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
A walk along the cliff tops for some stunning views, and back along Falesia beach to Vilamoura.
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
Cigarettes and coffee, it’s so European isn’t it. I love the culture and many aspects of their mentality; families are very close, meals together are important, everyone spends so much more time outside… the list goes on! Continue reading
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
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
Spent the weekend back in sunny Vilmaoura to apartment hunt and catch up with some friends! Cant believe we were in the sea in January – crazy!