Using Uber in Portugal

Uber is available in Portugal. There have been attempts to ban it, and taxi drivers have protested its existence, but it is available in quite a few parts of Portugal including Lisbon, Porto, and the Algarve. Never used it...

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...

REVIEW: 300 Days of Sun

Mystery, intrigue, and a touch of saudade. 300 Days of Sun, the new novel by British author Deborah Lawrenson, is an absolutely unputdownable story set in Portugal. A tale of two expats "You got so used to being...

The Algarve for Digital Nomads

The Algarve could be the perfect digital nomad hotspot. Off-season, or away from the coast, accommodation is affordable and the cost of living is equally very affordable as well. A coffee (bica) can be as...

The Ultimate Portugal Packing List

So, you're going to Portugal. Woohoo! In this post, we look at some of the main items that you should be packing into your bag (aside from the obvious things like flight tickets, passport, and clothes. This...

Airbnb Alternatives for your trip to Portugal

Over the past few years, Airbnb has quickly grown to become one of the most popular travel websites in the world. During that time I've used it many times, both in Portugal and abroad. Recently, Airbnb has...