Only 2.5 hours away and enjoys more sunshine than California!

Only 2.5 hours away and enjoys more sunshine than California! Where can you travel to that’s only 2.5 hours away from the UK, enjoys more sunshine a year than California, and is tipped as one of the top places to invest by “A Place In The Sun” magazine? Answer: The Portuguese Algarve region. The Algarve is Europe’s sunniest spot. It has 3000 hours of sunshine a year, tempered by moderate rainfall from November to March which provides the perfect environment to produce the region’s orange groves and almond trees, the scents from both fill the air when in bloom. Fresh oranges and almonds picked directly from the trees must be tasted to be believed. On the Algarve, they’re everywhere amongst the Moorish architecture which gives the region quite a different feel from neighbouring Spain. The Portuguese people seem more relaxed, down-to-earth and generally friendlier than their Spanish neighbours (if you’ll excuse...
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