First, full disclosure , I haven’t done these two experiences yet! I’m just trying to build up the courage to give them a go this summer.
During our recent trip to the Algarve we had to make use of Portugal's public medical facilities when our son had an allergic reaction to an insect bite. This bite, on his cheek, resulted in swelling to face
When you're looking to book a villa to rent in Portugal, make sure you look for the AL (Alojamento Local) number for the property. The Portuguese Government introduced a licencing procedure for
A 50 minute trip down the A22 from Drumlin Villa brings you to the beautiful ressort of Vilamoura. This area is certainly different from the 'normal' Portuguese ressort towns and definitely worth a visit.
This quick blog just let's you know what Vacation listing sites we advertise on. This is as much a reminder for ourselves on where we've listed, but it will also help if you're looking holidays in other countries.
Pego do Inferno (English translation: Pit of Hell or Hell's Pool) is a secret waterfall and freshwater bathing pool in the countryside about 8 kilometers north of Tavira.
Now that Christmas is long past and the New Year celebrations a fading memory, thoughts begin to focus on booking a perfect Summer holiday. In this blog, I'll share a fantastic villa booking website.
This blog (which was meant to be written on October 12th, for reasons that will become obvious) is all about Christopher Columbus and an attraction celebrating his discovery of the Americas.
Tavira is one of our favorite Portuguese towns and is only a 20 minute easy drive from the villa. Great for a relaxed afternoon wander or an excellent alfresco evening meal.
Chances are that if you've visited the Algarve then Faro Airport was likely your gateway to the region. In this blog, we hope to convince you that Faro Town is also an excellent destination for a day trip.
Nuala & Matthew
We fell in love with the Eastern Algarve a few years back. We'll try and impart our knowledge of the area and other travel tips via these blog posts.