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The rebirth of a Portuguese tradition – canned fish!

The rebirth of a Portuguese tradition – canned fish! A can full of deliciousness! Summer in Portugal may be synonymous with sardines, but did you know that the country has a long tradition and love affair with canned fish? Basically, if you can catch if off Portugal’s coast, then it…
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Portugal’s national sandwiches!

Portugal’s national sandwiches! Ex-London chef David Eyre, thinks that Portugal’s national sandwiches are the perfect villa holiday poolside snack! This is how to recreate them “I think that there is nothing more evocative than the smell and the taste of food, and as I spent my childhood in colonial Mozambique,…
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How to travel to Portugal from your armchair!

Whilst your holiday plans may have been postponed, there is no reason why you can’t visit Portugal without leaving home and from the comfort of your armchair right now. A book description, a certain film scenery or tasting a wine from a particular region, all have the power to transport…
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Why now is a great time to plan your next family vacation in Portugal!

Covid-19 & current worldwide travel restrictions If you’ve just had to cancel a trip due to the threat of coronavirus and the unprecedented worldwide travel bans taking place since the start of spring 2020, you’re no doubt pretty disappointed! The lockdown most governments have imposed maybe well be for our…
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An Alentejo folly!

The small Alentejo town of Estremoz, is a day trip away from your Comporta villa holiday worth taking! Howards Folly Winery has been around for a couple of years, but then we decided to build a restaurant too… How late is on time in Portugal? One of the challenges of…
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Sea, sun & sunsets on the Lisbon Coast!

Sea, sun & sunsets on the Lisbon Coast! The Lisbon Coast is blessed with excellent sandy beaches ideal for both families or water sports enthusiasts, located only a short distance away from our holiday villas and city centre apartment rentals. And whilst the Atlantic is somewhat colder than the Mediterranean,…
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Know your eateries and what to eat when in Portugal!

Know your eateries and what to eat when in Portugal! Booked your villa rental in Portugal and now looking forward to some genuine food experiences? Here is our guide to what to eat and where to eat it! Padaria and Pastelaria Once a dying breed there are now many artisanal…
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Why you should visit the Alentejo

Why you should visit the Alentejo in Portugal, at least once in your lifetime! The Alentejo is an area of massive prairie landscapes, as well as an outstandingly beautiful coastline. Portugal’s best-kept secret has serene and hospitable people and is dotted with sleepy whitewashed villages and castle towns and well…
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How to survive a villa holiday in Portugal!

How to survive a villa holiday in Portugal! Planning a Portugal holiday rental with friends or family? Here are our tips to strike the perfect balance for spending some quality time together and enjoying what this great country has to offer: When to go, or when not to go? That…
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