Adventures, Fashion

Azores Part 4: What to wear in the Azores

If I had to summarize Azorean style in one word, it would be "practical".  The locals  seemed to follow the practical-trend, probably because there is so much fun stuff to do, there just isn't time to fuss over styles or trends.  Locals on Sao Miguel seemed very western in their styles - the clothing choices… Continue reading Azores Part 4: What to wear in the Azores

healthy, Kitchen

No-Cream Ice Cream Made with Almond Milk

I'm taking a quick break from my Azores saga to talk about ice cream... because it's always time for ice cream... and this ice cream base gives you yet another reason to love it. This is a relatively healthy custard ice cream base that is great on it's own (or pairs great with pie!), but… Continue reading No-Cream Ice Cream Made with Almond Milk

Adventures, Drink, Kitchen

Azores part 3: What to eat in the Azores

These coffee cups on our flight really say it all. There are infinite adventures in the Azores, and that includes the local food scene on Sao Miguel. I always think the best way to learn about a culture is through the local food. Recipes - techniques and flavors - are one of those traditions that… Continue reading Azores part 3: What to eat in the Azores

Adventures, Nature

Azores part 2: Hiking + Swimming

Welcome to part 2 of 4 of our Azores adventures. HIKING in the Azores This is an island for frugal people like me! Most of the fun stuff - like hiking and swimming - is completely free.  The island is set up for exploring - be sure to pack your adventure shoes! First, some vocabulary:… Continue reading Azores part 2: Hiking + Swimming