Put to the test

I had a call from a friend the other day he wanted me to look at a problem that he had inside his house. (I am a retired […]

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Home Insulation in Portugal

I have mentioned Home Insulation before but it is worth mentioning it again. Just in case you are not aware of this most houses and apartments in Portugal […]

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Apartment in central Lisbon and Porto

It is becoming very popular to buy an apartment in central Lisbon and Porto.   People from all over the world are realizing that now is a golden […]

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Home building and Renovation

If you are coming to Portugal either to buy a property or already own one you will no doubt be interested in the Home building and Renovation Show […]

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Smoke without fire

I am blessed with an amazing view from my office window Usually that is but today all I can see is a grey white mist hanging over the […]

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Waterside homes in Portugal

Living near a lake stream or river in waterside homes is definitely high on a lot of people’s wish list when they are house hunting in Portugal. Living […]

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An early start on a beautiful April morning

We are often up before the dawn and on our way to work all over Portugal. This fantastic view greeted us on an early start on a beautiful […]

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Aquardente de Medronhos

Making Medronho seemed like a great idea when we first discussed it. Probably had a glass in hand at the time! “água ardente” is portuguese for burning water. […]

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The great divide

If there was anything that shows a definite great divide between the English and Portuguese people it is cats and dogs. Yesterday while looking for a house in […]

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Decay at the coast

Lunch at the coast was very nice at the weekend. We chose to go to a favorite seafood restaurant near Nazere on a very cold Saturday lunchtime in […]

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