Saturday, 01 October 2016
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portimaoarenaBLiP EXPO 2016 - The Better Living in Portugal Exhibition - stages its 16th annual event at the Portimão Arena on October 8th and 9th, again sponsored by Medal Insurance.  

This exhibition is your opportunity to check out what's on offer from over 70 exhibitors all under one roof, chat to the company owners and see what the business community has been up to in the last year.

Autumn has arrived and with it the new ECO123!Monday, 26th September 2016 at your newsagent - nine key interviews with normal people who pass on some important ideas from their lives.

Lourdes, a Portuguese TV journalist in Germany; Marcelino, the rural hermit in Barbelote; Vânia, the successful blogger for more than 100,000 vegans; Vedanta, the British yoga teacher in her island; Madan, the (still) illegal Nepalese immigrant in Lisbon; Zé Pedro, the Portuguese shoemaking apprentice in Austria; Käthe, the German pensioner learning Portuguese in the Alentejo; Carlos, the green mayor of Torres Vedras and Leo Lobo, the clown and son of Portuguese emigrants.

We hope you enjoy reading this edition which is availabble in newsagents


gostoLogoGosto, long recognised as the Algarve's premier outlet for unusual furniture, interior accessories and decorations, has moved to add a new and vibrant side to its already renowned offering.

One third of the new Gosto 'armazém' next to Aldi in Boliquieme has been developed as an art showroom and exhibition area, among the finest in the region, which already is displaying work from Algarve artists Meinke Flesseman, Eric de Bruijn and guest artist the Iraqi-born Saad Ali from Valencia, Spain.

fazendanovaThe owners of Fazenda Nova Country House have announced the opening of a new cookery school, 'Cook Algarve' under the guidance of head chef Paulo Monteiro and his team.

The award-winning country house is the venue for Monteiro's first 'Cook Algarve' course this October, taking place over three days and working with locally sourced ingredients to create many of the different dishes Portugal has become famous for.

Enjoy the Algarve - September issue now available!

Feeling adventurous? Read Enjoy the Algarve’s August issue: No fear.

The September 2016 issue of Enjoy the Algarve, No fear, is out now! In it, a whole lot of Algarve-based excitement. From rock climbing to eco carting, there’s a week’s worth of action-packed ideas with activities that might seem scary, but are loads of fun.

Walking the Algarve: Our favourite routesTalk of the Algarve and the mind of your typical tourist would turn to sunbathing, bright lights and waterfront cafes. Don’t get us wrong, these are all great selling points, but if you’re looking to get a true taste of this beautiful region, you need to lace up your walking shoes.
The Algarve is home to some of the best hiking and rambling routes in Europe, so it’d be rude not to make the most of them while you’re there. Below are some of our favourite paths to follow.

Paupers PalaceYes is the answer to that question, I believe. As a teenager coming from a working class family, it was my treat to go to the local corner shop with my pocket money and pick up the latest Home & Garden magazine.

Flicking through the pages and pages of images I would find myself wishing that one day I too could have a home like what I saw in front of me. Of course at that time I was of the opinion that it would cost me a small fortune.

Enjoy the Algarve - June issue now available!

This month it’s party time: our August 2016 issue, Festa!, brings you the best festivals of the Algarve. That’s not only the parties you shouldn’t miss this month, but an event calendar for the entire year. Because why not have a little party every day?