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...
Algarve in February

Algarve in February: Events & Festivals, Holidays, & Weather Guide

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 break? Reasons to visit the...
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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....
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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...
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Did J.K. Rowling Write Harry Potter in Porto?

I was born and raised in Edinburgh, a place that's so closely linked with the creation of Harry Potter that it's part of the fabric. Everyone in the city knows that a young single mum named...
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Review: Antiqvvm, Porto

Antiqvvm, Rua de Entre-Quintas 220, Porto. Reservations: +351 22 600 0445 or online. The Michelin man bestowed nine new stars on Portugal last year. One of these went to Vitor Matos: the chef at Antiqvvm in...