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…

Hiking and tracks in Algarve

There are many different hiking and tracks oprtunities in Algarve. One that we enjoyed in the springtime was to Odeleite. We drove from Vila Real de Santo António until Odeleite its 21 km.  There we parked the car in the center of the village. We walked across the road and there you can see different…

Ca Te Quero (Rua do Exército 43, Vila Real de Santo Antonio)

Our neighborhood restaurant is just around the corner from our house has an offering of traditional Portuguese food at a very good price, service is good and you feel at home. It maybe doesn’t look to be much from the outside but don’t hesitate go in. As in many Portuguese restaurants the TV is always on…

Tasquinha da Muralha

Not only for fish-lovers, even those that claims they don’t like fish has changed their mind after a visit to this restaurant. The best fish in Algarve you find at a very small restaurant just by the river Guadiana in Vila Real de Santo Antonio, it’s not a restaurant that can be easily found as it is hidden…

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…

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…

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…

November situation – Casa Scholdstrom

Time is flying, 4 month in on the construction of Casa Scholdstrom, now we are walking into the different rooms and can really start planning first of all the bath rooms and material for the flooring. Some rooms appears bigger on the drawing and vice versa, however so far we are very happy with the…

Progress of construction, September 2016

Some time has now passed after the start of construction of ”Casa Scholdstrom”, we have been away to Sweden for a 5 weeks break to see our children, Filip and Felicia plus some friends but as always, time passes too quickly and at the end we didn’t manage all that we wanted to do. In…

Exercise in Vila Real de Santo António

Here with the owners of Academia Desportiva, David and Marsia. One of the reasons why we like Vila Real de Santo António so much is because of their wide selection of sport activities that you can do here. Exercising the body is extremely important in our life; it is a lifestyle. Here you find good…