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Rating:
5
(4 comments)
Destination: Tavira, Olhao
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
As the plane drops down into Faro, you catch a tantalising glimpse of them – the offshore islands of the Algarve. With their beaches, dunes, lagoons and seafood restaurants, the "Ilhas" are idyllic ... read more »
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Rating:
4.666665
(6 comments)
Destination: Algarve
Trip type: Beach, Food and Drink
When I need somewhere to really relax and unwind (and enjoy some fabulous food), I head to my villa in the Algarve... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Lisbon
Trip type: Short Break
Explore the many sides of Lisbon’s character and you'll find this beautiful, gleaming city has plenty to cheer even the famously reserved locals ... read more »
#4/34
Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Take a break in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon and you'll discover a impressive city that's awash with history.... read more »
#5/34
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5
(1 comment)
Clear blue waters and bountiful home-grown produce attract visitors to the Madeiran capital of Funchal all year round, but the city is in full colourful bloom during the spring months ... read more »
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Rating:
5
(1 comment)
Destination: Porto
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
A short trip to Porto is just enough time to sample the city's highlights, from tasting the wares of the port lodges to watching the world go by in the parks... read more »
#7/34
Rating:
4.42857
(10 comments)
One day a gurgling waterfall surrounded by luxuriant oleanders,the next an endless sweep of golden sand. Countryside and beach co-exist beautifully here and you're absolutely spoilt for choice ... read more »
#8/34
Rating:
4.5
(4 comments)
Exploring a city built on hills and dancing the night away can take its toll on just about anyone. But I can assure you the pain is worth every minute spent in beautiful, seductive Lisbon... read more »
#9/34
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Porto
Few European cities can match the variety, the history and the sheer good value that are packed into Portugal’s charming northern capital of Porto. Here’s how to enjoy it, and where to stay... read more »
#10/34
Rating:
4.5
(2 comments)
Destination: Funchal, Madeira
Madeira is known for bath chairs, blue rinses and a sherry-type tipple. But it has plenty to offer younger visitors, from groovy nightclubs to designer hotels and achingly trendy new restaurants... read more »
#11/34
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Tavira
On Portugal's Algarve coast, pretty Tavira is a place to stroll around, sit at waterside cafes, eat pastries and watch the boats bob. It's also holiday heaven for beach-lovers.... read more »
#12/34
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Lisbon, Cascais
For those looking for a reasonably-priced city break, Lisbon has plenty to offer, with cultural highlights, beaches and (perhaps the best secret of all) an amazing campsite... read more »
#13/34
Rating:
4
(2 comments)
Eating out, for me, is a pleasure, a privilege to be shared. Read my selection of restaurants and cafes in the western Algarve where you can enjoy local delicacies in lesser known locations ... read more »
#14/34
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Seeing more of the world is a top priority for holidaymakers in 2010, as is keeping a tight grip on the budget. Follow my advice to bag a bargain and save money before and during your travels... read more »
#15/34
Rating:
4
(5 comments)
Destination: Alvor
The village of Alvor in the Algarve is charmingly unspoilt. Unlike some of its larger neighbours along the coast, it has retained its unique character and friendly feel... read more »
#16/34
Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Lagos, Algarve
Planning a lads' weekend away, and looking for somewhere that combines adventure, golf, good food and cracking nightlife? Portugal's western Algarve has got the winning formula down to a tee...... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
Destination: Madeira, Funchal
Madeira’s historic hiking trails wind through the gorgeous mountains, valleys and coastal scenery of this ’floating garden'... read more »
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Rating:
4
(1 comment)
It may be way off the usual tourist trail but that's all the more reason to love Portugal’s ancient capital of Coimbra and its beautiful surrounding countryside... read more »
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Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Tavira
You're rarely more than a few minutes from a church or cake shop in any town in Portugal, but lovely Tavira in the Eastern Algarve takes the biscuit! Culture, cake, or a bit of both- it's your choice.... read more »
#20/34
Rating:
4
(3 comments)
Destination: Alentejo, Algarve
Trip type: Activity, Beach, Family
Odeceixe, on the border of the Algarve and the Alentejo, has a glorious beach and the cheapest accommodation I've seen in a long time. Just make sure you get that beach trip right...unlike me! ... read more »
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