5 Tips for your first Bike Tour

In all our years of experience, we’ve come to acknowledge that some of our first time clients are afraid they can’t do a biking tour. With them in mind, we’ve come up with some tips to help them not only finish the tour, but above all, to enjoy it. 1 – Trust yourself Self-trust is…

Pure Life Experiences – How we live it

Pure Life Experiences was created in 2009 by two visionary travellers, Serge Dive and Sarah Ball, who had the ambition to ‘create a platform for an emerging movement of mavericks re-imagining the role of high-end, experiential travel to positively impact conservation efforts and transform lives’. This year, once again, we were selected to represent the…

Tips for bike tour clothing

Clothing is a fundamental element for your comfort during a bike tour. Bike maintenance, as we mentioned in Tips for Bicycle Maintenance, is paramount, but so is choosing the right outfit, as it can make your ride much more comfortable. Summer When it’s hot outside, your equipment should keep you cool. Cycling shorts and jersey…

Alentejo’s Gastronomy

Alentejo’s gastronomy is easily one of Portugal’s most flavourful, which in its own right is a country well known for its typical dishes, ranging from fish to meat to seafood. There are inumerous dishes that make for Alentejo’s cuisine, and even more stories to go with them. Typical Alentejo cuisine, so it’s told, comes from…

An australian winemaker in Portugal for 34 years

It was in 1978 that David Baverstock came to Portugal for his holidays, and met Maria Antonieta, the love of his life, in a beach at Costa da Caparica. Four years later he would return to Portugal for good, doing what he’s still doing, working as head winemaker at Herdade Esporão. David Baverstock was born…