Silver Coast: Circular coastal walk around Salir do Porto

Our original plan was to visit the chocolate festival in Òbidos this morning; however, our slightly hungover house guest (my youngest) wasn’t really up to a half hour car journey, so we postponed until tomorrow and Harri and I went … Continued

Silver Coast: exploring Alcobaça for the first time

It’s a rare thing for Harri and I to go off sight-seeing together; however, with the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Mosteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça just a twenty-minute drive north we couldn’t resist finding out what all … Continued

Central Algarve – Olhos to Vilamoura

Having headed west for the past few weeks, we decided it was time to go off exploring in the opposite direction. Harri’s love of Google Maps is legendary and he’d used his favourite online tool to devise a circular walk … Continued