Lounge, Pensão Amor, Lisbon

There are two entrances to Pensão Amor  in Lisbon’s revamped Cais do Sodré. One of them leads directly into a parlour stuffed with upholstered chairs, mirrors, lamps, and pictures and sculptures of naked women. Scattered around the room as if tossed aside are feather boas and sequinned bras. The ceiling isRead More →

sexiest toilet paper poster

Calling coloured toilet paper sexy has to be the daftest idea I’ve come across in a long while but the silliness doesn’t end there. As an inspired marketing gimmick, the manufacturers, Renova, have opened up “The sexiest WC on Earth” in Lisbon’s Praça do Comércio. Intriguing, but can a toiletRead More →

Pavilhão Chinês in Lisbon is one of my favourite bars to take visitors to because every surface is crammed with collections; over four thousand pieces in total. You could spend hours just looking at all the oddities so it’s a good job they have an extensive collection of cocktails and exoticRead More →