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Spend 4 perfect days in the Algarve

Spend 4 perfect days in the Algarve

You haven’t experienced European beach culture until you visit the Algarve. From partygoers in Lagos, to birdwatchers in Ria Formosa park, to mini surfing villages in the Western Algarve there’s a scene for everyone. This long weekend guide is sure to please those looking for a little tasting of all parts of the Algarve, including seeing one of the most famous caves in the Mediterranean! 

Logistics When to go

We really don’t like crowds so July and August were out of the question for this trip. We opted for mid-September and felt like we might have hit the sweet...

Algar Seco, Portugal – The playground for adults

Algar Seco, Portugal – The playground for adults

Oh, the art of spontaneous travel. I’m a planner. We don’t travel very often without every detail thought out. But, I always leave one...

Ferragudo, Portugal: The unknown gem of the Algarve

Ferragudo, Portugal: The unknown gem of the Algarve

When planning our trip to the Algarve I knew we wanted to stay central. We wanted to do some hiking along the cliffs, kayaking,...

Road tripping the Western Algarve, Portugal

Road tripping the Western Algarve, Portugal

During our four days in the Algarve last month (tip: mid-September is an AMAZING time to visit this beautiful region) we were based in...

Sintra, Portugal – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Sintra, Portugal – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Whenever I was a kid I remember dreaming of going to Disney World. We all saw the commercials on TV and I couldn’t wait to...

Kayaking and snorkeling sea caves in Portugal

Kayaking and snorkeling sea caves in Portugal

When I first started planning the hubby’s 30th birthday to Portugal one of the first pictures I stumbled across were the caves...

Hiking the edge of Europe in Portugal

Hiking the edge of Europe in Portugal

We walk a lot. We even hike sometimes. I would even dare to say that I have strong hiking legs. So when we had...

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