Well hello, there fellow foodies! I’ve been asked by the lovely folk at Ericeira Living to give my take on a simple question. What’s going on with the food scene in Ericeira? I’ll start by saying that since coming here as a teenager on my first-ever surf trip with friends many years ago, a lot […]
Category: People, Products & Services
Meet the Local: People, Professionals, Products & Services
We have a soft spot for the interesting people living in Ericeira. Who are the locals and how do they live? Let’s hear from them about their lives and hopes for the future. As well as, about what they are doing right now to make all of this happen.
We are also enthusiastic about the finest local professionals. Let’s find out all about their art, their vision and their work philosophy, as well as where to find them – now, this would make a great starting point!
Similarly, we are determined to finding our favorite products and services nearby. Because, buying locally is exactly the sort of things that make us happy. I am sure we are not alone on this, so let’s share.
Big Waves and Local Surf – Antonio Neto Talks
Antonio Neto surfing
Photo: Serigio Oliveira
Charismatic local surf instructor Antonio Neto talks life in Ericeira, his new-found love of surfing big waves, Coxos, sushi and Nazaré.
Can a House Make You Happier? Interview
Can a house make you happier? A few years ago, before we moved to Ericeira, we would definitely have said yes. Any house with a garden around here would surely do the trick. Has this belief stood to the test of time? And, what do experts have to say? These are exactly the things you […]
K-Pop Ambassador for Portugal Lives & Teaches Locally
SunBee Han is the official K-Pop ambassador for Portugal. She is also responsible for selecting the Portuguese representative to participate in the most important, international competition in the genre. What’s more, SunBee is currently living and teaching in the outskirts of Ericeira, in Lagoa. Positivenomad Studio is the recently opened, highly promising, dance school in […]
The Vegetable Market – A Friendly Family Stall
The vegetable market, Mercado Municipal in Portuguese, is the place to go for your local greens in Ericeira. This is also the spot for seasonal fruit, wild fish and some craft work. Catia is the beautiful 21 year-old at the busiest stall in the vegetable market. Together with her mother, Catia sells the vegetables and […]
Construction in Ericeira – From Someone Who Knows
Senhor Vitor Batalha is a skillful local stonemason, who has worked in construction his whole life. Today, at the age of 56, still hands-on, Vitor reflects on the building landscape of Ericeira. Let me tell you first though, how we met senhor Vitor and why we hold him in such high regard. How we met […]
Delicatessen Loja da Amélia – In the Heart of Ericeira
Loja da Amélia is the renowned local delicatessen in Ericeira. Not only does the shop have a central location in the town, but it also enjoys a special place in the lives and hearts of the townspeople. The Entrepreneur Behind the Delicatessen This is the story of a stay-at-home mother who, after having put her career […]
Garden center in Ericeira – Viveiros Batalha
A well-garnished nursery keeps us all busy. Little ones, big ones. Time flies amidst beautiful pots and plants. We love Olive trees, don’t we? And flowers, and fruits And puddles… wee! There are golden fish and Silky chickens, Little turtles and fluffy rabbits. Ducklings too, They are so sweet!