Review: Restaurante Palladium, Guia

Restaurante Palladium is currently rated as the best restaurant in Guia according to TripAdvisor. It wasn't a restaurant that I'd heard mentioned before, so I was curious to see whether it really was the...

Ask Portugalist: Online Grocery Shopping & Delivery in Portugal

Hi James, I’m visiting Portugal next June, hiring a villa. Is it possible to order an online food shop to be delivered to the villa? If so which supermarket do you recommend? TIA Karen...

Portuguese Subscription Boxes: Products from Portugal to Enjoy at Home

Once upon a time, there were wine clubs. You paid a subscription fee, and every month the wine club sent you a couple of different bottles of wine to drink. These days, there are subscription...

Visiting the Algarve in May

Although May isn't as warm as the peak summer months, it's still warm enough to relax in the sunshine and even get a tan. And with flight prices typically cheaper than during the height...

Mobile Internet in Portugal: How to stay connected while visiting

If you're a frequent internet user, even while you're abroad, there's no need to rack up expensive data roaming charges by using your phone's 3G abroad. Several companies in Portugal rent out mobile internet (or...

It’s not a Portuguese Custard Tart, it’s a Pastel de Nata

Once upon the time, these cakes were something that you could only get in Portugal. Nowadays, bakeries all over the world have capitalised on their growing fame and begun selling pasteis de nata. Of course,...