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

June is probably the best summer month to visit the Algarve. It's warm, but nowhere near as July and August are on on the Algarve. And, although it's summer time, June is one of the most...
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Visiting Quinta Dos Vales Vineyard in the Algarve

If you've driven along the N125 road between Lagoa and Estombar, it's likely that you'll have spotted Quinta dos Vales vineyard. It's dotted with statues of voluptuous women (or 'graces', as sculptor and wine-maker Karl...
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Uber, Cabify, My Taxi – The Best Taxi Apps in Portugal

Uber is available in Portugal, but it's not the only taxi app that you can use here. There are now several other taxi apps including Taxify, MyTaxi, and Cabify, and more and more...
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Galeria de Arte Lagoa: local art and wine in the Algarve

Arte Algarve (or Galeria de Arte as it's also known) has been on my radar for a while now. The massive factory-esque building on the road through Lagoa is hard to miss, but really...
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Ask Portugalist: Online Grocery Shopping & Delivery in Portugal

Hi James, I’m visiting Portugal next June, hiring a villa. Is it possible to order an online food shop to be delivered to the villa? If so which supermarket do you recommend? TIA Karen  Hi...
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Portuguese Subscription Boxes: Products from Portugal to Enjoy at Home

Once upon a time, there were wine clubs. You paid a subscription fee, and every month the wine club sent you a couple of different bottles of wine to drink. These days, there are subscription...