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 of the 9 islands in the Azores archipelago. The lake which is located in the heart of the island of Sao Miguel where it rests in the central caldera of the Água de … Continue reading A Complete Guide to Lagoa do Fogo on Sao Miguel Island

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 alot of information I was interested in finding out about the Azores was hard to … Continue reading The Best Books on The Azores From Discovery to 2019

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 Europe's monarchs in the 19th century; … Continue reading The Pristine City of Cascais on the Portuguese Riviera

The Colorful City of Aveiro on the Portuguese Riviera

The Portuguese seaside city of Aveiro is still one of Portugal's undiscovered gems, located just 60 km south of the city of Porto; this small city of 55,000 residents is one of Portugal's most beautiful cities. Here on what is called the 'silver coast' or the 'Portuguese Venice', you can explore the pristine beaches, unique … Continue reading The Colorful City of Aveiro on the Portuguese Riviera

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 neighbouring Island of Pico which is separated by the Faial Channel; a narrow sea inlet which is about 8 km wide. The Island covers an area of about 172km2, … Continue reading Basketball Size Hydrangeas on The ‘Blue Island’ in the Azores

The Jaw Dropping ‘Hydrangea Islands’ in the Azores

There is something to be said of these 9 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 over 240,000 residents are filled with … Continue reading The Jaw Dropping ‘Hydrangea Islands’ in the Azores

The Algar do Carvão Cave On Terceira Island

Terceira island is the 2nd most populated island in the Azores and also the 2nd most visited island in the Azores in terms of tourism. The island of Terceira always hasn't come in 2nd place to Sao Miguel. Here on this enchanted island in the middle of the Atlantic ocean you can discover UNESCO World … Continue reading The Algar do Carvão Cave On Terceira Island

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 well then a trip to the Azores is definitely something you must experience. A 90 minute flight from Lisbon or a 5 hour direct flight out of Toronto or Boston through the islands carrier Azores … Continue reading The Top 10 Spots to Visit on Sao Miguel Island in the Azores

Azores plans to build Spaceport on Santa Maria island

One of the islands in the Azores archipelago, Santa Maria, may soon become a base for launching small satellites, unique in Europe (the spaceport will deal with launching only small satellites, unlike the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana). Currently, companies from eight countries are competing for the right to use the port. Fourteen enterprises from … Continue reading Azores plans to build Spaceport on Santa Maria island