Category Archives: Eating out

A Chocolate Fair in Loulé?! Yes Please!

A Chocolate Fair … just down the road you say?!?! A Fair with stands and displays .. full of chocolate?! Well of course we’ll visit it for you .. just for the readers of our blog you understand … purely … Continue reading

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Raj Indian Restaurant review

Although we both love traditional Portuguese food and flavours, every now and then we both crave something that is a little more hot and spicy – and maybe it’s the fact that one of us is originally from Birmingham .. … Continue reading

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Tertúlia Algarvia in Faro – a quick restaurant review

We have previously blogged about the delights of Faro in our posts Don’t rush away from Faro and Faro Old Town and today we wanted to share a quick review with you of a delightful café and restaurant that we enjoyed … Continue reading

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Silves Medieval Fair 2015

It’s that time of year again – when the town of Silves is transformed into a 12th Century Medieval wonderland … we can’t quite believe a whole year has passed since the last fair! There have been lots of posters … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Shopping at the Silves Medieval Fair 2014 Market Stalls

It’s our favourite time of year again! The Silves Medieval Fair is in town and the beautiful city of Silves has been transformed: We have blogged about this wonderful extravaganza for several years – here’s last year’s post Spectacular Medieval … Continue reading

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Keeping cool on a hot day in the Monchique

The temperature here has been soaring lately – it’s regularly 32 – 34 degrees – and it’s only the beginning of May! Sometimes it can be nice to go and lie on a beach and enjoy the sun – but … Continue reading

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