Just a note to keep you updated on developments at Orchard House Interiors. Last month we featured The English Wardrobe in our blog. We are proud to announce that we have now been appointed as one of their area designers. … Continue reading →

Just a note to keep you updated on developments at Orchard House Interiors. Last month we featured The English Wardrobe in our blog. We are proud to announce that we have now been appointed as one of their area designers. … Continue reading →

We spent a few days staying in Lisbon's historic Alfama district. In this post we list our favourite things to do in the area.

Things to do in Alfama District - Lisbon Old Town

We spent a few days staying in Lisbon's historic Alfama district. In this post we list our favourite things to do in the area.

Check this guide for relevant information on the main beach areas around Lisbon - Portugal.

Check this guide for relevant information on the main beach areas around Lisbon - Portugal.

Where to find the best street art in Lisbon, Portugal.

A street art guide to Lisbon

Where to find the best street art in Lisbon, Portugal.

As you may know, Lisbon is my hometown and I go back a few times a year, but never as a tourist. But, with the help of Exclusive TLC, I decided that I deserved some touristy time. When walking down Rue das Janelas Verdes, out of nowhere there was a shop with a queue, which was intriguing since this is not a retail area. Turned out that Arentinian shoe sensation Paez has eclipsed Portugal and now I new where everyone's shoes came from.

As you may know, Lisbon is my hometown and I go back a few times a year, but never as a tourist. But, with the help of Exclusive TLC, I decided that I deserved some touristy time. When walking down Rue das Janelas Verdes, out of nowhere there was a shop with a queue, which was intriguing since this is not a retail area. Turned out that Arentinian shoe sensation Paez has eclipsed Portugal and now I new where everyone's shoes came from.

Top things to do in Alfama district, Lisbon old town. Alfama is the best area to stay in Lisbon so check out our guide to the beautiful historic quarter. | Where to stay in Lisbon | Accommodation in Lisbon | Top attractions in Lisbon | Top Places To Visit In Lisbon | Backpacking Europe | Europe on a Budget | Portugal Highlights | Portugal on a Budget | Highlights of Alfama District | Districts of Lisbon | Top areas in Lisbon |

Things to do in Alfama District - Lisbon Old Town

Top things to do in Alfama district, Lisbon old town. Alfama is the best area to stay in Lisbon so check out our guide to the beautiful historic quarter. | Where to stay in Lisbon | Accommodation in Lisbon | Top attractions in Lisbon | Top Places To Visit In Lisbon | Backpacking Europe | Europe on a Budget | Portugal Highlights | Portugal on a Budget | Highlights of Alfama District | Districts of Lisbon | Top areas in Lisbon |

Charming vintage details in this English country kitchen by Pearl Lowe with bespoke Shaker style cabinetry by deVOL. A long island inspired by a haberdashery takes center stage with vintage chairs and modern minimal pendant lights. Modern art, distressed flooring, and eclectic decor make the space unique.

Photographing Pearl Lowe and Danny Goffey’s beautiful kitchen has been the highlight of my busy Summer.

Charming vintage details in this English country kitchen by Pearl Lowe with bespoke Shaker style cabinetry by deVOL. A long island inspired by a haberdashery takes center stage with vintage chairs and modern minimal pendant lights. Modern art, distressed flooring, and eclectic decor make the space unique.

Day trips from Lisbon, Portugal: readers' travel tips - via The Guardian 04.05.2014 | Sintra, Cascais and Portinho all offer tempting holiday excursions that are a short drive or train ride from Lisbon | Photo: Portinho de Arrabida

Day trips from Lisbon, Portugal: readers' travel tips

Day trips from Lisbon, Portugal: readers' travel tips - via The Guardian 04.05.2014 | Sintra, Cascais and Portinho all offer tempting holiday excursions that are a short drive or train ride from Lisbon | Photo: Portinho de Arrabida

The Iniciatic Well, Entering the Path of Knowledge - Regaleira Estate, Sintra, Portugal

The Iniciatic Well, Entering the Path of Knowledge - Regaleira Estate, Sintra, Portugal

De oude straatjes van Ferragudo, Algarve, Portugal.

Beautiful spots in the Algarve in Portugal

The Laurisilva of Madeira, within the Parque Natural da Madeira (Madeira Natural Park, Portugal) conserves the largest surviving area of primary laurel forest or "laurisilva," a vegetation type that is now confined to the Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands. http://www.touristeye.com/Acores-p-10657 | Picture by Jose Gonzalez

The Laurisilva of Madeira, within the Parque Natural da Madeira (Madeira Natural Park, Portugal) conserves the largest surviving area of primary laurel forest or "laurisilva," a vegetation type that is now confined to the Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands. http://www.touristeye.com/Acores-p-10657 | Picture by Jose Gonzalez

Garden Design Ideas Rectangular Garden Outdoor Magnificent Garden Design With Rectangle Kitchen Island

Garden Design Ideas Rectangular Garden Outdoor Magnificent Garden Design With Rectangle Kitchen Island

✯ Laurissilva Forest (UNESCO World Heritage) path @ Madeira - PORTUGAL. An outstanding relict of a previously widespread laurel forest type. It is the largest surviving area of laurel forest and is believed to be 90% primary forest.

✯ Laurissilva Forest (UNESCO World Heritage) path @ Madeira - PORTUGAL. An outstanding relict of a previously widespread laurel forest type. It is the largest surviving area of laurel forest and is believed to be 90% primary forest.

Águeda's Umbrella Sky Project began in 2011 as a part of the Portuguese city's annual Ágitagueda Art Festival. Each summer, when temperatures soar, a handful of Águeda's narrow streets feature canopies of colorful umbrellas that provide shade to the pedestrians below.

14 of the Most Beautiful Streets in the World

Águeda's Umbrella Sky Project began in 2011 as a part of the Portuguese city's annual Ágitagueda Art Festival. Each summer, when temperatures soar, a handful of Águeda's narrow streets feature canopies of colorful umbrellas that provide shade to the pedestrians below.

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