Laura on board the Firefly
Sailing
Laura Bailey

Sailing in the Algarve (Part 1)

A dream come true… Learning to sail has always been something I’ve wanted to do.  It’s romantic: it’s just you, the boat, and the crew. To get from one place to another it has to be through the combined efforts and skills of you and your crewmates. You’re all in

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The colourful houses in Costa Nova
Travel
Laura Bailey

Our Trip to Costa Nova

Last week we made an overnight trip in Wendy, our motorhome, to the seaside town of Costa Nova. We’ve been working for 3 weeks straight on improving my home in Portugal so it was time to take a little break. Before we arrived in Costa Nova we stopped off in

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Wendy the motorhome
Travel
Laura Bailey

Meet ‘Wendy’ the motorhome!

It has finally happened: my folks have become hippies! A few months ago when my parents were returning back to England for the winter they made the decision to purchase a motorhome from two of our very good friends. They were finding that the Santander-Portsmouth ferry crossing was getting harder

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Thumbnail for the pet passport
How To Guides
Laura Bailey

What do I need to know about going abroad with my dog?

Taking your dog abroad to Portugal or another European country and then bringing them back is pretty straightforward, if you know what you’re doing. If it’s the first time you’ve decided to take your dog on holiday or abroad with you then you really need to read up on what

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