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Car Rental 
Do you suggest a car rental for a 4 day visit?

Hiking Logistics 
My husband and I are traveling to Sao Jorge in May and want to do a couple of day hikes. We are thinking of renting a car and driving to our end destination …

Miradouro - firewood? 
Hi, I've read a few posts that recommend stopping at these lookout points and having a bbq lunch. Do we need to bring/find firewood or charcoal? Are there …

PLanning trip help 
I am planning a trip to the Azores for this June and wonder if you could recommend and airline from the East Coast and also accommodations for myself and …

Help! Sooo confused. 
Just saw a travel package to Azores and have some questions about the islands. The only language we speak is English, is that a problem on the islands? …

Wild flowers in Azores 
Are the Azores a good place to see wild flowers? If so when is the best time - and which island? Thanks Rob's reply Hi Joy Yes! Thanks for asking. …

Family Roots on San Miguel 
My husband has wanted to experience the home of his grandparents since his youth. While seeing some of the other islands would be grand, I wonder if we …

Destination Wedding - Azores 
Hello! I was hoping to have a destination wedding in Santa Maria, but it seems that they are limited with wedding planners. Can you give me any suggestions …

breakfast the first day 
We are arriving in PDG at 7am and won't get into our hotel in Furnas until later that day. The couple we are travelling with have never been to the Azores …

first-timer, 7-day trip landing in PDL early July 
Hi Rob, The travel bug bit last week and a I decided on a trip to the Azores in July (I hadn't even heard of these wonderful islands until a few weeks …

Mosteiros questions. 
We will be staying in Mosteiros for one week in late April and early May. I have heard that there is a tunnel to Sete Cicades. Is the tunnel well marked? …

Surfboard rental in Sao Miguel 
Hi, where can one rent a surfboard in Sao Miguel? Thanks Rob's Reply Hi Giovanna, Sorry for the delay. I finally found an answer for you. I am …

Americans in Azores and Medical Issues 
Hi - my husband & I live in the States. We enjoy speculating about going to live in the Azores for a year or so. Two things of great importance: 1) Is …

Living the good life. 
Hi Rob, I'm so relieved to find a blog on the Azores that seems to be the answer to this man's prayers.Shortly to retire I'm looking for a place to have …

weather in April 
would love to go to Azores on my wifes birthday but she is a girl from NY and enjoys beach and the sun and warm weather so I don't know whether I go …

Life Threatening Food Allergies  
We are planning a family vacation next summer to Sao Miguel my birthplace. Our son has life threatening food allergies to peanuts, nuts and shellfish …

cruise all the islands? 
Just found your sight and I really appreciate the info. We hope to return to the Acores next year but we wanted to see all the islands on a budget. Is …

Catholic Churches--- Times for Masses 
Where are the Catholic Churches located in Ponta Delgada, when we get off our Princess cruise ship Sunday in late October? Would you know the times …

Best Time to Visit 
I was on Terceira in 1978-1979 while in the Air Force and it has been my lifelong dream to return. (I am sure it has changed immensely!) When would be …

U.S. Retiree looking for others considering relocation to the Azores. Anyone? 
As a retired U.S. citizen with a genuine desire to live out my retired years surrounded by the glory of the Azores pristine, incredibly beautiful, natural …

Hiking??? 
Hi Rob! First of all, thanks for the really great info on your website. I have never been to the Azores, but loved Portugal and can't wait to try her …

Restaurants 
Hello Rob. Are there any good restaurants in Ponta Delgada? I love your page about the Magical Azores Islands. Rob's reply Hello Soren, Thanks for …

Fairy Boat ride from St. Miguel to Terceira 
How long is the boat ride from St. Miguel to Terceira ? Rob's Reply Hi Lina The ferry runs from May through September and takes from 3.5 to 5.5 …

When is Festa do Santo Cristo - 2011 
When is the fair in Ponta Delgada in 2011. Rob's Reply: Hi Nuno, Thanks for asking, my understanding is that Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos …

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Vegetarian Food in the Azores 
Great website. My wife's family is from Sao Miguel. They emigrated to the US in the early 1900s. Recently we have thought about spending some time there …

Island hopping 
Hi, My husband and I are contemplating a trip (sans kids) to the Azores. Of course, we'd like to see several of the islands, but we don't want to pack …

Azores Ferry boat 
Hello we are going to Pico in July and I am having a hard time finding out where to catch the ferry boat from Terceira Island to Pico and what is the …

postal service Not rated yet
Hi, I have some friends sailing from Burmuda to the Azores and should arrive in roughly 2 weeks. My friend has lost her prescription sunglasses and has …

Are there more markets? Not rated yet
Besides the Saturday market in Ponta Delgada are there any other open markets on Sao Miguel? I know of fruit trucks, if you are at the right time and …

Looking for an artist who does whalebone boats Not rated yet
While we were in the azores we met and purchased a whale boat made of ivory. We purchased it from Mr. Alberto Luz. Mr. Luz came to the united states …

Enjoying the 'iron' hot springs in colder months Not rated yet
Dear Rob, I'm considering my first trip to the Sao Miguel in January 2014. I don't mind the cooler temps but would like to enjoy the 'iron' hot springs/baths …

Landscapes Not rated yet
Hi, we're going to Sao Miguel early September and since we are nature photographer's, I would ask you where to look for stunning landscapes (= not visually …

Which island Not rated yet
Dear Rob. We have now been to the magical Azores three times. Last year we went to Sao Miguel and flew to Faial for three days. It was in the Sea Week …

info on ancestors Not rated yet
my grandfather returned to Capelas from Fall River MA after my grandmother died in the 50s. I would like to get all info about him where he lived and …

big white house near sete cidades Not rated yet
My husband, after a 30 year absence from his hometown of Vila Franca do Campo, returned and took me to his island. We toured much of it, and it is gorgeous--I'd …

What to do in Porta Delgada (I hope it's correct) in 4 hrs while waiting for another plain to Canada? Not rated yet
Our time is very limited. Our plane from Lisbon will arrive at 9:30am and our departure to Canada is at 4pm same day. What do you recommend to see and …

First time to Sao Miquel! Not rated yet
We have visited Madeira and mainland Portugal many times and are now visiting the Azores for the first time for a week this Easter. We are staying in …

first time Not rated yet
how far is the airport from the city (sao miguel) and what are some affordable hotel near by. Rob's Reply Hi Tony Thanks for asking! The airport …

São Miguel Not rated yet
You have done a good job with your blog, I move to São Miguel 12 years ago from Canada and I am in the tourism industry and you are one of the few that …

Electrical Plug Converters? Not rated yet
Hi Rob, Your website is the best!! My family is making its first trip all together to my in-laws homeland. There are 8 of us going in two weeks. So now …

azores in January Not rated yet
we are looking for somewhere to go for a few weeks from early Jan. We never lie on beaches and are happiest when the "road is less travelled" and definitely …

Length of stay Not rated yet
Hi Rob, Thank you for the informative and easy to navigate website. We are traveling to the Azores and have some flexibility with the duration of …

Surfing? Not rated yet
Where is the best place to surf in the Azores? Rob's Reply Hi Michael, Sao Miguel and Santa Maria seem to attract the most surfers. Santa Barbara …

Stop over in Terceira for 7hrs...what is around the airport? Not rated yet
Hi, I have a very long stop over in Terceira and was wondering if there are any shops or malls near the airport that I can kill some time? Your suggestions …

Azores Budget travel advice! Not rated yet
Dear Rob your azores site is a great resource, thankyou! i am a surfer from the uk, getting married this summer and my bride and i want to honeymoon …

Tradicampo: a new approach to rural lodging and services in S. Miguel Island Not rated yet
Hi Bob, your website was a real surprise for me! Useful and very well structured information. Congratulations! Around 3 years ago I begun an adventure: …

looking for restaurant Not rated yet
Hi, We are going to Azores in May and friend recommended to visit a restaurant run by two guys, one of them is from Belgium, apparently it's fabulous …

address hot ocean Not rated yet
Hi Rob! Could you please explain, how to get to hot spring in ocean ocean - may be you can show this point on the map? Besides, can we swim there all day …

snorkeling / diving in San Miguel in APril Not rated yet
Hello, I will be on San Miguel for one day in late April this year and I am interested in doing some freediving. Can you recommend a beach or an outfitter …

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Easter in the Azores Not rated yet
Hi Rob, thanks for answering my question on travel agents, we have booked a flight and also a cottage at Quinta Acacia for Easter so we will keep checking …

Travel agent recommendation Not rated yet
Hi Rob : I have followed question and your answer about booking flights and it seems that you favour a travel agent who is used to booking with Sata. …

Honeymoon in Azores - DIY or w/ tour group Not rated yet
Hello Rob, First off, your site is fantastic and is a great source of info. It's nice reading about a place from a real person w/o a marketing …

Flights to the Azores Not rated yet
What is the best way to buy tickets to the Azores? Do you go straight to the airline web sites, a travel agency or a travel web site like Travelocity? …

Azores Weather in mid April Not rated yet
Hi Rob. Could you comment about the weather in mid april. My son and I would like to travel to 3 or 4 island at that time of the year. Great website …

10 things Not rated yet
We are going to Azores, Sao Miguel for a week in mid April....will be flying from Lisbon after 9 weeks in Algarve. In the period of one week what are …

Festivals Not rated yet
What is the biggest festival in Ponta Delgada and when is it held? Rob's Reply I checked with my friends from Quinta das Acacias to be sure. Here's …

November visit - weather question Not rated yet
Hello Rob, We live in Vancouver, I work here but my wife is on assignment in Qatar. We are planning a trip to get together. We were looking at the Azores, …

Quinta das Acacias Not rated yet
Hi Rob, I found your Azores website while preparing to take my wife and three other couples (friends) to the Azores in March on a quasi-business trip that's …

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