INTERVIEW: The Collyer Twins

A look inside: Social Influencers Miss Portmanteau teamed up with the beautiful Collyer Twins to talk blogging and social media success. They explain what it’s like breaking into the social media world, taking us through some key challenges, career highlights and what’s next in store. The interview is the first in a series that celebrates young entrepreneurs [...]

By | 2017-03-27T14:07:36+00:00 27 February 2017|Blog, Culture, Lifestyle|

Truffles 101: Key Facts You Should Know

“All truffles are not created equal" What do you know about truffles? It’s a question I was forced to ask myself last May. Although I’m still no expert, I’ve since learned a lot of interesting things about these below ground fungus fruits. Truffles are everywhere these days, but most people barely know a thing about [...]

By | 2017-03-27T14:07:47+00:00 20 February 2017|Blog, Culture, Food, Lifestyle|

How to Handle Valentine’s Day

Specific Advice for General Situations A word to the wise: Make Valentine’s Day memorable, because chances are it will be remembered. Whether it’s your first Valentine’s together or your sixth, casually dating or totally single, here’s some advice in how to handle the day of love this year. My attitude towards Valentine’s Day constantly changes. [...]

By | 2017-02-25T21:19:48+00:00 25 January 2017|Blog, Culture, Lifestyle|

New Year, New You

What are you waiting for? Many of us are sick of New Years Resolutions. It seems that not nearly enough of us ever manage to stick with them. Perhaps they are unrealistic, too idealistic. Go to the gym every day, cut out sugar and alcohol for a year, learn Japanese... I recently tried a [...]

By | 2017-02-25T21:20:04+00:00 4 January 2017|Blog, Culture, Lifestyle|

(Christmas) Party Like a Swede

Glögg, aquavit and yahtzee Christmas is celebrated across many different cultures and in different ways. This is a little story about my time at a Swedish Christmas party in Portugal. A few Fridays ago I was having one of those days. Mum to the rescue, she came to pick me up and we went to [...]

By | 2017-02-25T21:20:43+00:00 9 December 2016|Blog, Culture, Lifestyle|