You will definitely build up an appetite with all the hiking and sightseeing you’ll be doing during your visit to the Azores! And it’s a good thing, too, because there are so many delicious foods to try on the islands. Foods You Must Try in the Azores: Cozido das Furnas…Continue reading Eating Our Way Through the Azores
We’re those travelers who don’t really need to find a reason to go somewhere. If the opportunity arises, we’re totally there! That’s how we’ve found ourselves in places like Sri Lanka and Iceland back when we had no idea what to expect. To be honest – we didn’t know much…Continue reading 5 Reasons to Visit the Azores… Right Now!
It’s hard to decide which part of São Miguel Island is our favorite, but today’s itinerary has some of the best views you’ll see in the Azores! This itinerary is for the western side of the island. You’ll also want to check out our guide to the center of São…Continue reading 3 Days on São Miguel Island – Day 2 Itinerary
If you’re considering a trip to the Azores, you absolutely must – and we mean must – spend at least a few days on São Miguel Island. The “Green Island” has so much to offer: waterfalls, hot springs, valleys, lakes, cliffs, geysers, and so much more! For the next 3…Continue reading 3 Days on São Miguel Island – Day 1 Itinerary
Once you grab your rental car on Sao Miguel Island, it won’t take long before you start noticing road signs for “miradouros.” You’ll see A LOT of them. Miradouro means “viewpoint” and they’re kind of like scenic overlooks in the U.S. The island is really well marked with signs and…Continue reading Our Favorite Miradouros (Viewpoints) on São Miguel Island
During our week-long stay in the Azores, mostly on São Miguel, our group decided to spend one day visiting another nearby island. WC, Kelly, Harah, and myself woke up bright and early to catch the 7:00 am Sata Airlines flight to Terceira with a full-day Jeep tour awaiting us. Our guide,…Continue reading One Day on Terceira Island, Azores
More than 20 different types of marine mammals can be spotted in the Azores so it’s no wonder that whale and dolphin watching is one of the most popular excursions. Plus, there aren’t many things more exciting (at least to us) than seeing wildlife up close! While Pico Island is…Continue reading Whale Watching Adventure off São Miguel, Azores