Emerging from lockdown in Évora, Portugal

We were welcomed with smiling eyes and hospitality second to none. In the coming days, weeks and months we hope to continue supporting tourism, sharing our experiences and when it it is safe to do so, encouraging people to visit this extraordinary country.

Coronavirus-The Mood in Portugal

Our family has been travelling throughout Europe for the last year and we currently find ourselves on a farm in Evora, Portugal amidst the Coronavirus outbreak. At present the number of confirmed cases in the country are still relatively low and to date there have been thirty fatalities. On Thursday the 12thMarch the President addressed…

Central Portugal- Europe’s Best Kept Secret

As a holiday destination it has something for everyone- culture, history, natural beauty, sunshine (plenty of it!) and the locals are some of the kindest, most generous people I have ever had the pleasure to encounter.

Caravan Adventures in Evora, Portugal

We came, we saw, we ate, we laughed and we worked – HARD! So far, this project tips the scales when it comes to workload. Our host, Rute’s, farm is absolutely, breathtakingly beautiful. Set in the countryside about 30mins from Evora with olive groves and fruit trees, stables for the 4 horses, a lovable farm…

Surf’s Up

The ‘Hang loose’ or ‘Shaka’ sign is one that is handed out freely amongst all in the surfing community. It has a multitude of meanings, thanks; cool; yeah; hello and goodbye. The most authentic of meanings being that of where the gesture originated, Hawaii. Hawaiian people say that it’s a sign of Aloha (Appreciation and…

Central Portugal- The First Stop On Our Volunteer Tour

We are 4 weeks into our caravanning, volunteer tour of Europe and I thought it was about time to let you know what it’s really like being part of a nomadic worldschooling, workaway family. So let’s begin… Week 1- Casa do Pisao, Azere We couldn’t have asked for a better start to our Workaway experience….