Benefits of Living in a Hot and Sunny Climate

There are many perks of living in the sun, besides the obvious – living in the sun! Coming from a small town in wet and dull England, the weather is reason enough for me to make the move! But there’s more to it than just fewer days of rain!  Continue reading


Why I Fell In Love With The Big Blue Ocean

I’ve always loved going to the beach; building sandcastles and creatures as a kid, enjoying a book, or paddling in the sea for a refreshing break from laying in the sun, desperately trying to get that sun kissed tan (although inevitably ending up being burnt to a cinder and spending the next 4 days as red as a lobster!) But it wasn’t until 2014 when I moved to the sunny Algarve and lived on the doorstep of the Atlantic Ocean, did I realise just how much I loved the sea, and all its enchanting mystery. Continue reading

First Time Living Alone – And Abroad!!

I am recently 21, and first moved from the UK to Portugal just a couple months after I turned 20. I had never even lived alone in England, so for my first time to be free, independent and responsible, choosing a different country (who’s language I do not speak) maybe wasn’t the wisest plan! But, just before getting ready to go back for my second season, I realise what a great thing it was, and how lucky and proud that I was able to do it! Continue reading