Portugal: Th’Algarve

Were it not for the late October sunshine and the long beaches, Albufeira probably wouldn't be all that different from Northern England, certainly from the monopoly of 'Yorkshire restaurants' or 'home-cooked English grub' (what are they doing - flying it over?!). I think it's a place that has the potential to be unbearable during summer … Continue reading Portugal: Th’Algarve

Portugal: The Lisbon Life

There are few things that are more European than waking up in a cosy apartment on a cobbled street and wandering down to the local patisserie to grab breakfast. This was something I've barely experienced during my travels. My visits to Europe in the past have been fleeting and Asian pastries just don't pack that same … Continue reading Portugal: The Lisbon Life