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June 2013

Darrell Kastin, an American writer of Azorean heritage, launches his new novel, “The Conjurer and Other Azorean Tales”, in Angra do Heroísmo today. Kastin mother’s was originally from Faial Island and his father from Russia. The writer belongs to the generation of literary creators with Azorean heritage that are conquering... Read more →


The warm and sunny climate, the sea view esplanades, and the relaxed atmosphere, makes Portugal a perfect place to enjoy a cold beer. In mainland, the question is always the same: Sagres or Super Bock? In the Azores, the answer is simple: drink Especial! The discussion will never finish. Some... Read more →


Credits: Associação de Turismo dos Açores Starting on Saturday, in Angra do Heroísmo, on Terceira Island, the São João Fair has three bullfights lead by international names in bullfighting. This year São João Fair showcases bull runnings: two equestrian bullfights and one on foot. The “pega” -- the traditional finale... Read more →


Credits: Miguel Nóia Steve Jobs’s mega yacht is anchored in Horta, on Faial Island, this week. Imagined by Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. co-founder, and designed by the famous naval architect and designer Philippe Starck, the yacht was built in the Netherlands, at Feadship shipyards. The yacht was launched on October... Read more →


Credits: Rui Soares Walk&Talk, the International Public Art Festival which is shaking the artistic community and turning the Azores into a singular destination for creative tourists from around the world, returns from 12th to July 27th. Alexandre Farto (Vhils), Mark Jenkins, Okuda and REMED, are four among the 80 creators,... Read more →


Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel publisher, has named Porto and the Douro River Valley as the Top European Destination for 2013. “Once a sleepy riverside city best known for its fortified wines, Porto has emerged as a vibrant arts capital that's rightfully getting a lot of buzz as a... Read more →


The Boston Portuguese Festival will celebrate a traditional and cultural program on the Sunday, June 23. Starting at 1.30 p.m., everyone is invited to join in the Day of Portugal Parade. During the Parade, people can enjoy the variety of colorful floats and bands, as well as see different groups... Read more →