“We’re COVID free!” Why this island chain could be the getaway you’re seeking this summer

It is perhaps strange to think there is a cluster of nine small islands, completely isolated but thriving, lying between Lisbon and New York and surrounded by the great Atlantic Ocean. The few people aware of their existence hold an image of dry, sun-baked volcanic islands like Lanzarote in the Canaries. But this Portuguese archipelago…

A whale of a time: the world’s best whale-watching destinations

Want to spot a whale in the wild? Then these are the destinations for you.

Windmills of the Azores

Windmills are an icon of this Portuguese archipelago.

Getting active in the Azores

With so many different things to see and do, the Azores are an outdoor lover’s paradise.

The Azores: remotest of the remote

Want to get even more off-grid? Author Murray Stewart shares some of his favourite hidden locations in the Azores.

Six reasons to visit the Azores

From extreme marine life to a relaxing atmosphere, the Azores offer a wide variety of travel experiences. Here, Sunvil Holidays describe why you should fall in love with this natural paradise in the mid-Atlantic.


The world’s best lesser-known wine regions

We’ve all heard of Burgundy and Tuscany, but what about Kosovo and Israel? 

World’s best hot springs

A soothing spa among dramatic landscapes – what could be better?

The world’s remotest islands

Check out these remarkable islands from around the world

Unusual dive sites

We’ve all heard of the Great Barrier Reef, but what about these more unknown dive sites?