The Imperios Of Terceira

The Imperios Of Terceira

This is another (this one pre-Christian!) sweet tradition still going strong on Terceira. One cannot miss the lovely, dollhouse-like chapels located in each village and neighborhood. Each is unique, and most carefully fit the character of their neighborhood, like the...
10 Things To Do When Visiting Terceira

10 Things To Do When Visiting Terceira

What is there to do in Terceira? What kinds of things are there to do?” Generally, the answer is this: If you are looking for commercial entertainment or a resort type setting, you will likely be disappointed. However, if you are looking for beautiful nature, peace...
How To Learn European Portuguese

How To Learn European Portuguese

European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese To be clear, there are a lot of differences between Brazilian Portuguese and European Portuguese, or, as it is sometimes called, Continental Portuguese. Simply put, the difference is very similar to that of British English...
Can You Swim In The Azores?

Can You Swim In The Azores?

Almost every parish also has a Zona da Balnear – very special places to swim, sun and dawdle by the water. The two cities, Angra and Praia, have beautiful sandy beaches, with such clear water that you can watch fish when you walk out on the breakwaters. Much of the...
Visit Azores Parks and Flower Gardens

Visit Azores Parks and Flower Gardens

Azores Islands Parks and Flowers Galore! Parks!! The same devotion to creativity, whimsey and unique character of the swimming areas is true for the Zonas de Lazer. A Zona de Lazer is a local park for recreation, games, picnics and even performances. Most, if not all,...