Is Algarve Safe or Dangerous?

The quick answer is Algarve is a very safe touristic destination, Algarve is not dangerous compared to most other touristic destinations. Like any other touristic area there are some pickpockets and a few drug pushers, but apart from that nothing really to worry about. Portugal holds 3rd place in the Global Peace Index 2020, right […]

Carnival (Carnaval) on the south of Portugal: Loule

Biggest Carnival march in Algarve Please click on the blue text to know more. A few years in a row February goes with really good weather on the south of Portugal, region with name Algarve. If you are from northern Europe we strongly advise you to come here and get a break from the grey sky in […]

Algarve in times of Coronavirus

On the picture: Faro island beach 08/05/2020. Usual Algarve life in this time of the year “Coronavirus quarantine” started in Portugal on the 14th of March, basically after winter tourism sleep various touristic services started to reopen. Winter is a low season for Algarve, there are minimum tourists on the street and some hotels, cafes […]

Algarve this August. How Corona influences tourism and what to expect in autumn.

On the picture: Tourist in Carvoeiro, 24/08/2020. Summary of Corona related events “Coronavirus quarantine” started in Portugal on the 14th of March, basically after winter tourism sleep, various touristic services started to reopen. Tough Portugal did exceptionally well with the pandemic comparatively with Western Europe, Spain won air corridor with UK tourists. Because of last-minute* […]

Сarnival on the south of Portugal: Moncarapacho village

WHATS HAPPENING Please click on the blue text to know more. Village of Moncarapacho belongs to the municipality of Olhao. 7km from Fuseta and 10 km from Olhao. It’s an old atmospheric village surrounded by greens which aren’t present on the coast. Moncarapacho goes some 6 km into the inland of Algarve, a little bit further from the […]