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Insider Guide to Porto Santo. Madeira’s little sister is a sleeping beauty.

30/05/2024 by .

Off The Beaten Track In The Algarve.

23/11/2023 by .
Off The Beaten Track In The Algarve

Rupert Parker goes off the beaten track in the Algarve and Explores The Parts Tourists Don’t Get To See.

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Hiking in the Algarve, Portugal

03/01/2023 by .
Hiking in the Algarve

Rupert Parker gets away from the beaches and golf courses, hiking in the Algarve’s unknown interior.

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Trip Review: Insider guide to The Azores

23/10/2022 by .
Insider guide to the Azores

In this Insider guide to the Azores, Andy Mossack explores its two main islands, San Miguel and Terceira

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Essential Guide to Portuguese Fado

27/04/2022 by .

Rota Vicentina. Walking Portugal’s beautiful Atlantic Coast

15/01/2020 by .
Rota Vicentina

The Rota Vicentina, a 220km walk, through coastal Alentejo and Algarve, is also known as The Fishermen’s Trail.

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Fantastic Hiking and Biking in the Algarve

15/03/2018 by .

Essential Guide to Madeira. Stunning views and outstanding cuisine.

04/05/2016 by .
Guide to Madeira CR71 A framed houses Santana

Terry Marsh offers his essential guide to Madeira. An island he knows better than his home town.

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Madeira Reinvented

06/04/2016 by .

Half way through a half day catamaran cruise and I’m having a silent moment. It’s not every day you get to see Atlantic dolphins in the wild, and right now, I’m not just seeing them, I’m surrounded by them. This is a somewhat different Madeira experience to one I was expecting, and if this is Madeira Reinvented then give me much more of the same please.

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Quinta do Lago

20/05/2015 by .
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The lunchtime rush at Gigi’s was in full swing with the usual mix of excited first timers and returning old friends, but all of them sharing a common aim, to enjoy the fresh fish at this legendary Quinta do Lago beach restaurant.

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