OCT 4th - New rules when arriving in UK from Portugal begin

OCT 4TH - NEW RULES WHEN ARRIVING IN UK FROM PORTUGAL BEGINFrom 04.00am this morning, October 4th 2021, the rules for people arriving into the UK from Portugal have changed.

Reasons to Add the Channel Islands on Your Bucket List

REASONS TO ADD THE CHANNEL ISLANDS ON YOUR BUCKET LISTPeople simply love to travel. Traveling is something that broadens your horizons and makes you understand other cultures and nations. We are usually captivated by big historical cities which are usually too expensive, and they do not meet our expectations.

Portugal is one of the top LGBTQ+ friendly travel destinations in the world

PORTUGAL IS ONE OF THE TOP LGBTQ+ FRIENDLY TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLDA new study names Portugal as one of the mostLGBTQ+ friendly countries, with Lisbon and Porto ranking first and second place respectively in the top 10 most LGBTQ+ friendly vacation destinations in the world.   

Road Safety On The Algarve: How To Stay Safe Driving In Paradise

Road Safety On The Algarve: How To Stay Safe Driving In ParadisePortugal has been taking serious action over traffic safety in the past decade. As a result, it is today among the countries that have lowered death rates in traffic accidents the most in the EU.

Petition to restore a ferry link between UK and Portugal

PETITION TO RESTORE A FERRY LINK BETWEEN UK AND PORTUGALA few weeks back a small group of expats in the Algarve sat chatting. The subject of driving to the UK came up. Someone mentioned that a few months back, whilst Spain was on the UK's red list and Portugal was green, Brittany Ferries had considered sailing directly to Porto, rather than the current routes to Bilbao/Santander.

Life In Old Spain - Part 8

LIFE IN OLD SPAIN - PART 8Fiesta time comes to an end. The appropriate protocols having been adhered to, I was filled up with more paint stripper in the guise of wine. I was sure it would take the enamel off my teeth.

GB car stickers are out - new ‘UK’ version is in!

GB CAR STICKERS ARE OUT - NEW ‘UK’ VERSIAON IS IN!Drivers with hopes of road-tripping through Europe later this year will have to trade in their GB car sticker or magnet for a new ‘UK’ version. The current sticker used on the back of vehicles will no longer be valid from September 28th 2021, the United Nations (UN) has outlined. Instead, motorists will have to replace it with a UK sticker to drive on foreign roads.

How to apply for a visa to Saudi Arabia on your own

HOW TO APPLY FOR A VISA TO SAUDI ARABIA ON YOUR OWNFor the first time in its history, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced that will be opening its doors for tourism by issuing an electronic visa for visitors coming from 49 countries — including the United States. Let's check how to go through the visa application process yourself, without the help of agencies!