1810, 2018

Why I Visited Portugal Twice in One Month

By |October 18th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

Anyone who’s been reading this blog for a while will know how much I love Portugal, especially The Algarve region. It’s a place I’ve visited dozens of times and have been six times within the last 2 and a half years. But, just recently I visited The Algarve region twice within just a month – that’s a lot even for […]

1110, 2018

Top Tips for Driving in Portugal

By |October 11th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal, Travel Tips|0 Comments

If you’re thinking of renting a car in Portugal but are nervous because you’ve never driven abroad before then you’re in the right place!

Portugal was the first place I ever drove abroad and I found I actually really enjoyed it. I’m a fairly confident driver at home but still felt a little nervous getting behind the wheel in a foreign […]

2709, 2018

5 Amazing Places to Visit in The Algarve

By |September 27th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal, Travel Tales|0 Comments

The Algarve is one of my favourite destinations in Europe. It’s a place that has it all. Sun, sea, sand, pretty architecture, adorable towns, stunning coastline, delicious wines and some seriously good food. What’s not to love?

If you’re thinking of a visit and wondering what amazing places to visit in The Algarve, then here are my pick of the bunch…
Lagos 

Lagos is […]

1309, 2018

Surprised by Faro

By |September 13th, 2018|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

Despite having been to Portugal’s Algarve region dozens of times, I’d never visited the city of Faro beyond landing at the airport. On my latest visit to the area, Thomas and I decided we’d take some time to check out the city itself.

We’d hired a car for our trip and drove the 30-minute journey from where we were staying in […]

2308, 2018

Things to do in The Algarve

By |August 23rd, 2018|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

The Algarve region of Portugal is one of my absolute favourite places to visit in Europe.

I’ve been lucky enough to visit this gorgeous region many, many times. It’s close proximity to my home in Scotland, and it’s infinitely better weather, makes it an ideal destination for me to escape to for a few days or more. Having been there so […]

211, 2017

A Dreamy Long Weekend in Portugal

By |November 2nd, 2017|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

I’ve written a lot about how much I love Portugal here on the blog. Lisbon is a beautiful city and The Algarve is a region I adore. I’ve been lucky enough to visit The Algarve many, many times and my most recent trip there was my second this year. Myself, Thomas, my parents, my brother Iain and his girlfriend Michelle […]

1610, 2017

12 Photos to Make You Want to Visit The Algarve, Portugal

By |October 16th, 2017|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

Did you know Portugal was recently voted as Europe’s Leading Destination for 2017 at the World Travel Awards? I am definitely not surprised. The Algarve region in the south of Portugal is one of my favourite places to visit. I’ve been there once already this year, and I’m heading back later this week!

The Algarve […]

607, 2017

Visiting Lagos, Portugal in Pictures

By |July 6th, 2017|Destinations, Portugal|0 Comments

It’s now been 4 weeks since I returned from my trip to Lagos, Portugal. I travelled with Thomas and three of our closest friends for a week of fun in the sun.

We hired a gorgeous villa with four bedrooms and three bathrooms around 15-20 minutes walk from the centre of Lagos. It was in a quiet, residential area and was […]

1506, 2017

Exploring The Coastline of Lagos By Boat

By |June 15th, 2017|Destinations, Portugal, Travel Tales|0 Comments

One of the highlights of my trip to Lagos was taking a boat tour to see the coastline in all its glory. We opted for a short 1 hour tour in a boat that could hold 6 people. Perfect for the 5 in our group, plus the driver.

We hopped into our small boat, put on our lifejackets and got comfortable […]

806, 2017

10 Reasons Why Portugal is a Perfect Summer Destination

By |June 8th, 2017|Destinations, Portugal, Travel Tales|1 Comment

You might have seen my recent post on why Portugal is one of my favourite destinations, but my latest trip there has cemented this love even further. I’m lucky enough to have visited Portugal more times than I can count and I never get tired of it. I firmly believe Portugal is one of the most perfect summer destinations in […]