Visiting and discovering the Azores – Pico Island

Visiting and discovering the Azores – Pico Island

The Azores is a set of islands, most precisely nine, which are quite abundant in fish, thus providing more than enough preys to catch for the sports fishermen. The islands are also famous for the several water sport opportunities they offer such as sailing, water skiing, wind surfing and others. You can discover the underwater world by diving into the deep and clear abyss. Explore the spectacular caves, colorful rock formations and different life forms underwater. If you are a nature love... [ read more ]

Visiting the islands of the Azores – discover the flora and fauna

Visiting the islands of the Azores – discover the flora and fauna

The Azores Islands are very rich in unique plants and animals. All nature lovers and enthusiasts will have plenty of exploring and discovering to do when visiting this wonderful set of islands. The Azores are covered in beaut iful green pastures which are colored by all kinds of flowers. Discover and admire the several endemic plant species which are dotting the landscapes of the Azores. The islands are also a popular stop for migratory birds which is why if you visit in the right season you ... [ read more ]

Visiting the Azores – sports: caving, climbing, paragliding and fishing

Visiting the Azores – sports: caving, climbing, paragliding and fishing

Vacations are best when you have fun! If you choose the Azores as your holiday destination you can be sure of one thing: adventure and fun are guaranteed. There are plenty of exciting activities you can choose from however the following article will mostly present you the sporting activities. Visit and explore the caves around the Azores islands or go mountain climbing. For an adrenaline rush choose paragliding and admire the scenic view from overhead. Those who prefer the more relaxing and q... [ read more ]

Best water activities in the Azores islands: waterfalls, boat rides and whale watching

Best water activities in the Azores islands: waterfalls, boat rides and whale watching

As the Azores is a set of islands composed of nine islands which are naturally surrounded by a lot of water hence they offer exciting activities to all visitors. On Flores Island, one the most luxuriant and charming of the Azores islands, for example there are several waterfalls worth visiting. Then experience a fabulous contrast of colors as you paddle out to the sea and watch Terceira from a different perspective. Hop into a boat and visit all the islands of the Azores. One of the most exci... [ read more ]

Visitors guide to the islands of Azores

Visitors guide to the islands of Azores

Imagine a place on the Atlantic Ocean where nature is pure and not touched by humans. The Azores Islands are a perfect and ideal example for this dreamy image, except that it is not only a dream, it is an existing location and it is recommended for you as a holiday location! The Azores is made up of nine island, each with adventure and lots of surprises. Visit the land where you can watch the whales and dolphins frolicking in the water while you have beautiful volcanic landscapes and scenic g... [ read more ]

Best reasons why you should choose the Algarve region as your holiday location

Best reasons why you should choose the Algarve region as your holiday location

When you choose a holiday location, you must take in consideration many things. How easy is it to get there, means of transport, accommodation options, weather and others. The Algarve has several advantages which make it an ideal and perfect holiday location for families, couples, groups of friends and lone rangers as well. Its beaches are stunning, the local culture is lively, fun and exciting, the natural surroundings are calling for adventures and there are many more attractions in the reg... [ read more ]

Visiting and experiencing wildlife at the Algarve – snakes and bird watching

Visiting and experiencing wildlife at the Algarve – snakes and bird watching

If you like bird watching, exploring nature and the wilderness we recommend you to visit the Algarve region where all these activities are available. The Algarve gives home to several kinds of birds and other animal species. Find them at the natural reservation of Ria Formosa or Costa Vicentina where they live in peace and protection. Visit during the migration season and watch the storks and other migratory birds. As the region is close to the sea it is also home to different kinds of gulls... [ read more ]

Visiting the natural side of the Algarve – flowers, butterflies and small animals

Visiting the natural side of the Algarve – flowers, butterflies and small animals

To all those who love nature the Algarve region has lots to offer for it is rich in unique and common plants, trees and flowers and also it is home to several animal species. Go for an adventure and discover the woodlands, mountains and valleys. Visit during the spring season when everything comes to life, the greenery starts to grow again, spread all over the land and wild flowers color the landscape of southern Portugal.Take your binoculars and magnifying glass with you and explore the sec... [ read more ]

The visitor’s guide to Portugal's Silver Coast

The visitor’s guide to Portugal’s Silver Coast

The Silver Coast of Portugal known as the Costa de Prata stretches from the city of Lisbon to the Fiqueira da Foz. It is an astounding natural beauty where the sun shines in a silver line on the Atlantic Ocean. Its name comes from the effect of the sun that shines on the water which turns its color to silver. The beaches here seem to stretch out to the infinite and the picturesque villages, leisure activities and the beautiful scenery stays the same throughout the whole year. The incredibly bl... [ read more ]

Best places to see in Aveiro

Best places to see in Aveiro

The breathtaking town of Aveiro is situated along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, in the central region of Portugal. . It is mostly visited for its canals which are very much similar to those in Venice of Italy. Actually, Aveiro is often called “Venice of Portugal” because of its channels and gondola-shaped boats. Aveiro has an intriguing history, which is partly told by the ancient buildings still standing around the area. So no matter which you choose, sunbathing on the amazing sandy be... [ read more ]