The most amazing things to do on Sao Miguel

Halfway between Europe and North America lie the 9 islands of the Azores. No mass tourism here, instead the Azores are one of the best well-kept ecotourism destinations in the world! Up to now that is…
Low-cost carriers like Ryanair have discovered the charms of the archipelago too, so it might only be a matter of a couple of years before the masses do.… Continue reading

A weekend in Faro, the gateway to the Algarve

“Where is everyone?” It is 3pm, Friday afternoon in Faro and I am standing in the main square – Largo da Sé. The square is nearly empty and I have the Cathedral and the blossoming orange trees all to myself…
Strange, since this is supposed to be the main tourist attraction of Faro…
It reminds me of the coastal city of Málaga in southern Spain.… Continue reading