8 of The Best Walks You Can Do in Portugal

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Portugal, with its diverse landscapes, rich history, and mild climate, is a perfect destination for a walking holiday. Whether you prefer the convenience of a guided tour or the freedom of self-guided exploration, Portugal offers a range of options to suit every traveler’s preferences. From the enchanting island of Madeira to the sun-soaked Algarve region, … Read more

Using Uber in Portugal

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Not long ago, Uber faced a ban in Portugal. Fast forward to today, and it operates seamlessly in several Portuguese cities. Whether you’re in the bustling streets of Lisbon, the historic lanes of Porto, or sun-drenched paths of the Algarve, Uber’s there for you. I’ve used Uber (and other taxi apps like Bolt and Freenow) … Read more

8 Things to do in the Algarve when it rains

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The Algarve is renowned for its seemingly endless stretches of golden beaches and its impressive tally of over 300 sun-drenched days per year. This region has become synonymous with sunshine, drawing countless visitors to its shores to bask in its warm embrace. However, nature has its own rhythm, and even in this sunshine haven, the … Read more

Buying a Left Hand Drive Car in the UK

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If you’re thinking about moving to Portugal from the UK, you may be wondering whether it’s worth buying a second-hand car before you leave. Both new and second hands cars are expensive in Portugal (and other European countries like Spain and France for that matter) and many people choose to save money by buying a … Read more

The Algarve for Digital Nomads

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For a long time, the Algarve was long overlooked as a destination for digital nomads with most preferring to stay in Lisbon. But when Covid meant that people were no longer easily able to travel to Bali or Thailand, the Algarve started to surge in popularity. It’s still not as popular as Lisbon, and perhaps … Read more

Portugal Packing List: 10+ Essential Things to Bring in 2024

So you’re going to Portugal? Whether you’re planning to wander through the historic neighbourhoods of Lisbon, sip fine port wine in Porto, or bask in the sun-soaked beaches of the Algarve, preparing the right packing list is crucial to make the most of your Portuguese adventure. Portugal offers a diverse range of experiences and it’s … Read more

Airbnb Alternatives for your trip to Portugal

There are a few reasons you might be looking for an alternative to Airbnb. Perhaps you think the fees have gotten out of hand? Or perhaps you just can’t find anything on Airbnb, at least anything affordable, and are looking for another accommodation site.  Unfortunately, Airbnb doesn’t have a lot of competition, and so it’s … Read more