02 Jul

The Portmao Sardine Festival 2014

Calling all sardine lovers. Sardine season is well underway in the Algarve as fishermen and chefs are equally as busy keeping up with the demand to supply what is possibly Portugal’s favourite dish. Though we have to admit the fishermen have a more challenging task than the chefs in the quest to quench locals’ and

03 Jul

Freedom Festival 2013 and the city of Elvas – Just two reasons to visit mid-east Portugal

In a Portuguese summer you can virtually guarantee to have great weather and nothing goes hand in hand with hot weather quite as fluently than at a festival of love, union, peace and psychedelic music. The satisfaction of this heady amalgamation is demonstrated affectively at Portugal’s Freedom Festival. The six-day Freedom Festival 2013 will run from

14 Aug

Medieval days of Castro Marim festival 2011

From Thursday 25 August 2011 until Sunday 28 August, the ancient town of Castro Marim on the eastern edge of the Algarve will be holding the Medieval Days of Castro Marim festival 2011. This fun, family-orientated event is free for all and includes many colourful and exciting children’s activities, delicious local cuisine being served in