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 and…

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Bougain Villa in Agios Ioannis Miss Portmanteau brings you an exclusive opportunity to book the perfect Mykonos villa for your 2017 summer vacation. Bougain Villa is re-opening for bookings this summer following a major renovation to upgrade the property to today’s luxury standards.  Highlights: 3 bedrooms, 3 en-suite bathrooms, sleeps six Private luxury villa for families or couples…

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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. Last…

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”no” equal_height_columns=”no” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” background_position=”center center” background_repeat=”no-repeat” fade=”no” background_parallax=”none” parallax_speed=”0.3″ video_aspect_ratio=”16:9″ video_loop=”yes” video_mute=”yes” overlay_opacity=”0.5″ border_style=”solid”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ layout=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” border_position=”all” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”small-visibility,medium-visibility,large-visibility” center_content=”no” last=”no” min_height=”” hover_type=”none” link=””][fusion_text] What are you waiting for? Many of us are sick of New Years Resolutions. It…

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Porn. Anime. Comics. There are all sorts of corners of the internet. From the disgusting to the totally weird to the downright hilarious. My inside man George reveals where to find the manliest and geekiest of websites. The Five Kinds of Online Man Caves The Bad: 4chan The Good: Reddit The Weird: Yonkis The Geeky: Crunchyroll, xkcd, phdcomics, Dr.…

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Snuggle up and enjoy a Christmas movie Christmas. The season of lights, cameras and… not so much action. Christmas Day is the calm after the storm. You’ve already braved the crowded Christmas shops and markets, sat through the boozy company Christmas do and seen most of your friends before everyone disappears back home. On the 25th…

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Glögg, aquavit and yahtzee Christmas is celebrated across many different cultures 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 her house.…

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Miss Portmanteau’s Top Picks From fantasy dragons to horror zombies, big-time drug traffickers to small-time suburban mom pushers. Friends old and new, series both made up and true. Miss Portmanteau’s TV Top 20 has got it all. TV Shows have come a long way over the past 20 years. Production budgets, viewer numbers and original ideas have…

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Bring. It. On. The festive season is almost in full-swing with appetites to venture outside fast approaching the temperature: zero. Consumption of food and alcohol is on the rise, in parallel with body-fat percentages, whatever you must do to stay warm. Forgotten relatives are now returning to the scene, poking their noses around and inviting themselves…

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Made to Fit, Made in Lisbon Lisbon-based fashion brand CLEONICE is the name to know. Recent collections include day-to-night and seasonal pieces designed for the urban modern woman and created just for you. Founded in 2016, CLEONICE explores the relationship between clothes and identity, seeking to empower women through fashion and design. The brand celebrates individuality with…

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Yassss Queen! Broad City is the hilarious kick-ass show from Comedy Central created by and starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. The show really is one-of-a-kind at the moment. Comparisons have been made, although each one ends with, “but Broad City is way better.” Earlier this year in an interview with Playboy, Ilana and Abbi were…

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The “Snog, Marry, Avoid” of Gifting Another Christmas, another Gift Guide… Here are some ideas about what to get – and not get – your significant other. So before you hit the shops, read these important do’s and don’ts of romantic Christmas gifting. Christmas shopping can be a real nightmare. Just when you’ve nailed it one…

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Couples who game together, stay together The new release of King’s Quest is a great game to play as a couple, as it’s more about putting your heads together than control over the remote. It’s great for people with and without gaming experience alike. The gameplay is easy, but the puzzles can be tricky. When George…

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8.1/10 on IMDd (2014-) Power is the new TV series produced by 50 Cent – and it’s everything I look for to fuel my TV series obsession. Power is available now on Netflix. There are 3 seasons with season 4 coming out in June 2017. You have to check out Power, a friend said to me. You can…

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From Japan to Portugal Sushi is everywhere today. It’s popularity and accessibility has exploded around the world from London to Lagos. Sushi can now be eaten on any budget, anywhere. Sushi restaurants have sprouted up and proliferated worldwide as a result of restauranteurs seeking higher margins and clientele seeking something more exotic. In London there are many affordable…

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