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Dear Editor,

My husband collapsed in the Marina de Vilamoura on Monday evening. The response of Portuguese holidaymakers, police and ambulance crew was tremendous. Unfortunately, due to all...

The last few days of August heralded the welcome arrival of September with slightly cooler days and nights, which for those of us who have made the Algarve our home were very welcome. Life can...

Dear Editor,

One solitary Bronze medal. Yet Portugal has the safest seas to train for the ocean swim, the best year round weather for triathlon, road bike and mountain bike training, the...

Dear Editor,

I really enjoyed an article by Isobel Costa (read it at portugalresident.com entitled ‘Portimão’s canning industry’) - very informative! My wife and I recently visited the...

Shops are full of postcards depicting overly blue seas and skies so that visitors can send loved ones a note to say the traditional “Wish you were here” or buy them as a reminder of their holiday...

The Silence of the Lambs

Allens of Mayfair was one of the most famous butcher’s shops in London. Having opened its doors in 1830, it was also the capital’s oldest butcher until it closed in...

Dear Editor,

I am glad to see tourism and culture authorities finally doing something to bring the Algarve to life during the autumn/winter months.

There’s so much that goes on here...

Dear Editor,

I want to use your letters section to explain how great my experiences have been at Silves’ Medieval Fair.

I have been visiting the Algarve for many years, and if there’...

Dear Editor,

Reading your report on tax/police purges on donut sellers, I suddenly realised my sins. You see, yesterday I bought a “bica” and had no receipt. Last week I bought a lettuce...

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