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Celebrate summertime with Enjoy the Algarve’s June issue

Celebrate summertime with Enjoy the Algarve’s June issueRead the June 2018 issue of Enjoy the Algarve, ‘Summertime!’

In it: creating sand sculptures, ice-cream maker Cláudio David about local Algarvian gelato flavours (dried figs or alfarroba & orange, anyone?) and fascinating facts about the Festas dos Santos Populares. This summer, capture the Algarve on camera. From festivals to beach and from food to nature & wildlife, our Picture Perfect photographers give advice and Fábio Martins explains how to make unusual holiday pictures with a crystal ball.

How’s Life in Portugal?

11426Portugal performs well in only few measures of well-being relative to most other countries in the Better Life Index. Portugal ranks above the average in housing, work-life balance, personal security and environmental quality, but below average in income and wealth, health status, social connections, civic engagement, education and skills, subjective well-being, and jobs and earnings.

These rankings are based on available selected data and are published in the OECD Better life Index.

Critically injured Lagos toddler dies in hospital

nurseThe eighteen-month-old baby, who on Saturday morning fell eight metres from a second floor window at a Lagos apartment bloc, has died of his injuries.
A hospital spokesman stated that the toddler, “did not withstand the seriousness of the clinical situation."

Enjoy the Algarve – May 2018 – Push your limits

Enjoy the Algarve – May 2018 – Push your limits

Have an outdoor adventure with Enjoy the Algarve’s May issue

Read the May 2018 issue of Enjoy the Algarve, ‘Push your limits’.
In it: rock climbing on the cliffs of Sagres, freedivers Mafalda Oliveira and Mário Albuquerque talk about diving deep on a single breath of air, and surfing lifestyle photography tips by Gabriel Rosa.

Presenting the authentic Algarve

Photo by Pedro BarrosThe south of Portugal is more than just sun and beaches.  Proactivetur’s João Ministro devotes himself to promoting the Algarve’s inland area, but in a responsible way. Enjoy the Algarve talks to João about attracting young people to the countryside, preserving traditional crafts and the recent popularity of ecotourism.

Danish Choir plans to visit the Algarve

musicThe Copenhagen Cathedral Choir recently performed at the Jerónimos Monastry in Lisbon, with 900 people cheering a choir of 30 children, 14 adults and one harpist.  
Since 1991, conductor Ebbe Munk*  has been in charge of this group which, since 2000, often has worked in partnership with other Nordic choirs and those from Cambridge, Oxford, Princeton and Brussels.

Celebrate spring with Enjoy the Algarve’s April issue

Celebrate spring with Enjoy the Algarve’s April issueRead the April 2018 issue of Enjoy the Algarve, ‘Burst of colour’.
In it: floristry advice from Pasi & Paul Jokinin-Carter, true colour explosions in paintball, modern Portuguese painter Amadeo de Souza Cardoso, and blue hour photography tips by Leo Domingos. Get creative with our colourful Algarve-based activities and discover the historical and symbolic meaning of colours in the south of Portugal.

Enjoy the Algarve – March 2018 – A different perspective

Enjoy the Algarve – March 2018 – A different perspectiveSee the south of Portugal from a different point of view with Enjoy the Algarve’s March issue.

In it: exploring the Ibn’Ammar cave, the mental aspect of the very physical discipline that’s parkour, and promoting countryside tourism in a responsible way. We ask a diver, a pilot and an astronomer about their view from the Algarve, list six alternative Algarvian attractions, and get tips on drone photography from photographer Tiago Cruz.