Herdade do Vau, Alentejo

After two months of lockdown because of Covid-19 things are slowly opening up again starting with the opening of golf courses followed by shops and now finally restaurants. All this happening with restrictions focusing on keeping the distance, hand hygiene, facial masks, etc. We did the last week our first longer trip outside the Vila…

Visit to Alentejo and Herdade da Mingorra.

Just south of Beija and 1,5 hours drive from Vila Real de Santo Antonio in the south part of Alentejo there is a concentration of very good wineries with great history and tradition of making wines. The best way of course is to experience the wine and local food that naturally marries together where it’s…

HABEMOS TAPAS

Once in a while instead of lunch we go for some tapas, in Vila Real de Santo Antonio there are a couple of good tapas places and one of them is Habemos Tapas just between the city hall and Avenida Republica (just by the river). In winter time when the sun is out it’s nice…

Testimonials “Casa Schöldström”

  James (Jim) October 2018 This apartment is amazing – everything you could wish for is at your fingertips. The thought and care that went into setting the place up for guests is truly inspiring. It was definitely our home away from home for the month, with many little added touches to make our stay…

Dom Petisco

Dom Petisco is traditional Portuguese restaurant in Vila Real de Santo Antonio situated down stream at the bank of the river Guadiana almost where Guadiana meets the sea. Sitting outside a worm day or night overlooking Guadiana´s clear blue water with Spain on the other side gives you almost a sensation of being somewhere in…

For rent – Algarve Portugal

We are renting out our apartment in Vila Real de Santo Antonio in the Algarve South-East Portugal, 50 min from Faro International Airport, just off the border to Spain and the Atlantic with its vast beaches. Vila Real de Santo Antonio is a pleasant and quiet little town that lives all year round, characterized by…

April 3 update Casa Schöldström

Hello everybody! Time again for an update of the progress of Casa Schöldström, it’s now a month since the last update and things are moving forward every day now. We have since a couple of weeks the sign above the entrance so it could be easily found as well as the floor tiles at the…

End of February situation report Casa Scholdstrom

A little bit more than a month has past since last report, things are happening every day now, most of the material has been decided upon and also ordered. The outside structure is finished, windows ordered as well as doors, closet furnishings, kitchen, etc., the plan to move in latest in May is still valid…

January; Progress report Casa Scholdstrom

Two and a half mont since last status report of Casa Scholdstrom has passed, we spent Christmas and New Year here in VRSA and we had the pleasure to have Filip with his girlfriend Jinos with us for 10 days. The construction has continued, we haven’t been able to see the progress of the outside…

Restaurants in Sagres

We arrived in Sagres just in time for lunch. We were driving around and ended up at the harbour. Just above the harbour you can see a restaurant A Tasca. This typical Portuguese restaurant is one of the oldest in the region, boasting a fantastic terrace with views over the Baleeira fishing port and the sea,…