça ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’. Esta é a oitava história passada no Mundo Mágico e foi criada especialmente para o teatro por JK Rowling. The play is split into two parts and is currently in previews at the Palace Theatre, opening officially at the end of July – I got really lucky a while…

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