Algarve Blog

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Algarve Blog
About our move to live on the sunny Algarve in Portugal
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  • Painting my way around the Algarve 3 days ago Many of you will know that Alyson is an artist that creates modern and bright acrylic paintings here in the Algarve – and having just completed her latest painting; and been asked lots of times where her inspiration comes from … Continue reading →
  • Shiny Chrome and Big Beards descend on Faro 1 week ago We’ve heard lots about the Moto Clube Faro and their annual Motorcycle meeting in Faro, but we’ve never managed to get there yet! The main event is hosted in an open arena area on the outskirts Faro, complete with camping, … Continue reading →
  • 300 Days of Sun - Book Review 2 weeks ago We were recently contacted by the English author Deborah Lawrenson, and asked to review her latest book ‘300 Days of Sun’ which is set in Faro and Lisbon – we were happy to say yes; and once Alyson had sat … Continue reading →
  • The Candlelit market returns to Lagoa 2 weeks ago This atmospheric event by candlelight is back – and highly recommended. The ‘Mercado de Culturas – à Luz das Velas’ or ‘Cultural Market by Candlelight’ is back in Lagoa until Sunday 10th July and it is well worth a visit … Continue reading →
  • Exploring the West Coast Beaches of the Algarve 3 weeks ago We have a secret to share with you! When it all gets too hot and too much in the Algarve .. we sneak off in the car with a picnic and our cameras and we head west. The beaches on … Continue reading →

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  • You must be mad! Writing Contest October 2012 “You must be mad” was actually one of the many comments we heard from friends when we told them we were thinking of giving up our jobs, selling our home, and moving abroad. It was often closely followed by an envious “I wish we could do...

ExpatsBlog.com Expat Blog Awards 2012: Portugal Silver Award!

This blog won the Silver Award for best expat blog in Portugal!

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Website Reviews » There are 23 reviews on Algarve Blog

Marianne
10:29 AM October 08, 2012

Excellent blog, full of information about this lovely region of Portugal. If you want to see great photos, this is the place to come :)

Sami Veloso
15:59 PM October 16, 2012

Very informative and always with beautiful photos. Well done!

Anne Parish
11:34 AM October 20, 2012

Well done - it takes a lot of effort to keep a blog interesting, informative and relevant - keep it up!

Fi
12:03 PM October 20, 2012

What a delightfully put together blog. The photos and the information introduced me to a place that I had not even heard of.

Judith
01:12 AM October 26, 2012

I like it!

Lindsay De Feliz
20:58 PM November 18, 2012

Not only a great blog but Alyson really encourages other bloggers and 'spreads the love'.

Julie Dawn Fox
09:37 AM December 03, 2012

With wonderful photos and excellent writing, the Algarve blog is a fantastic blog, run by a genuinely lovely person.

Cristi Moise
09:31 AM December 04, 2012

Good luck !

Lynn Lees
10:09 AM December 04, 2012

Fantastic blog! Well done, please keep it going. :)

Ben Taylor
10:17 AM December 04, 2012

Love this blog - clearly written with passion for the country.

Jennifer Avventura
10:27 AM December 04, 2012

Fantastic blog - one which I visit regularly. It makes me feel like I am actually living there. Nicely done!

Gloria Faye Brown Bates/aka Granny Gee
10:49 AM December 04, 2012

I have just discovered this beautiful blog, and will begin to visit it! :)))

Andy
11:20 AM December 04, 2012

I love the links to the local traders and attractions, information about local produce and the photos. A real treasure of information.

Aisha Ashraf
14:39 PM December 04, 2012

A beautifully written blog by an extremely talented creative. Alyson not only produces a high standard of work, but does a lot to facilitate communication and discovery throughout the blogging community.

Sue
15:19 PM December 04, 2012

Love Alyson, really supportive of other blogs, inclusive and joins people into hers, her creativity shines through.

Aga
22:06 PM December 04, 2012

This blog is a perfect place to find information about moving to Portugal, what to see and do there. It gives you a lot of useful tips and you easily feel the love Alyson has for her expat country.

Tracey Hand
10:02 AM December 05, 2012

Great blog. Easy to read, informative and always full of fantastic photos! I'm just glad I already live here or all those beautiful photos would surely make me green with envy :-)

Vicki Good
10:08 AM December 05, 2012

Excellent blog - superb and very informative articles about the Algarve, Portugal with fantastic photos.

Tom Weber
11:04 AM December 05, 2012

Great photos and great writing. What's not to like about Algarve Blog. It's a winner!

Cate Edmonds
12:08 PM December 05, 2012

Great blog which brings light into a dreary day and makes you want to jump on the next plane.

Pat
17:35 PM December 05, 2012

Vivacious blog! Love the variety and style of writing. Photos are great too. Delivers a bucket of sunshine each and every time.

Johanna Bradley
20:42 PM December 05, 2012

Aly's blog is always interesting and informative, and she goes out of her way to extend the hand of friendship to other bloggers.

Marcella Rousseau
02:34 AM December 06, 2012

Great shots!

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