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Live Book Launch Mon 3rd May

Monday 3rd May Join me live online at 9pm GMT as we launch my new book: A New Life in the Algarve, Portugal. Continue reading

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My Top 5 Algarve

My Top 5 Algarve
The best of the Algarve in one handy guide.
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A Covid-safe Carnaval

We have created a Covid-safe Carnaval for you to enjoy this year. Continue reading

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The Living Statues – Christmas 2020

The Living Statues came to Lagoa and Dave was there with his camera for you. We can now officially celebrate Christmas! Continue reading

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A Covid Christmas in the Algarve

Well, it has certainly been a strange year, and I am sure for many people, they will be glad when 2020 is over. I have been at best bemused, and at worst, completely confused by all the different Covid measures … Continue reading

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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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10 Facts about the Carnation Revolution you may not know

The 25th April is a national holiday, also known as ‘Freedom Day’ (Portuguese:’Dia da Liberdade‘)   On the 25th April 1974 what initially began as a military coup to overthrow the Estado Novo (‘New State’) regime, was supported by an … 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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The Living Statues come to life again

The Rua 25 de Abril and the Largo 5 Outubro in Lagoa were once again filled with the magical spectacle of the Living Statues at Christmas. The Estátuas Vivas no Natal project is now in its third year of visiting Lagoa, … Continue reading

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