One of the first things people wonder when travelling to the Azores islands is whether they will be able to use their bank card from the United States or Canada. The answer is yes! The Azores have modernized over the last decade and is not the small group of islands that only emigrants visit on … Continue reading Banking in the Azores for American & Canadian Cardholders
Nature Reserve & Recreation Park of Viveiro do Nordeste This is a great garden lovers reserve with its proximity to the historical centre of Nordeste with pleasant picnic areas and traditional wood ovens, make this park an attractive choice for many visitors. Right at the entrance of the Nature Reserve & Recreation Park you will … Continue reading Nature Reserve’s on Sao Miguel Island in the Azores
Furnas a small volcanic region on the island of Sao Miguel is by far one of the most unusual and beautiful spots in all of the Azores. This is an ideal location to visit to experience the vast amounts of flora and fauna present in the region. The gardens, parks, hot springs and deep forested … Continue reading What to See and Do in Furnas on Sao Miguel Island
Porto Santo is a small island 29 miles northeast of Madeira Island. This is a white sand lovers paradise as the coastline stretches the entire island, providing ample leisure room. Although a small island, the Porto Santo community has its own schools, health-care centre, police detachments, a gymnasium, churches, several local squares, a Congress Centre, … Continue reading Madeira’s Sister Island of Porto Santo
Air Berlin, one of Germanys most popular carriers has been flying to the Azores for a few years now and has begun service to another island in the region. The existing weekly summer service to the archipelago’s capital, Ponta Delgada, will be expanded by an additional flight. There will be 1 nonstop flight per week … Continue reading Travel From Germany, Austria or Switzerland to the Azores Islands
The Azores islands, which are a short flight from mainland Europe and North America put their own unique twist on Mardi Gras celebrations. It is here where everything from Masquerade balls to water balloon fights takes place in the capital city of Ponta Delgada.