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A cleanup initiative under the slogan ‘Think Green and Live Sustainably’ went ahead in Ria Formosa last Saturday (May 31). Workers of Conrad Algarve Hotel worked alongside volunteers from Almancil...

Lagoa and Carvoeiro join 'zero waste' movement

Collecting meals usually thrown out by hotels, restaurants and other establishments and distributing them to those who need them is the goal of ‘Zero Desperdício’ (Zero Waste) - an initiative the...

Monchique residents learn about wildfire prevention

It was a full house at the Monchique ‘Wildfire Prevention and Environmental Protection Seminar’ held at the local Junta de Freguesia on Friday last week.

Organised by Associação Safe...

Some of the Algarve's best handicrafts will be on display this weekend (June 7 and 8) at Pego Fundo beach in Alcoutim, as part of the town’s 29th Handicrafts and Ethnography Fair.

Around 60...

Dance World Cup comes to the Algarve

For the first time, the finals of the Dance World Cup will be held in the Algarve - where dancers last year scooped two prestigious awards, and where ‘dance fever’ has never been so high. This...

Isla Deserta painted by Jane Skingley

The Algarve’s four sandbar islands stretch along the coast for 45kms between the tip of the isthmus known as Praia de Faro to Manta Rota in the east. All four share similar physical...

Eva Schelfhout never wanted to own a cat. That changed when her eldest granddaughter, Christiana, brought home an abandoned kitten 10 years ago. As they grew older, Eva and the cat became...

International School of the Algarve hosts open lecture in Faro

The International School of the Algarve is hosting an open lecture on “Quality in Education” on Friday May 30 at the Penha campus of the University of the Algarve. Guest speaker is José Morgado, a...

Children’s choirs delight audience at Estombar Church

The Chapel Choir from St. Thomas’s School in London and the International School of the Algarve Choir performed together at the Estombar Church on May 23. The two choirs also participated in the ‘...

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