Algarve in November: Events & Festivals, Holidays, & Weather Guide

The low season is here and cheap holidays in the Algarve are super easy to find. Although temperatures are starting to fall the weather is still very pleasant: especially for visitors from northern Europe. It may not be warm enough to swim in the sea, but it’s often still warm enough to spend a few hours … Read more

Walking in the Algarve

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The Algarve is the perfect location for a walking holiday. Hundreds of kilometres of beautiful coastline, three hundred days of sun (although you might want to avoid the height of summer), and affordable accommodation are just three of the reasons you should consider it for your next walking holiday. There are two ways you can book a walking holiday in the … Read more

Things to do in the Algarve when it rains

Sometimes it rains in the Algarve, something many people find hard to believe. Yes, outside of those summer months, it can rain in the Algarve. And, sometimes the rain can be incredibly heavy as well. In October 2015, the rain was so heavy that it parts of Albufeira were submerged. Shops and homes were flooded, causing millions … Read more

The Algarve for Digital Nomads

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The Algarve could be the perfect digital nomad hotspot. A coffee (bica) can be as cheap as €0.50 and a beer often costs €1 or less. There’s miles of beautiful coastline and it’s usually very easy to find a café with wifi as well.  Then there’s the surfing. The Algarve, particularly the West Coast, is … Read more

6 Silves Restaurants You Have To Try

If you’re visiting Silves (or even better, staying there), visiting some of the local restaurants is a must. Situated inland and away from the tourism-focused coast, the restaurants in Silves don’t cater exclusively to foreigners. This means that the quality tends to be higher and the value for money even better. We’ve written about some of … Read more

Algarve in October: Events & Festivals, Holidays, & Weather Guide

October in Algarve

October is one of the best times of year for low-cost trips to the Algarve. The high season crowds have all gone home, but the sun is still shining and there’s plenty going on. Reasons to visit the Algarve in October Most of the bars and restaurants are still open, so there’s lots of nightlife. … Read more

Could Lisbon be the Next Berlin?

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Everyone wants to know where the ‘next Berlin’ will be, and Lisbon is often cited as one of the possibilities, along with places like Zagreb, Warsaw, Kraków, Detroit, Vienna, Tallinn, and Lima. There are probably plenty more. If you’re an affordable but liveable city, then you’ve got a good chance of getting mentioned at some … Read more