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Cabanas No Rio | Comporta Portugal

On the Portuguese coast (about an hour south of Lisbon) lies a hidden piece of paradise...Comporta. This beautiful region is known for the magnificent white sandy beaches, the wine, fresh fish and the beautiful rice paddies. Cabanas no Rio is a project by architect Manuel Aires Mateus, the same guy behind the "Casas na Areia”. The romantic hideaway is ideal to relax, recharge batteries and simply enjoy nature. The two recovered old fisherman huts have in total only 28 square meters of space, but are equipped with all you need for a unique stay: kitchen, a bathroom, two armchairs to relax, a comfortable four-poster bed, a terrace overlooking the Sado river and private small pontoon over the water with a canoe that is provided for guests. There is also free wi-fi and a iPod dock. You can stay at this idyllic place with a breathtaking view for $270 p/night. [thanks Gonza]



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BAMBOO CHOPSTICKS | BY DESIGN HOUSE | Image

BAMBOO CHOPSTICKS | BY DESIGN HOUSE

Eat your oriental food in style with these stylish and functional chopsticks. Designed by Stig Ahlstrom for Swedish Design House, the "Pick-up" are both serving tongs and chopsticks. The utensil is made from Bamboo and stainless steel and can be used throughout the kitchen for cooking, eating and serving. source...
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PUMPKIN TAP KIT

With Halloween just a few days away, you still have time to surprise your guests with a cool pumpkin keg! The Pumpkin Tap Kit is very easy to install, it attaches to an ordinary pumpkin(hollowed-out) and will have you pouring pumpkin cocktails in no time. The kit features a faucet made of brass with chrome finish, a tap faucet, and step-by-step instructions. After use, don´t restrict it to Halloween, this thing is also compatible with watermelons for all year round ...
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WHERE CHEFS EAT

How about this…a Guide to Chefs Favorite Restaurants! Book publisher Phaidon has just released the first international restaurant guidebook by the real insiders, with over 400 of the worlds top chefs. The book reveals over 2,000 personal recommendations by chefs of their top places to eat in all major cities around the world, from burger joints, late-night snacks, to high-end restaurants. Its like having a top chef as your best friend to give you advice whenever you...
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