Anyone lucky enough to have a window seat when landing at the amazingly engineered airport that serves Madeira‘s capital Funchal will notice not just that the airport is incredibly close to the city centre, but that all of the resort areas on the southern side of the island are very tightly packed together. This is […]


  Apart from the obvious connections with port production in the region, the most resounding mental image of Porto is out of the huge Luis I double deck bridge which spans the river Duoro. The city of Porto (with substantial external help) has recently invested heavily in its transport network, and this includes a massively […]

Faro (Algarve)

Our Faro car hire advice is based on a typical family holiday spending around a week on the Algarve and flying into Faro airport. This is based on a study of the driving conditions in and around Faro, including extensive research on local roads, public transport options, places to visit and local walking connections in […]