Category Archives: Businesses

Coworking in the Algarve

CoworkAlgarve is the name of an ambitious new project launched by local resident Sarah Young which is designed to give people a chance to work with others “in one of the most beautiful places in Europe” : the picturesque fishing village of … Continue reading

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Anyone for Afternoon Tea?

Portugal is renowned for its coffee shops and cafés on every corner … so it was refreshing to find something different nestled on a side street in Portimão – a traditional tea room with a rather nice selection of cakes … Continue reading

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Organic Produce in the Park

Following on from our recent blog post about Yarn Bombing in Portimão in the small but pretty Largo December 1 gardens in Portimão, we were contacted about an organic produce market that takes place there every Saturday from 9.30 to … Continue reading

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Energy Certificates in Portugal

We recently considered putting our house on the market – and have since changed our minds and are firmly staying put as we love where we are and our house. But we will share the information we learned along the way with … Continue reading

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The invitations are piling up – it must be Christmas!

It has been a busy time at Sheldrake Towers, and the mantelpiece has been full of shiny invitations to events. It might be a quiet time of year for tourism here on the Algarve, but there are still a lot … Continue reading

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