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Sep 30, 2019

Discover Obidos - Things To Do in Óbidos

A few miles north from Lisbon, stands Obidos, a small picturesque town enclosed by medieval walls. Beyond these, hides a maze of cobblestone streets and ...

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Sep 23, 2019

10 Best Beaches in Portugal

Guide to 10 best beaches in Portugal. Offering the best coastline in all of mainland Europe, it is no surprise that Portugal is teeming with beautiful ...

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Sep 23, 2019

Praia da Marinha: A Guide to One of Portugal's Best Beaches

Praia da Marinha is one of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal and all of Europe. It is located in the central Algarve near the towns of Lagoa and...

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Sep 23, 2019

Azeitão and Sesimbra, Setúbal Tour, Portugal

Wine tasting tours, delicious cheese, and silk-sand beaches await you on this day trip to Azeitão and Sesimbra. These two towns are part of the Setúbal region..

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Sep 23, 2019

Discover Evora, Things To Do in Évora

Things to do in Evora: historical monument, restaurants, shopping, where to stay. Home to Neolithic monuments and the only Roman temple in Portugal, Évora ...

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Sep 23, 2019

The Eastern Algarve: Portugal's Hidden Gem

The Eastern Algarve is well worth a visit during any trip to Europe and can offer a different perspective of Portugal's southern coastline...

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Sep 23, 2019

Top Things To Do In Lagos, Algarve, Portugal

There's never a shortage of awesome things to do in Lagos, Algarve. Set along the bank of the Bensafrim River, Lagos is among the most visited towns on ...

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Sep 16, 2019

Things to Do in the Algarve

Things to Do in the Algarve: As the number of tourists visiting Portugal each year rises steadily, the southern Algarve region is becoming an increasingly...

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Aug 04, 2019

Discover Sintra and Cascais, Portugal | 3 Day Tour

Discover Sintra and Cascais, what to visit in 3-day itinerary. From fairytale palaces to unspoilt beaches and vineyards, there’s a lot to see in...

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Aug 04, 2019

Visiting Benagil Cave - The Ultimate Guide

Benagil Cave is undeniably one of Portugal's most stunning and famous natural landmarks. It features a remarkable grotto with a hole in the ceiling known as...

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Jul 25, 2019

Adventure Holiday in Portugal: Best Ideas

The best ideas for an adventure holiday in Portugal. Portugal is the westernmost country in continental Europe, claiming the southwestern portion of the...

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Jul 25, 2019

Praia da Rocha: What to Know Before You Go

Praia da Rocha is one of the most well-known beaches and resort towns in Portugal. It is located on the Algarve coast in the town of Portimao...

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Jul 24, 2019

Surfing In The Algarve - Your Guide

Your guide to surfing in the Algarve: The Algarve coast is a surfer's paradise, and this adventure sport has long been one of the main draws of the...

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Jul 18, 2019

Where to stay in the Algarve

So, where to stay in the Algarve? The Algarve is far and away one of the most popular places to visit in Portugal. With so many different things to see and do..

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Jul 18, 2019

A Foodie's Guide To The Best Restaurants in the Algarve

A foodie's guide to the best restaurants in the Algarve: It's no secret that Portugal has some of the best beaches, dessert wines, and custard tarts...

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Jul 10, 2019

The Wow Factor! What You Need To Do To Amaze Your Customers

The Wow factor: the factors that are going to make you stand out from your competitors and make your customers keepcoming back time and again...

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Jul 08, 2019

Is Portugal Safe for Travel?

Is Portugal safe for travel? Portugal is one of the world’s most remarkable places to visit. Full of history, culture, beautiful beaches, and mountains...

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Jul 05, 2019

Lisbon 3 Day Itinerary

Our Portugal road trip begins in the capital. This Lisbon 3 day itinerary will take you through the neighbourhoods of Baixa, Alfama, Príncipe Real, and Belém.

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May 29, 2019

Best Customer Travel Experience, 5 Rules of Customer Satisfaction‎

5 rules to create the perfect customer travel experience. In an age where years of experience may not be enough, being a luxury concierge Inbound Tour Operator

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Oct 29, 2018

How to Rent a Vacation Home: Important Steps to Know

Do you want to take a nice long vacation this summer? Hotels typically make up a large chunk of your vacation budget.

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Oct 18, 2018

How to Find the Best Short-Term House Rentals in Portugal

How to find the best short-term house rentals in portugal. Are you interested in vacationing in the beautiful, historic country of Portugal? There are many short-term house rentals. Here's how to find the best.

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Jun 19, 2018

Beach Yoga Retreat in The Algarve - 4 Reasons Why You Should Go Now

If you feel you have to reconnect with yourself and require a reboot and recharge, then keep reading, a beach yoga retreat in the Algarve brings many benefits.

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May 25, 2018

Algarve Tour

Faro is the capital city of the Algarve and provides the perfect introduction to the South of Portugal. This Algarve Tour will take you through every corner...

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May 22, 2018

São Brás de Alportel Tour

Today is our São Brás de Alportel tour. It is day 29 and the final day of our Algarve tour. São Brás de Alportel was the old cork centre of Portugal long ...

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May 15, 2018

Olhao 2 Day Tour - Day 2

This is day 28 of our Algarve tour, and the final day of our Olhão 2 day tour. I woke up around 8 am and was greeted by a wonderful view of the gardens as I...

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May 08, 2018

Olhão 2 day tour - a town of fishermen, olive groves & barrier islands

We have reached day 27 of our Algarve tour, and we travel west along the coast for our Olhão 2 day tour. Welcome to Olhão, a town of fishermen, olive groves...

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Apr 27, 2018

Tavira 2 Day Tour - Day 2

Day 2 of our Tavira tour and day 26 of our Algarve tour. We leave the city of Tavira to explore the coastline. Breakfast was served at the terrace ...

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Apr 21, 2018

Tavira 2 day tour - a land of churches and island beaches

Our Algarve tour reaches Day 25, we remain in the eastern Algarve, and travel west along the coast for our Tavira 2 day tour...

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Apr 17, 2018

Vila Real de Santo António tour - the warm sea, forests and the...

This is our Vila Real de Santo António tour. We are now on day 24 of our Algarve tour and today we travel west along the coast. The warm sea, the ...

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Apr 11, 2018

Castro Marim Tour

Castro Marim is a charming town in Southern Algarve known for its water dams, sandy beaches and natural salt pans.

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Apr 03, 2018

Alcoutim Tour

This is our Alcoutim tour. We are now on day 22 of our Algarve tour and today we travel west until we reach the Spanish border. Alcoutim is a historic...

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Mar 27, 2018

Monchique tour - the unspoilt town amidst the highest mountains...

This is our Monchique tour. We are now on day 21 of our Algarve tour and today we leave the west coast and head east into the mountains. Monchique is an...

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Feb 26, 2018

Aljezur Tour

This is our Aljezur tour. We are now on day 20 of our Algarve tour and today we head north along the west coast. Aljezur is the quiet corner of the Algarve...

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Feb 22, 2018

Vila do Bispo Tour - Day 2

We continue our Vila do Bispo tour - day 2 now and day 19 of our Algarve tour. Breakfast was served at the hotel’s restaurant, O Terraço. Since it was a sunny morning, I decided to...

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Feb 16, 2018

Vila do Bispo 2 day tour - the jewel of the western Algarve

Our Algarve tour reaches Day 18 and finally we reach the west coast for our Vila do Bispo 2 day tour. Vila do Bispo is the jewel of the Western Algarve...

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Feb 14, 2018

Lagos tour - beaches, grottoes and sandstone cliffs

This is our Lagos tour. We are now on day 17 of our Algarve tour and I continue to head closer to the west coast. In a sea of beaches, grottoes and sandstone...

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Feb 12, 2018

Portimao 2 Day Tour - Day 2

We continue our Portimao 2 day tour - day 2 now and and day 16 of our Algarve tour. Waking up with the sound of the waves crashing on the shore has to be ...

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Feb 09, 2018

Portimão 2 Day tour - the largest port city in Western Algarve

We move on to day 15 of our Algarve tour. We are at the beginning of our Portimao 2 day tour. Portimão is the largest port city in Western Algarve....

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Jan 30, 2018

Lagoa 2 Day tour - Day 2

We are on the Lagoa 2 day tour - day 2 and day 14 of our Algarve tour. I left Monte Santo after breakfast and started the day at Lagoa’s local market...

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Jan 23, 2018

Lagoa 2 Day Tour

It's day 13 of our Algarve tour and the start of our Lagoa 2 day tour. Lagoa is the coastal paradise of the Algarve. The city is known for its sea caves...

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Jan 11, 2018

Silves 2 Day Tour - Day 2

We are on the Silves 2 day tour - day 2 and day 12 of our Algarve tour. From the coast of Armação de Pêra to the mountain ranges of...

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Jan 11, 2018

Silves 2 Day Tour

We leave Albufeira and start our Silves 2 day tour, day 11 of our Algarve tour. Silves is a medieval town set amidst the mountains and the coast of the Algarve.

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Dec 19, 2017

Albufeira 2 Day Tour - Day 2

This is our Albufeira 2 day tour - day 2. Day 10 of our Algarve tour and today we are travelling from Albufeira up to Paderne. From a distance, Albufeira is...

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Dec 12, 2017

Loule 5 Day Tour - Day 5

Loule 5 day tour - Day 5 and the last day. There’s​ ​more​ ​to​ ​the​ ​Algarve​ ​than​ ​just​ ​beaches,​ ​the​ ​mountain​ ​villages​ ​of​ ​Salir​ ​and​ ​Alte​...

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Dec 12, 2017

Albufeira 2 Day Tour

Albufeira​ ​is​ ​Algarve’s​ ​beach​ ​haven. This is our Albufeira 2 day tour and day 9 of our tour of the Algarve. Stretching​ ​30​ ​km​ ​along​...

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Dec 03, 2017

Loulé 5 Day Tour - Day 4

Loulé 5 day tour - day 4. Today we continue our visit of Vilamoura and then move on to Boliqueime. This is day 7 of our Algarve tour. Vilamoura​ ​is​...

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Nov 18, 2017

Loule 5 Day Tour - Day 3

Loule 5 day tour - day 3, and today we visit Quarteira. This is day 6 of our Algarve tour. Quarteira’s​ ​fish​ ​market​ ​was​ ​the​ ​first​ ​place​ ​on​ ​my...

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Nov 15, 2017

Loule 5 Day Tour - Day 2

It's our Loule 5 day tour - day 2, and day 5 of our Algarve tour. The​ ​next​ ​morning​ ​I​ ​drove​ ​down​ ​south,​ ​towards​ ​Almancil,​ ​a​ ​small​ ​town​...

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Nov 10, 2017

Loulé 5 Day Tour - Day 1

I arrived in Loulé on a Saturday morning for the start of my Loule 5 day tour, and day 4 of my Algarve tour. I was immediately taken by...

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