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Our Trip to Costa Nova

The colourful houses in 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 Aveiro, which is known as the […]


Meet ‘Wendy’ the motorhome!

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 for the dogs to manage […]


About Us

Hello! I’m Laura! I’m originally from England and I write this blog for my parents, Sue and Rob.  In 2011 they bought a large Portuguese house that needed some love and a bit of renovation work but they only began working on it when they retired in early 2013.  The house is located in the […]