Category Archives: Portugal
My Top 5 Algarve
The best of the Algarve in one handy guide.
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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
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
We have previously blogged about the delights of Faro, with its many churches, museums, monuments and shops – which you can read about here – Don’t rush away from Faro This time, after dropping off a friend at the airport, … Continue reading
“Everyone talks about the weather, but no-one does anything about it.” Mark Twain We are often asked ‘When’s the best time to visit the Algarve?’ – closely followed by ‘What’s the weather like?’ Having experienced every month of the year here, … Continue reading
“The thing that we are trying to do at facebook is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently” Mark Zuckerberg We’ve finally succumbed! Our blog seems to be very well liked – so we thought we would expand upon … Continue reading
It seemed like the perfect challenge! In conjunction with Easyjet Holidays write a guide to the Algarve. With our blossoming art and photography business there seemed to be only one obvious choice for a theme – write a ‘camera guide’ … Continue reading
I am very excited today – one of my favourite blogs, and the main inspiration for starting my own blog, is the excellent Moving to Portugal blog which is full of useful information and a very entertaining read. I have often read … Continue reading
“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake” Jeanette Rankin We can all recall the earthquake news stories from Japan, New Zealand, and Turkey this year and who can forget the harrowing scenes of the … Continue reading