The women of the Azores didn’t wait “ten thousand years” to stop wearing the “capote e capelo”, but it was part of the past by the 1930's, but it is still a historic symbol of women of the islands.
SATA Airlines business class now offers iPads to our passengers during the flight.
Scrimshaw and whale ivory jewlery is not a lost art. In the old days, whalers would dump whale bones in the harbors - and today divers can recover that whale bone - under water for generations. From simple whale bone earings, to carved whale shaped pendants - to real Scrimshaw - these are unique bits of the past that you can only get in the Azores.
This affordable wine promises an intense flavor that complements both pork and lamb
A new Azores ultramarathon and half-marathon called the Azores Trail Run will be held on May 24, 2014. An ultramarathon is an event involv
If you have ever been in a bakery, and seen something called “Portuguese Muffins," take note – They are not exactly Portuguese or muffins… they are Bolo Lêvedos – tasty bread that is traditional to the Town of Furnas on São Miguel.
The Atlantic Islands of the Azores are just four hours from Boston, and with SATA Airline’s fall sale prices they are just $497 away. Travel at that price is valid between October 30 and December 9, 2014. The price includes all fee and taxes. Booking must be completed by April 30, 2014. Price is valid for Boston non-stop to Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island.
Pestana Hotels opens a new art venue with galleries, open studios, author rooms and site specific works as the first hotel in Europe with an Art District
Former retreat for railway workers is now an exclusive mountaintop Pousada de Portugal designed by Souto Moura
The Festa do Espírito Santo, or the Feast of the Holy Spirit, is a highlight of life in the Azores, helped to develop a sense of community characteristic to the culture of the islands. Azorean families who live North America return to the islands to celebrate with their friends and relatives. All are welcome!