Visiting the Algarve in December

Bing dreamt of a white Christmas, but if you'd prefer Santa to bring you blue skies and sunshine then flights to the Algarve should...

Rick Stein’s Long Weekend in Lisbon

Recently, Rick Stein visited Lisbon as part of his Long Weekend Series for BBC 2. Knowing that this episode would inspire others to visit Lisbon, I've...

Rescuing a Dog in the Algarve

I don't have pets of my own. If I could I would, because I'm absolutely mad on animals. The problem is I've chosen a...

Top Questions About Portugal (According to Google Suggest) Answered

People ask some funny questions about Portugal on Google. Some of my favourites are: Why is Portugal considered a developed country? Why is Portugal...

Visiting the Algarve in November

The low season is here and cheap holidays in the Algarve are super easy to find. Although temperatures are starting to fall the weather...

Walking Holidays in the Algarve

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...