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8 Bucket List Things to do on Sao Miguel Island in the Azores

Go for a Hike! The island is filled with close to 100 marked trails throughout the island, allowing you to choose a trail according to your strength. The trails can vary from flat forest paths to uphill coastal paths and everything in between. This is your time to explore these...

Sao Miguel Azores gets a New Casino

The island of Sao Miguel, located in the Mid-Atlantic ocean, has seen a tourism boom in the last five years, which has resulted in many additions to the island’s landscape and skyline. The newest addition to the Ponta Delgada skyline is the Azor Hotel and Casino, which...

Buying a House in The Azores

The Azores islands, located in the Mid-Atlantic, are a group of 9 islands belonging to Portugal and are located about 90 minutes plane ride from the Capital of Portugal, Lisbon.  They say time stands still with a quaint agriculture-based society and modern Europe flair intertwine...

Ribeira Grande: Nature’s County on Sao Miguel Island

The county of Ribeira Grande is located on the North part of the island and is known as the “Nature’s county.” Not to be mistaken with just the name of the city Ribeira Grande, it also represents the entire county and all the parish communities that encompass...

Star Gazing in the Middle of the Atlantic Ocean

The nine majestic islands known as the Azores or Açores in Portuguese are located 850 nautical miles off Portugal’s coast. These nine islands and the islands of Madeira and Porto Santo have belonged to Portugal since their discovery by Portuguese explorers in the 15th...

The Endless Gardens on Madeira Island

The gorgeous island of Madeira, which belongs to Portugal, was discovered in 1418 by the Portuguese Explorer Joao Goncalves Zarco. It was an uninhabited island 1000 km’s from the capital of Portugal, Lisbon, and just 500 km’s off the coast of Morocco. It is...
Compal Sumol Juice Azores Islands Fruits

Sumol & Compal: The Best Juices From Portugal

Sumol + Compal S.A. is a Portuguese food and beverage company specializing in soft drink production and bottling. The company’s principal activities are the manufacturing, marketing, bottling, selling, exporting, and distributing various types of beverages, such as soft...