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Blueberries: A Potential High Return Investment for the Azores Economy

The Azores islands, located in the mid-Atlantic ocean, provide a unique, precarious climate that ranges from 15 degrees Celsius to 25 degrees annually. The winter months in the Azores do not receive snow or frost. However, it tends to rain more during this season, making...

The Magic of the Atlantic Island of Sao Miguel

Most people only recently began hearing about the Azores islands, and that is because of the recent tourism boom that has hit the region. The Azores, which comprises nine islands in the North-Atlantic off the coast of Portugal, was discovered by the Portuguese in the 15th...

A Mulher de Capote: Flavors of the Azores in a Bottle

If someone told you that you could encompass all the flavors of the beautiful Azores islands and capture them in a bottle of sweet liquor, what could you say? Here on the island of Sao Miguel for over 75 years, the Mulher de Capote company has been producing some of the finest...

What is Winter like in the Azores?

The 9 Azores Islands located in the Mid-Atlantic ocean are an oasis of flora and fauna that amazes the senses. The weather patterns in the Azores are very erratic, and sometimes heavy rain on the island can cause short-term flooding, or sometimes even landslides have occurred....

The Best Local Eats While in the Azores

One of the most exciting parts of traveling is enjoying the various foods you encounter on your journey. While in the Azores, this should be no exception! The Azores islands are a group of sustainable islands that flourish in their natural beauty and produce some of the most...

Passion Fruit: Maracuj√° From the Azores Islands

The Portuguese word for passion fruit is ‘Maracuja’. The passion fruit is by far one the most popular fruit produced on the Azores islands. Introduced to the 18th-century region and prized for its sweet tropical taste and unique flavoring in desserts and juices makes...