6 Silves Restaurants You Have To Try

If you're visiting Silves (or even better, staying there), visiting some of the local restaurants is a must. Situated inland and away from the tourism-focused coast, the restaurants in Silves don't cater exclusively to foreigners....
Christmas in Lisbon

Christmas Markets & Christmassy Attractions in Portugal

Over the past few years, Christmas markets have begun popping up all over the world. Originally a German and Central European tradition, they can now be found in Stockholm, Sydney, and everywhere in between. In...
October in Algarve

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

October is one of the best times of year for low-cost trips to the Algarve. The high season crowds have all gone home, but the sun is still shining and there's plenty going on. Reasons...
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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...

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 pastéis de nata. But is it actually Portuguese? Nando's is a popular restaurant chain...