Lisbon Food Week

Lisbon Food Week (LFW) is a new addition to the city's packed festival scene. It's one that all foodies should definitely be excited about. There's not much information about it in English yet, so we've...

Visiting the Algarve in October

October is one of the best times of year for cheap holidays to the Algarve. The high season crowds have all gone home, but the sun is shining and there's plenty going on. It's the...

House Sitting in Portugal – How to Live in Portugal For Free

Portugal is a great country to spend some time in and house sitting is one way to do that cheaply.   House sitting involves looking after someone's home while they're away in exchange for rent-free accommodation. Your...

Port buying guide: white, ruby or tawny?

Port gifts are popular during the festive season, but guys! Port is for life, not just for Christmas. It's easy to go for the same style every year, because who doesn't love a big...

Could Lisbon be the Next Berlin?

Everyone wants to know where the 'next Berlin' will be, and Lisbon is often cited as one of the possibilities, along with places like Zagreb, Warsaw, Kraków, Detroit, Vienna, Tallinn, and Lima. There are...

Is Nando’s Portuguese?

Nandos uses the Rooster of Barcelos as part of its logo and its menu is made up of dishes such as peri-peri chicken and pasteis de nata. But is it actually Portuguese?Nando's is a popular restaurant chain...