Algarve Blog

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Algarve Blog
About our move to live on the sunny Algarve in Portugal
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  • SOS Algarve Animals Sponsorship 2015 1 hour ago I am delighted to be able to inform you that for the whole of 2015 I will again be donating 10% of my profits from my Pet Portrait paintings to the wonderful SOS Algarve Animals Charity here on the Algarve. … Continue reading →
  • Culture in the Algarve 1 week ago There are times, we admit, when we miss some of the culture and concerts that the UK has to offer. If a major band or singer is going to do a concert here in Portugal, invariably it will be in … Continue reading →
  • Santas and Pyjamas in the Sea! 2 weeks ago Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas now without the annual ‘ Swim for Shoes’ Charity Event at Armação de Pêra beach. Hosted by the wonderful Holiday Inn Algarve hotel, this event raises much needed funds for charity by asking people to come … Continue reading →
  • 2014 was a good year! 3 weeks ago The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. It was a good year … and we’ve got lots of plans to make 2015 even more exciting! Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can seat 20,000 … Continue reading →
  • A very merry recycled Christmas 2 months ago Everyone knows that Portimão is a cash-strapped council – so it was really nice to see that they decided to do something different this Christmas that didn’t cost the earth – literally! All of their decorations were made out of recycled … 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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