Things to do in the Algarve when it rains

Sometimes it rains in the Algarve, something many people find hard to believe. Yes, outside of those summer months, it can rain in the...

Review: Wax Museum of the Portuguese Discoveries, Lagos

The appeal of most wax museums – Madame Tussauds, for example – is that the sculptures are instantly recognisable. How good (or bad) a wax museum is...

REVIEW: 300 Days of Sun

Mystery, intrigue, and a touch of saudade. 300 Days of Sun, the new novel by British author Deborah Lawrenson, is an absolutely unputdownable story set...

The Algarve for Digital Nomads

The Algarve could be the perfect digital nomad hotspot. Off-season, or away from the coast, accommodation is affordable and the cost of living is...

The Ultimate Portugal Packing List

So, you're going to Portugal. Woohoo! In this post, we look at some of the main items that you should be packing into your bag...

Airbnb Alternatives for your trip to Portugal

Over the past few years, Airbnb has quickly grown to become one of the most popular travel websites in the world. During that time I've...