Inspired by his travellings, Chef Kiko Martins, who acquired his cooking skills at the famous Cordon Bleu Cooking School in Paris, created A Cevicheria, his second restaurant in Portugal’s capital which pays tribute to Peruvian cuisine and in particular to ceviche – a traditional Peruvian dish of raw fish in a citrusy sauce. This small and unpretentious gem of a restaurant is situated in the trendy Príncipe Real neighborhood of Lisbon – well-decorated in blue & white hues, reflecting the sea and overlooked by a giant octopus – it is an inviting place with a modern fish market ambiance.
Lisbon, one of Europe’s sunniest Capitals, is bursting with culture, diverse architecture, castles and scenic viewpoints from its many hilltops. There is no shortage of things to see and do in this lively, vibrant metropolis. Beautifully perched on the northern banks of the Rio Tejo, this beautiful port city with its manageable size is the perfect weekend destination, best explored on foot or on one of its iconic, old-fashioned yellow trams which skillfully navigate through the narrow cobbled streets and hillside neighbourhoods.
Six Senses Douro Valley is a haven of pure relaxation and glamorous downtime, combining elegance with sustainable practices that care for its surroundings. The views of the rolling vineyards of the UNESCO World Heritage Douro Valley from its hillside location are breathtakingly beautiful. Set in a renovated 19th-century manor house it is a place where natural beauty, well being and high-end hospitality come together in perfect harmony and with only a short flight from London and just a 90-minute drive from the charming city of Porto, it is a great all-year round escape from the hectic day-to-day city life. [Read More…]