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Algarve Podcast - Algarve Addicts interviews interesting people who live, work and play in the Algarve region of Southern Portugal.

Algarve Podcast - Algarve Addicts interviews interesting people who live, work and play in the Algarve region of Southern Portugal.
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Algarve Podcast - Algarve Addicts interviews interesting people who live, work and play in the Algarve region of Southern Portugal.








Algarve night life: Where would you like to party?

Episode 11 / Meet Lauren from VIP That’s right, Lauren is a VIP (she owns Very Into Partying). Listen on to find out how she just flashed her business card and was let straight into one of the trendiest night clubs around, jumping a mile long queue in the process. So if you’d like her to fix you up with a memorable party on your holiday, get in touch. She knows her stuff. Show notes Cliff-jumping in Algar SecoVery Into Partying

Duration: 01:05:15

Olhão outlaws and the Algarve Daily News

Episode 10 / Paul Rees, Editor of the Algarve Daily News Paul Rees owns and runs the Algarve Daily News, a digital news outlet that comprehensively covers issues of regional interest in the Algarve. His entertaining weekly email newsletter is read by thousands and keeps one abreast of many of the scandals and sometimes wildly outrageous issues of the day. We chose to chat about his home city of Olhão. Show notes All show notes from the Algarve Addicts podcast follow sequential order....

Duration: 00:59:53

Stories from Silly Socks: a young fun business in the Algarve

Young start ups happen in the Algarve too! Sam and Lily recently started a company selling odd socks. Yes, odd socks. #oddsocks, #mismatchingsocks and ##sockstyle are all a thing. You name it, there’s a thing for it these days. Join us for a chat with these two super cool young entrepreneurs from the Algarve.

Duration: 00:46:30

This podcast will make you understand more about Faro

A Faro native or “Farense” Technically you are only a “farense” if you have been born there. However, Paulo Gonçalves has spent most of his adult life living in and around Faro. We discuss his African roots and simultaneously the path that many Algarvians have followed back from the colonies to the motherland. Enjoy a few stories of what life is like in Faro and on the Ria Formosa where Paulo works with his company Algarve WOW.

Duration: 01:00:03

What it’s like growing up in the Algarve

Episode 7 / A relaxed chat with an Algarve local Emma grew up in the Algarve and has since travelled a fair way around the world. We catch up with her and chat about how amazing it is to call the Algarve home.

Duration: 00:35:56

Algarve History 101

A basic primer about Algarve History with Peter Booker, President of the Algarve History Association. Nick Robinson sat down with him in his home near Tavira and had a short chat about the history of the Algarve. Please excuse some minor sound issues. Show notes fish paste industry

Duration: 00:30:29

The ONLY Greek in Portugal (almost)

Enjoy a relaxed chat with well known Greek restaurant owner, Philippos as he recounts his early days in the Algarve. Having arrived here in the early nineties he has seen the region change a lot. Follow his move from Albufeira to Almançil and on to Loulé which he now calls home.

Duration: 00:35:34

How to REALLY get to know the Algarve

How do you REALLY get to know the Algarve? You set up an Algarve Magazine! Yayeri and Kyle did back in 2015 after arriving down south from Northern Europe. Find out why they came and follow their journey as they create Enjoy the Algarve, a brilliant free monthly digital magazine.

Duration: 00:29:22

The best job in the Algarve?

Chris has been working as a pilot for the past 8 years on the 737 and arrived in the Algarve three years ago. He is based in Faro and flies out of our International Airport every morning bound for foreign lands and returns every afternoon. It’s a job that allows a sense of normality instead of the usual crazy hours that airline pilots often need to keep. Additionally there are four days off every five days. Now that DOES sound like the best job in the Algarve. Listen to Chris to see if...

Duration: 00:17:35

Stand up paddle 160kms across the Algarve

Mauro Engler formed part of a three man expedition to be the first people to ever stand up paddle all the way across the Algarve. Mauro and Nick run Algarve SUP (a stand up paddling touring and adventure company) based in Faro and Armação de Pera. He has a degree in sports science from the University of Algarve. Back in November 2015 Mauro, myself (Nick Robinson) and Spike Reid set off from Sagres in the south west and took 6 nights to stand up paddle across the Algarve. To our knowledge...

Duration: 00:38:44

Find out why the Algarve region is such a great find!

Nick Robinson introduces a new Algarve Podcast entitled Algarve Addicts! Nick explains why the Algarve is such an incredible region to visit touching on many of the following points:

Duration: 00:22:03