Category Archives: Algarve

BLiP Expo Online

This year’s Better Living in Portugal Exhibition (BLiP Expo 2020) will be online between 24th October and 1st November, bringing all that is best in Portugal and the Algarve directly to you, in the comfort of your own home. Continue reading

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Learning Portuguese Online

Learning European Portuguese was never going to be easy. In this blog post, Alyson shares some of the online resources she has found useful Continue reading

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Ferragudo is in the news

Today, the 21st August 2020, is the day that Ferragudo celebrates its 500th birthday. This is a remarkable anniversary of the day that the village was founded in 1520, instituted by Queen Dona Leonor. “500 years is a remarkable longevity, … Continue reading

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The Algarve, Covid and the Air-Corridor

The beaches are almost empty, the sand is soft underfoot and the sky is a brilliant blue. A gentle breeze stirs the air as we walk along, enjoying the long stretch of sandy beach ahead of us, as the waves … Continue reading

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Martin’s Culinary School Carvoeiro

Peter and Susanna from Togofor-Homes real estate agency, recently ‘dared’ to take part in a cookery course from Martin’s Culinary Art School & Restaurant. Continue reading

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Living the Dream – The Book

Living the Dream – in the Algarve, Portugal. New book just released by Alyson Sheldrake. Available in paperback, Large Print Edition, and eBook version on Amazon. Continue reading

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Taking a Break

Well we have been busy! Moving house is not for the faint-hearted out here – but we are delighted with our move to the beautiful, unspoilt and peaceful west coast … and with beaches like this on our doorstep .. … Continue reading

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Loulé Carnival 2018

The Oldest Carnival in the country – and surely the best! Loulé Carnival is back in town and it is as vibrant and colourful and lively as ever. This year the dates were moved to the Sunday, Monday and Tuesday … Continue reading

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Madrugada in the Algarve

The Madrugada Associação has provided palliative care and support to over 100 people and their loved ones in the Algarve since 2009. They are based in Praia da Luz, and they offer support throughout illness and beyond, to people in … Continue reading

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Algarve Art

New Website, Algarve Society of Artists and Algarve Art! Magazine Launched You might have been wondering what we have been up to lately as the blog has been a bit quieter than normal (sorry about that – normal service is … Continue reading

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