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Algarve to be promoted as safe destination on UK’s Channel 5

The Algarve is determined to prove to the UK that it is Covid-safe. In order to do so, the tourism board has partnered with British television channel Channel 5, which will start airing a commercial promoting the region as a safe destination for travellers. The 50-second advertising spot will be...

Algarve Resident makes first donation to Portuguese Firefighters League

Thanks to the generous donations of our readers, the Algarve Resident has been able to make a first donation of €1,241.42 to the Liga...

Algarve’s water reserves only last until end of 2020

A new stark warning about the Algarve’s depleted water reserves has been made this week following the announcement that they will only last until...

Portugal one of two European countries showing “greatest reductions” in virus numbers – but still UK ‘drags feet’ over air corridor

Portugal is one of two European countries that has shown the greatest reduction in virus numbers in recent weeks - but still the UK...

It’s all happening! Portimão racetrack to host final round of MotoGP season in November

After securing the return of Formula 1 racing to Portugal, the Algarve’s International Racetrack in Portimão has been announced as the venue for the...

Ryanair offers Portuguese cabin crew tough choice: “take less than minimum wage or emigrate”

Low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair is being accused of offering workers in Portugal a bitter pill: either accept less than minimum wage for the jobs...
Sandra Genest-Boudreau

Chiropractic education: becoming a chiropractor

We have been writing along the years about different topics regarding conditions that might prompt you to see a chiropractor. The success of chiropractic...
Lynne Booker

Catastrophic windstorm hits the Iberian Peninsula

It is now nearly 80 years ago that the most devastating windstorm recorded in Portugal hit the Iberian Peninsula. On February 15-16, 1941, strong...
Larry Hampton

Love in the time of … Covid

After 18 weeks (126 days) of conscientious, strict lockdown, with only our walks in the near-by countryside to break the monotony, it was time...
Mark Quinn

Think beyond residency when planning your life in Portugal

With less than five months to go before the end of the Brexit transition period, many UK nationals are rushing to secure residency in...