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A Complete Guide to Lagoa do Fogo on Sao Miguel Island

At 3 km long and around 2.5 km wide, ‘Lagoa de Fogo’ is one of the largest bodies of water in all nine islands in the Azores archipelago. The lake is located in the heart of the island of Sao Miguel, where it rests in the central caldera of the Água de Pau Massif,...
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The Best Books on The Azores From Discovery to 2019

Are you looking for books written by Azorean authors or perhaps about the fascinating history, life, and culture of the Azores region and its people? Then you have come to the right place! I found out the hard way that a lot of information I was interested in finding out about...
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The Pristine City of Cascais on the Portuguese Riviera

If you want to experience the Portuguese Riviera, then here in the seaside paradise city of Cascais, just west of Lisbon, you are bound to find the beauty and magic of this enchanting coastal city. Cascais has a rich history that dates back centuries as a royal retreat of...
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The Colorful City of Aveiro on the Portuguese Riviera

Aveiro, the beautiful Portuguese seaside port, is one of Portugal’s undiscovered gems. Located just 60 km south of Porto city, this small city of 55,000 residents is one of Portugal’s most attractive cities. Here on what is called the ‘silver coast’ or the...
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Azores Hydrangea

Basketball Size Hydrangeas on The ‘Blue Island’ in the Azores

The island of Faial is located in the central group of the Azores archipelago, and is part of the “triangle islands”, together with São Jorge and the neighboring Island of Pico which is separated by the Faial Channel; a narrow sea inlet which is about 8 km wide. The...
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The Jaw Dropping ‘Hydrangea Islands’ in the Azores

There is something to be said of these nine isolated islands located in the Mid-Atlantic ocean, an autonomous region that is part of Portugal known as the Azores. Here on these unspoiled islands in the Atlantic, which are all relatively small in size and with a population of just...
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The Top 10 Spots to Visit on Sao Miguel Island in the Azores

If a holiday on one of the world’s most eco-friendly destinations is something you have on your bucket list, then a trip to the Azores is something you must experience. A 90-minute flight from Lisbon or a 5-hour direct flight out of Toronto or Boston through the islands...
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