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,...

Visiting the Algarve in April

Although weather can be slightly unpredictable, it's still shorts and T-shirts all round when you visit the Algarve in April. Reasons to visit the Algarve in April The bars, restaurants, and resorts down by the...

Visiting the Algarve in March

Although winter is almost over, the cheap flights and accommodation prices found in the Algarve at this time of year make March a fantastic time to take a break to the Algarve. Reasons to visit the...

Algarve Way Day Walks: 3 Walks between Alte and S.B. Messines

In her previous post, Mary wrote about a fantastic 16 km walk between Salir and Alte. This post suggests three different walks that you can do between Alte and São Bartolomeu de Messines.  Pros The advantage of this...

Interview: Lisbon in 100 Bites with Zara Quiroga

With the exception of a few dishes, Portuguese food isn't particularly well-known outside of Portugal. This means that many people don't know what to order when they visit Lisbon (or anywhere else in Portugal)....