6 of the Best Algarve Food Tours & Experiences

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Famous for its stunning coastline and warm hospitality, the Algarve is also a paradise for food lovers, and there are several food tours where you can sample food from the Algarve and across Portugal. As you embark on these tours, you’ll get the chance to dive deep into the unique blend of tastes that define … Read more

What’s The Internet Like In The Algarve?

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The Algarve is one of the most popular destinations for people moving to Portugal. And with more than 300 days of sunshine, some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and a lower cost of living than many parts of Northern Europe and North America, it’s easy to see why.  But what’s the internet … Read more

The Algarve for Families: 20+ Great Family-Friendly Things to Do

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The Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, is a sun-soaked haven that’s been capturing the hearts of families for decades. With its golden beaches, charming towns, and a plethora of activities for all ages, it’s no wonder families from all over Europea and beyond flock here year after year. Whether you’re travelling with toddlers or teenagers, the … Read more

Fatacil: A Guide to the Algarve’s Largest Country Fair

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Nestled in the sunny Algarve region of Portugal, the annual Fatacil country fair is a beloved local tradition going back over 30 years. First held in 1982, this lively festival has steadily grown over the decades into one of the largest events in the area, attracting thousands of visitors each year. For both locals and … Read more

6 of The Prettiest Towns on the Algarve

Silves Cathedral

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The Algarve, with its golden beaches, sun-kissed coastline, and deep-rooted traditions, has long been a magnet for sun-seekers and adventurers alike. Over the years, certain parts of this alluring region have witnessed significant development, with modern high-rise buildings and sprawling resorts now dotting the landscape, catering to the ever-growing influx of tourists. Yet, amidst this … Read more

Where to Store Your Luggage in Lagos

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If you’re visiting Lagos, the last thing you want to do is drag your suitcases and backpacks around the town. While Lagos is reasonably flat (there are some hills), the streets are cobbled and uneven, which isn’t ideal for wheeled suitcases. And then there’s the heat and crowds of tourists as well, all of which … Read more

Where to Store Your Luggage in Albufeira

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If you’re visiting Albufeira, the last thing you want to do is drag your suitcases and backpacks through the cobbled streets – especially during the height of summer when the streets are busy with families and stag and hen parties. Thankfully, there are one or two places where you can store your suitcases for a … Read more

Where to Store Your Luggage in Faro

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If you’re arriving into Faro before you can check into your accommodation, the last thing you want to do is wander around the city with suitcases and backpacks. While Faro isn’t hilly, the weather can be quite warm—especially in the height of summer. Not much fun when you’re lugging around your luggage. Thankfully, there are … Read more