Culinary Offerings in the Algarve Region

For avid foodies and those who love to cook up a storm in the kitchen, choosing a holiday destination can often hinge on the culinary offerings available. Those with a palate for frogs and snails would opt for France, whilst fans of spaghetti and pizza would head straight for the ristorantes of Italy. The Algarve,

Why September is the best month of the year to go on a cycling holiday

There was a time when the end of August signalled the end of summer. That is no longer the case. September has emerged as one of the best months of the year to go on holiday, a last summer fling before the leaves start falling and the nights draw in. The most obvious reason is

Quinta do Lago is one of the Algarve’s most prestigious and renowned golf resorts

Quinta do Lago is one of the Algarve’s most prestigious and renowned golf resorts, and has now received the ultimate seal of approval. The founder of its Golf Academy, Paul McGinley, has been named as the captain of the European Ryder Cup Team for 2014. His vice-captaincy during last-year’s tournament has not gone unnoticed, and

Take in the scents and colours of the annual Funchal Flower Festival

Gardening has long been one of the top-rated hobbies for people in the UK, and many Britons choose to spend their leisure time tending to their pots, plants and lawns. In keeping with these green-fingered tendencies, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to visit Funchal, Madeira during its spectacular annual ‘Flower Festival’.

Alentejo – Portugal’s Hidden Secret

Ramblers Worldwide Holidays – the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe – have just launched their new brochure, jam-packed with new holiday ideas for late 2016 / 2017.Included is this latest holiday to Portugal. For the first time all local transport costs in connection with the walking program in 2017 will be included

Douro Valley – the oldest demarcated wine region in the world

This breathtaking valley in northern Portugal is not only listed as UNESCO World Heritage but it is also the oldest demarcated wine region in the world. Accessible by boat, train, car and even helicopter, the Douro Valley is an impossible-to-miss destination on every wine lovers’ bucket list, and it is clear why: the winding river,