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Portugal Carnation Revolution

The Portuguese 25 April Revolution, also known as the Carnation Revolution, was a political event that occurred in Portugal in 1974. It was a peaceful revolution that brought an end to the authoritarian Estado Novo regime, which had been in power in Portugal since 1933. The revolution was sparked by a variety of factors, including […]

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Why Should YOU Vacation in Portugal?

Yes. Yes you should. The tremendous breadth of activities, sights, landscapes and experiences means Portugal truly has something for everyone. So if you fall into one of these ten categories of travelers, book your trip today!

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Ponta Delgada – Azores Largest City

Ponta Delgada Origins Ponta Delgada is located on the island of São Miguel, which is part of the Azores archipelago. The Azores were created by a series of volcanic eruptions that began over 8 million years ago and are still active today, although the last recorded eruption was in 1957. The island of São Miguel […]

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Belem or Nata Pastries recipe

  The Story behind Pasteis de Belem a.k.a. Nata The origin of Pasteis de Nata, also known as Portuguese custard tarts, can be traced back to the 18th century in Lisbon, Portugal. It is said that the recipe was developed by Catholic monks at the Jeronimos Monastery in the Belém district of Lisbon. The monks […]

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Sao Miguel Mercado da Graça. A farmers Market you must visit

Historic Mercado da Graça in Ponta Delgada The Mercado da Graça is a historic market located in the city of Ponta Delgada, which is the largest city on the island of São Miguel in the Azores archipelago of Portugal. The market has a rich history that dates back to the 19th century. The construction of […]

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