Follow curiosity, not crowds.

Hand-crafted hiking adventure tours to the Algarve's wild West Coast and historic End of the World.

Launching from Lagos, Portugal.

journeys of discovery for body, mind, soul & stomach

Somewhere out there... beyond the crowded beaches, past the last paved road, to the very edge of the map... you'll find a wild & undiscovered Algarve. 

 

Journey there with me for an active, educational, unconventional outdoor adventure you won't soon forget, promise.

Catch ya on the West side!

-- T.J.

Launching from Lagos, Portugal

One-of-a-kind hiking adventure tours to the Algarve's wild West Coast and historic End of the World

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first of all, this is not a sightseeing tour.

Forget everything you know about guided tours: This is something surprisingly, refreshingly different.

I create hands-on, full-sensory outdoor experiences that blend movement, action, and discovery with space for wonder, reflection, education, and appreciation, and I sprinkle it all with laughter, stories, music, food, and wine... lots of food and wine :)

My aim is simple and sincere: To share a travel experience that's not just fun, but meaningful; not just a social-media moment, but a memory for life. 

So, join me for a rewarding, one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure tour that will leave you satisfied, inspired, and your belly full

Did I mention the food and wine?

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a journey to a land far, far away

This is not the Algarve you expected...

 

This is her wild side, the magical, mysterious Vicentine Coast Natural Park, one of Europe's best preserved and last remaining coastal wildernesses.
 
This is a place thought for millennia to be the actual End of the World, and a place that still today feels like it just might be.
This is the West coast.  
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made with love & utterly unique

Since 2013, I've put my whole heart into crafting and sharing this experience, one small batch at a time.

My approach is unconventional:

 

I choose wilderness & remoteness over guidebook tourist destinations; intentional, mindful travel over superficial sightseeing; discovery & learning opportunities over photo opportunities; and rustic, physical experiences over easy, mass-market ones.

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adventures that challenge & inspire

I get it: Sitting on the beach just isn't enough.


You're traveling for something more: To learn and to grow; to make deep, real connections; to discover your own path, not the guidebook's.

You’re seeking movement, adventure, and clarity. You’re open to the unknown. You’re not afraid to work hard, get dirty, and expand your comfort zone.

This experience is designed for you.

but don't just take my word for it...

"A beautifully curated experience. From the locations and hike, to the food and wonderful company, every aspect has been so carefully considered... I’ve been traveling to Portugal for over ten years and this is hands down the best experience I have had there! I highly, highly recommend!"

Joanna T. | July 2019 | TripAdvisor

@izzyfbaby

Bucket list-worthy hike with @westcoastlagos to stunning Cape St Vincent. A truly unforgettable day.

@stephweiland

Today, I traveled to the end of the world. My heart is so full it's bursting. It has been the most incredible experience. 

@sunsetsandcoconuts

What a special experience. It was far from just a hike. It was a learning experience, both intellectually and spiritually. Trust me. Do it.

@matt.ryall

Was really surprised how a shared experience of nature can make a group of strangers feel as though they've known each other forever.

@sunnycbunny

An awe-inspiring day on the west coast of Portugal with the best tour guide

@westcoastlagos

@samgoldk

Today I chased a sunset to the end of the world. It was beyond amazing.

#grateful #westcoastlagos

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