Saudade is an integral part of Portuguese culture. It is a mix of desire, melancholy and longing.
In the Portuguese capital Lisbon you will find plenty to do during the winter months. Attractions include historical buildings, culinary specialities and melancholic fado music.
Our special edition of euromaxx explores southern Europe in wintertime. We go skiing in Spain's Sierra Nevada, look around Lisbon and go on a beach holiday in sunny Fuerteventura.
Multi-sensory fashion: Designing for the blind. Plus: A pair of filmmaking twin sisters. And: A Michelin-starred Berlin restaurant that serves up radically regional cuisine.
Ever heard of a group called On a Friday? Probably not, but you've certainly heard their hits. That's because the band became known under another name -- just like four other now famous European acts.
Within a year of opening, the Berlin restaurant einsunternull landed its first Michelin star. Its strictly regional menu, with a focus on seasonal produce, aims to surprise with unique flavors and aesthetics.
Marius Krämer gives decommissioned plane parts a new lease on life. A pilot by training, he's now taking furniture design to new heights.
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