Discovering the Portuguese countryside

If you’re looking for a beautiful, relaxing place to go for a long weekend over spring/summer, I’d say head over to Portugal, get a car and explore the countryside. Se estiverem à procura de um sítio bonito e relaxante para passar um fim-de-semana, o interior português é uma óptima solução. Last weekend I did just that. For the launch of my Dad’s book we went back to my paternal family’s hometown, Oliveira do Hospital. The town is located very near to Serra da Estrela and Serra do Açor, and is very well known for its delicious cheese and dairy products,…

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May Plans

May is my favourite month of the year – Spring is usually in full bloom, moods are brighter and there’s Star Wars day and my birthday to celebrate! Maio é o meu mês preferido do ano – a Primavera costuma estar em todo o seu esplendor, as disposições estão mais alegres e há o dia da Guerra das Estrelas e o meu aniversário para celebrar! Birthday Plans I’m not huge on birthday parties, and normally spend my birthday just hanging out with my parents and closest family back in Portugal. This year, however, I am staying in London, and having…

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April Favourites

The past month was hectic and really fun – here are my favourite things and moments! O mês passado foi agitado e super divertido – aqui ficam as minhas coisas e os meus momentos preferidos! ‘O Homem que Inventa Setembros’ (aka Dad’s book launch) As I mentioned in my April plans post, this month saw the launch of my dad’s first book, ‘O Homem que Inventa Setembros’, and I went back to Portugal and to my family’s hometown for the presentation. It was a wonderful gathering of family and friends, it went really well and I was (and am, always)…

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Skincare Routine

A new season means a few tweaks, from clothes, to makeup and skincare. Today I’ll be talking you through what I have been using to keep my face clean and looking healthy and glowy for Spring. Uma nova estação implica alguns ajustes, desde a roupa, à maquilhagem e aos cuidados de pele. Hoje falo-vos dos produtos que tenho usado para manter a minha pele limpa e com um ar saudável e luminoso para a Primavera. Cleansing // Limpeza I’ve recently bought the Clinique ‘take the day off’ balm, after hearing other beauty bloggers raving about it for a while, and…

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Brighton

Brighton is one of those places that I had been wanting to visit for years but never got round to. So many people talk about how pretty it is, and take such pretty photos down there, that it got me very curious. Finally, for the long Easter weekend this year, I decided to go.  I stayed at The Artist Residence which is a very nice hotel with super comfy rooms and a great restaurant downstairs with yummy food, and got exploring.  Hope you enjoy the photos! Brighton é um daqueles sítios onde queria ir há anos, mas nunca cheguei a…

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