Romantic Lisbon: A guide to Lisbon’s most romantic hotels, restaurants, and things to do

Forget Paris. If you're looking for a destination for your next romantic getaway then look no further than Lisbon. What could be more romantic than strolling through narrow cobbled streets, stopping in at little cafés...

Silves Castle: A visitor’s guide

When you think of the Algarve, medieval castles isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But the Algarve does have several castles, one of which is located in Silves. Believed to have been built during...

Algarve Way Day Walk: Salir to Alte (16km)

In this piece, Mary from Duas Quintas bed and breakfast in Silves shares her walking notes for a walk between Salir and Alte.  Stretching over 300 km from Alcoutim in the east to Sagres in...

Visiting the Algarve in February

If you're wondering where to find a bit of February sun, the Algarve is a fantastic choice. Mild weather, peace and quiet... what more could you ask from a winter holiday? Reasons to visit the...

Silves Hotels, B&Bs, and Other Accommodation Options

Often overlooked by holidaymakers seeking sun, sea, and sand, Silves is one of the Algarve's best kept secrets. Unlike many of the coastal towns, it has managed to find the perfect balance between touristy and Portuguese....

Review: Gallery Hostel, Porto

Address: Gallery Hostel, Rua de Miguel Bombarda 222, 4050-377 Porto, Portugal I've stayed in many hostels over the years, and these days I'm at the age where I tend to stay in hotels more. Porto's Gallery hostel...