All Danish Everything

An ode to my favourite things about a country that is truly fascinating: Denmark. From art, to TV, to jewellery and, of course, their incredible design. Hope you like it!

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Three Little Things #5

Happy Saturday everyone! Hope you had a good week and are having a relaxing weekend. Here are my highlights from the past few days… Bom dia e bom sábado! Espero que tenham tido uma boa semana e que estejam a ter um fim-de-semana relaxante. Aqui ficam os meus destaques da última semana… How to Hygge I bought this book in Anthropologie last weekend and have been reading a little bit in the evenings when I come home. I love the idea of Hygge and even just reading about it is relaxing for me. Comprei este livro no fim-de-semana passado na…

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Lisbon Guide: Vellas Loreto

One of my favourite things about Winter is the little pleasure of being at home with a nice cup of tea, a good book, with a nice candle burning for a little ‘hyggelig’ feeling. I’m a huge fan of candles, but not all of them are created equal… Uma das minhas coisas preferidas no Inverno é o pequeno prazer de estar em casa com uma boa chávena de chá, um bom livro e uma vela acesa para criar um ambiente ‘hyggelig’. Adoro velas, mas não são todas iguais… My favourite ones come from an institution in Lisbon, the candle factory…

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Christmas wrapping

Good morning guys, and Happy Christmas Eve!  Bom dia a todos e boa Véspera de Natal! I’ll be spending today shopping for food, enjoying the sunshine and seaside air, making all kinds of Christmas treats and enjoying Christmas Eve dinner, a highlight of the holidays in Portugal. Hoje vou passar o dia a comprar comida, a aproveitar o sol e o ar do mar, a fazer doces de Natal e a gozar o bacalhau da Véspera de Natal. Throughout this week, I spent some time decorating the house with my parents and wrapping presents for the whole family.  Ao longo…

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Hygge your life

Over the past few months the Danish concept of Hygge (pronounced ‘hoo-ga’) has been popping up a lot, both online and in bookshops (I can think of three different recently published books on this subject). Nos últimos meses o conceito dinamarquês de Hygge (que se diz ‘hu-ga’) têm surgido muito, tanto online como em livrarias (lembro-me de pelo menos três livros recentemente publicados sobre este assunto). Since I’ve been loving all things Danish, especially after visiting and falling in love with Copenhagen in August, I was very intrigued. To understand it better, I bought ‘The Little Book of Hygge’ by…

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