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June 2013

Credits: Eleutério José Bettencourt, an archeologist from Centro de História Além-Mar, highlighted the scientific potential of the Azores, reporting that there are records of 600 to 700 shipwrecks off the Azores of ships lost between the 15th and 20th centuries. According to the archeologist, this has a huge potential for... Read more →

The first Azores Fringe Festival will bring an artistic explosion to Pico, Faial and S. Miguel islands between June 19 - 30. This is the first Portuguese festival in the World Fringe Network and the town of Madalena, in Pico Island, will be the core of the event. “We felt... Read more →

“Sharing Azores, Connecting the World” is a project from five friends that want to connect the nine Atlantic islands by windsurfing. Their goal is to connect the Azores and nature and they hope to finish this odyssey in 2014. The project was inspired in the Peter Café Triathlon, a sports... Read more →

The Azores are nominated as the 8th Wonder in the World contest Attention Friends of the Azores: The Azores have been nominated as the “8th Wonder of the World” on the’s contest and we need your support! If you are really in love with these amazing nine Atlantic islands,... Read more →

Credits: This spring, for the first time, Philadelphia has air service to the Azores through SATA Airlines. Passengers can connect to Boston before going to Portugal. Following the recent agreement between SATA and U.S. Airways, it is now possible to purchase tickets to Portugal online at, or by... Read more →

Are you and your kids always looking for new and fun activities? The Batalha Golf Course, in São Miguel Island, has a fantastic kinder golf program that helps kids have fun learning to play golf. Grab some confortable shoes and make you tee time at 9 a.m. You’ll start from... Read more →