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

Although May isn't as warm as the peak summer months, it's still warm enough to relax in the sunshine and even get a tan. In fact, it's a lot more enjoyable than the sweltering...
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Mobile Internet in Portugal: How to stay connected while visiting

If you're a frequent internet user, even while you're abroad, there's no need to rack up expensive data roaming charges by using your phone's 3G abroad. Several companies in Portugal rent out mobile internet (or...
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The Pastel de Nata (Portuguese Custard Tart): Portugal’s #1 Culinary Creation

Although bacalhau is considered to be Portugal’s national dish, the pastel de nata is its most famous. This pastry is quite simply perfection in two bites. There are other Portuguese cakes and pastries, and...
Algarve in April

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

Although weather can be slightly unpredictable, it's still warm enough to wear shorts and T-shirts in April. This is also the start of "the season" in the Algarve, which means that all of the...

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

Although winter is almost over, the cheap flights and accommodation prices found in the Algarve at this time of year make March a fantastic time to take a break to the Algarve. Reasons to visit the...

Algarve Way Day Walks: 3 Walks between Alte and S.B. Messines

In her previous post, Mary wrote about a fantastic 16 km walk between Salir and Alte. This post suggests three different walks that you can do between Alte and São Bartolomeu de Messines.  Pros The advantage of this...