For millenia the Amalfi Coast has been a catalyst for life-chaning romances. Year after year it compells me to return much like it does for the most elegant people on the globe. And since Le Sirenuse in Positano is child-free, it's great to know I can install my family at the private home of Villa Degli Oleandri. Gallo Lungo, Nureyev's island beckons in the distance, but my mind wanders off to fresh sea urchins and tartufi del mare at Lo Scoglio. As a ceramist I can't help but paying a visit to Cotto Rufoli the ceramics factory adored by Dolce & Gabbana whose teracotta tiles are baked in kilns dating back to 1100AD. I won't even begin to ramble on Villa Cimbrone in Ravello, or nearby Sorrento's Villa Astor... you already know too much about these two.


Palácio de Seteais Elopement

This Palácio de Seteais elopement was stunning. Vanessa and Francesco chose Sintra, Portugal, as the backdrop for their intimate ceremony, and everything about the day was perfect. It was such a joy to photograph them and to be included in this special day. Palácio de Seteais Elopement Vanessa is a shoe designer from Brazil and is […]

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Couple sitting near beautiful landmark in Portugal | Image by Diane Sotero

Top 5 Wedding Venues In Lisbon, Portugal

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Quite often I receive inquires where my dear brides ask for suggestions and some of my favorite venues. The last few years in Southern Europe, has helped me curate my top venues to work with. As I promised during my last Q&A on my Instagram stories, I’m sharing my favorite venues in Lisbon, Portugal. Make […]