Monthly Archives: April 2012

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Brief history of Algarve

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Algarve was the last province to join the Kingdom of Portugal (in the mid 12th century under King Afonso III) after the successful military campaigns against the Moorish occupation of the region.   By the 15th century, this southern most … Continue reading

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World Travel Awards 2012- 26 nominations for Portugal

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Portugal received 26 nominations for the World Travel Awards, including top travel destination, best beach destination and several for hotels, resorts, cruise destinations, European airport etc.  The European Gala Ceremony will take place in Quinta do Lago (hotel) , Algarve … Continue reading

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2012 Indie Travel Champion is Portugal!!!!

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Congratulations Portugal! http://www.bootsnall.com/articles/12-04/your-2012-indie-travel-champion-is.html The link above includes the following places to go and visit in Portugal on your next trip  (below are my comments based on my personal experience): Lisbon – The capital of Portugal with its hills, museums, monuments and … Continue reading