Category: Portugal

Dealing with electronic tolls and rental cars on Portugal’s highways

  Portugal’s electronic toll system has been causing frustrations for tourists and locals alike since 2013. Even now confusion persists mostly for the short term visitor because the electronic bill must be paid in very roundabout ways. 

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Hilton As Cascatas in Portugal, you may be surprised how beautiful this hotel is

Algarve is a beautiful region in the South of Portugal that has become very well known in recent years for the beauty of the sea and its nature, the richness of the local heritage, the first class facilities and the excellent local and international cuisine. A multitude of hotels are located here and of course …

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What I love about each region of Portugal

  Portugal has the feeling of a tight knit culture and a manageable size of territory to explore for visitors. Our several adventures here however have revealed it is more like the layers of an onion. The closer you get there are deeper and more varied things to explore. Here’s a regional breakdown of Portugal, …

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Ways to experience The Algarve in Portugal

  Perhaps lesser known to non Europeans, the Algarve is a place of immense diversity and natural coastline in Southern Portugal. Think of it as a more affordable, wild and authentic riviera. Here one can get a taste of small town Portuguese life mixed in with world class resorts, harbors, golf courses and shopping centers. 

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