Visiting Lagos Zoo in the Algarve

Lagos Zoo is a fantastic fun family day out from Lagos in the Algarve and I totally recommend it. The animals are kept in good conditions and it is well laid out. Lagos Zoo is a reasonable size and there are cafes and an artificial beach area to relax and so the Zoo is a … Read more

Travelling from Porto to Amarante

Travelling from Porto to Amarante

The gorgeous Portuguese town of Amarante is often overlooked in favour of the big cities such as Porto and Lisbon. But it’s the small picturesque places like this that really show Portugal’s tradition and charm. Today’s blog is all about how to travel from Port to Amarante. Most people travelling to Amarante fly into Porto … Read more

Guide to Magical Amarante, Portugal

Ponte Sao Gonzalo Amarante Portugal

Most travellers will fly into Porto of Lisbon and do a whistle stop tour of the main sites in those two main cities. But although they are stunning destinations, you will miss out on the traditional and local vibe of small and magical Portuguese towns such as Amarante if you don’t head out of the … Read more

Praia do Camilo Lagos

Whilst staying in the beautiful Algarvian coastal town of Lagos, I decided to explore some of the local beaches in the area. My friend Vic (who frequented the Algarve most summers as a child) recommended Praia do Camilo to me and my mom via Instagram. I’m so glad that I took up her recommendation! Praia … Read more