Algarve Blog

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Algarve Blog
About our move to live on the sunny Algarve in Portugal
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  • Christmas is coming to a market near you! 1 week ago It’s time for the Christmas markets to begin .. time to dust off the tinsel, unpack the shiny gifts and wonderful home-made crafts and products .. and set up a stall at one of the many fairs that are advertised … Continue reading →
  • Swopping Plants and Seeds has never been such fun! 2 weeks ago The first Plants and Seeds Exchange of the Algarve – 1 Encontro de Troca de Plantas e Sementes do Algarve – took place last Saturday and it was a marvellous event. We had been happy to help in a small … Continue reading →
  • Feira de São Martinho in Portimão 3 weeks ago The Parque de Feiras e Exposições in Portimão is once again the setting for the annual Feira de São Martinho, which is apparently the oldest fair of its kind in Portimão, dating back to 1662. We blogged about this fair last year – … Continue reading →
  • The local Magusto Fair in Alferce 1 month ago We have a bit of a joke running with friends who took us to visit the quaint village of Alferce near Monchique … that no-one actually lives there! It’s a tiny village, with a population, according to Wiki, of 441 people in … Continue reading →
  • SisterMAG in the Monchique 2 months ago If you were in Monchique recently – and saw a film crew, camera crew and a cute little black dog sampling the local culinary delights .. that was probably us entertaining the delightful crew from the German magazine sisterMAG We … 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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