Visiting the Azores Islands – craftsmen and their handiworks

Visiting the Azores Islands – craftsmen and their handiworks

As the Azores Islands are quite isolated the locals had to be creative, so they started to put their hands to work and managed to overcome daily obstacles. Before they only made handmade things for themselves but new means of transportation has opened up new horizons for the inhabitants of the island. The Azorean artistic techniques made of ceramics and wood, the embroidered crafts and others today are sources of income. The islands export textiles, arts and crafts made of fish scales and fea... [ read more ]

A shopping trip to Portugal

A shopping trip to Portugal

  Who doesn’t like to go shopping? Whether it is for relaxing purposes, for having fun or for practical reasons, shopping in a foreign country is without any doubt one of the most looked for activities during one’s holidays. Of course, Portugal and its fascinating cities makes no exception. Regardless of the objects you want to buy, from cloths, bags, clocks or traditional objects, the biggest cities in Portugal have a lot of surprises in store for you. So start planning a shopping tri... [ read more ]