Author Archives: Alyson and Dave Sheldrake

Coffee in Portugal

Coffee in Portugal is taken very seriously and you will find a café on almost every street. It’s a place to meet friends at any time of the day or evening, have a break from work, or just relax and … Continue reading

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Lota Cool Market in Portimão

It’s the second time this market has been launched in Portimão – and this time we managed to make it! The market focuses on contemporary handicrafts, arts and crafts, local small shops and gourmet products. There is plenty of street … Continue reading

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Virtually Ascot – it’s virtually here!

The 20th June should be a date in your diary! The first in a new theme for the Algarve, ‘Virtually There’ events will let you experience an event as if you were there! Ladies Day at Ascot is a traditionally … Continue reading

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Odeceixe Delight

We are continuing with our theme of sharing some real gems and hidden places with you. This is one of our favourite places to go and hide when the Algarve gets really busy, or the sun gets too hot for … Continue reading

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Our Secret sítio das fontes

There are lots of hidden little walks and places in the Algarve that are hard to find and are often little hidden gems … we even hesitated about sharing this one with you as the sítio das fontes near Estombar, … Continue reading

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Bike my Side – Yes please!

Dave was recently asked to do a photo shoot to accompany Bike my Side’s listing in our algarvedirectory.net and we were both lucky enough to be treated to a two hour Bike my Side experience around Portimão and Ferragudo. We … Continue reading

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Wild Flowers in the Waste Ground

Having a dog means that I am up bright and early every morning to walk her. We are very lucky to have many lovely walks around where we live, we usually walk down to the village and then along the … Continue reading

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