It was a nice, warm, sunny day so we decided to head off to Ribeira Grande which is situated about 20km northeast of Ponta Delgada. Although the Azoreans love cars […]
Are you looking for an original sofa or perhaps a couple of eco-friendly armchairs? I know a good place for you. I’m not sure about the comfort though…. Just come […]
I personally think that one can never get bored in Ponta Delgada. You can either just chill out in one of the cafés by the ocean and watch the activity in […]
Travelling is not just about seeing new places and meeting new people. It’s also about experiencing new tastes and aromas, checking out the latest food trends… Local markets are perfect […]
Heaven on earth exists! I saw it with my own eyes. It’s called the Terra Nostra Park in Furnas. Do you want me to tell you more about it? But […]
Are you a tea lover like me? You live in Europe and you want to know how tea is produced. I have some good news for you. You don’t need […]
I won’t say a word. Anyway, words cannot describe this.
This is Ponta Delgada and I took these pics yesterday afternoon. It was indeed very gray and cloudy. But this town is always charming and I find that it is […]
If you are looking for an inspiring place where you can contemplate the vastness of the ocean or the surrounding hills playing hide and seek in the afternoon mist and […]
Perhaps I was a sailor in one of my past lives because I’ve always been fascinated by boats and ports. There’s an eternal coming and going – coming from the […]
While walking around the town, we came across this beautiful, inspiring park. And let me introduce you to Ficus macrophylla Desf. ex Pers.Moracea. Look at these roots! And isn’t this […]
Vila Franca do Campo is situated about 50 minutes drive from Ponta Delgada. If you survive the journey (you’d better have a strong stomach when taking local buses over here) […]
Last night we went to see a talented young pianist at Teatro Micaelense in Ponta Delgada. Her name is Teresa da Palma Pereira (http://www.teresapalma.com) She played Schumann and Schubert. What […]
If you look for the Azores Islands on the map of the world, you will only see these tiny, microscopic spots. You may not even notice them in the middle […]
While walking around the town, I came across this micro-library. What a great idea!
Azorean pineapples are special. Since the sub-tropical islands don’t benefit from hot equatorial sun, the small-crowned fruits are grown in greenhouses, which are intentionally filled with smoke to help catalyze […]