Day Trip to Sagres, Algarve

After 2 weeks of only driving around Vilamoura, getting used to being on the right (or for me, the wrong side of the road), I thought it was about time to man up and make my first trip out of town. Continue reading


Wall Murals in Quarteira

I don’t like seeing vandalism of any sort, including graffiti, but for me, murals are different. They are usually great pieces of art work, and I almost always love the messages they express. Like with all murals, everyone interprets them differently. Here are some I saw walking on the way to Quarteira and what I think they mean; some are just for fun, but others are a little more powerful. 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