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A review of Praia da Luz – May 2024

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of May 2024: Next week, my daughter will be celebrating her 2nd birthday. We’re going to have a picnic on the beach with games and…

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A review of Praia da Luz (April 2024)

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of April 2024: I’m often asked for the reason why I moved to Portugal. Sure, it’s a beautiful place, but there are many stunning countries…

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A review of Praia da Luz (March 2024)

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of March 2024: It transpires that watching children’s cartoons is rather addictive. My partner and I often find ourselves ‘accidently’ enjoying Peppa Pig long after…

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A review of Praia da Luz (February 2024)

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of February 2024: The comedian Tim Vine once said “I’ve decided to sell my Hoover…well, it was just collecting dust”. This is not just one…

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A review of Praia da Luz (January 2024)

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of January 2024: The proverb ‘Birds of a feather flock together’ means that people of similar interests tend to mutually associate. Sticking together is generally…

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Luz Life: A review of 2023

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of the year 2023: They say that time flies when you’re having fun. 2023 was certainly a fun year, but to me it seemed to…

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A review of Praia da Luz (November 2023)

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of November 2023: Around eighteen months ago, I welcomed a new housemate into my apartment. Everything began well and we connected quickly, but over time,…

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A review of Praia da Luz (October 2023)

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of October 2023: The sea dominates our way of life here in the Algarve. We swim in it, we sail on it, we surf on…

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A review of Praia da Luz (September 2023)

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his review of September 2023: When the English novelist Charlotte Bronte used the term ‘Wild West’ back in 1849, she no doubt evoked images of cowboys, saloons…

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A review of Praia da Luz (August 2023)

A brief recap: Since arriving at Ocean Villas Luz in August 2020, writer David Lugg has been experiencing all aspects of Luz Life. This is his August 2023 review: Like any proud nation, Portugal is a country that is rich in tradition. Many traditions are historically intertwined with religion such as Semana…

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