Grape harvest, vineyards and wine – discovering paradise in Biscoitos
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A few days ago I went to the grape harvest for the first time in my life. Thus, I fulfilled my dream from several years ago. What happened several years ago? Well, a dozen or so years ago I was … Czytaj dalej

The north wind
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The north wind called me again. It wouldn’t let me stay in one place I have already settled in Angra. I have friends there, I have my places. I know every street, I know what to do and where. I’ve … Czytaj dalej

Serreta, or where the inhabitants of Terceira go every September
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„This weekend we’re going to Serreta, do you want to go with us?” – my friend asked me a few days ago. I wanted to. I put on comfortable shoes, sunglasses, packed my backpack with food, water, sweatshirt and raincoat … Czytaj dalej

Be careful what you wish for!
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“Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true” – this sentence comes back to me like a boomerang. On the occasion of the Dreamer Day, a few words about dreams. Recently, seven years after a joint drama project, … Czytaj dalej

Capinha, tourada and bulls, i.e. Terceira tradition behind the scenes
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I wrote recently that I took part in an event in which I didn’t expect to participate. Someone guessed it had something to do with bulls. That something – it was Festival de capinhas. Capinhas festival. It started with my … Czytaj dalej

Colours of the Azores islands
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A few days ago, I talked with a friend about the colours of the Azores islands. And why are they different colours, even though all islands should be referred to as green. Each of the Azores islands has one colour … Czytaj dalej

Marralhinha – the most popular game in Terceira
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When I met my friends for the first time after the lockdown, a marralhinha entered the table. I usually yawn at 23:00 and that night I was sitting at the game until 2am, and my friends finished the tournament at … Czytaj dalej

Why do the Azores make such problems to tourists?
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„Why do the Azores make such problems to tourists who want to go there on vacation?” – I sometimes read in messages or on social media. I share with you up-to-date information about the current situation in the Azores and … Czytaj dalej

Portuguese man o’ war in Azorean waters
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During the lockdown, I went for a walk around Angra in the evening. And as I usually do, I went down to the city beach. Suddenly I stepped on something. Something blew out under my foot. I looked down: the … Czytaj dalej

Andreia and the best snacks in Biscoitos
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I’m going to the booth and I can see that Andreia is smiling at me from afar. And she comments to her neighbour: „Do you know that I was in Poland without leaving Terceira?” Andreia is a very nice owner … Czytaj dalej

„Clean & Safe Açores” – good practices in the Azores
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„Clean & Safe” is a mark introduced by Turismo de Portugal. It confirms – literally – the cleanliness and safety of tourism companies in Portugal. As you may have noticed, the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t have mercy for Portugal. The Portuguese, … Czytaj dalej

Five years ago
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Five years ago I visited Terceira for the first time My friend took me straight from the airport to a trip around the island. Every 5 minutes I asked him to stop. I couldn’t stare. Everything amazed me. This was … Czytaj dalej

Coronavirus in the Azores – new restrictions (starting 15th of June, 2020)
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Today, new restrictions in the Azores came into force. You can wait for the test results in the place of your choice, and instead of three tests, only two tests are required. We no longer have any active case of … Czytaj dalej

Hydrangeas – a symbol of the Azores?
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Hydrangeas are flowers that have become a symbol of the Azores. When we think about the Azores, we see the ocean, that’s for sure. And lots of greenery. But we also see vast fields separated by volcanic walls and hydrangea … Czytaj dalej

Beaches and bathing areas in the Azores – good practices for summer 2020
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The Azores are surrounded by the ocean, and the Azorean people love the ocean. No wonder that in summer the beaches and bathing beaches in the Azores gather larger crowds than many post-season sales. Here in the summer, water is … Czytaj dalej

Coronavirus in the Azores – the end of preventive isolation
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As of Friday, May 29, 2020, preventive isolation ceases to apply in the Azores. Today will be informative! I know that you are waiting impatiently for information when you will be able to visit the Azores, so today there are … Czytaj dalej

Coronavirus in the Azores – we’re leaving the pandemic
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The coronavirus in the Azores is slowly becoming the past. Slowly. I keep you updated on the Facebook and on the Instagram. Now I have important information for you regarding Azores flights and arrival procedures. But let’s start from the … Czytaj dalej

Easter in Terceira
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This is my fourth Easter on Terceira You sometimes ask me what Easter on Terceira looks like. I will tell you that it’s quite similar to the one in Poland. It’s primarily a religious but also a family holiday. It’s … Czytaj dalej

Angra do Heroísmo – the capital of Terceira on the UNESCO World Heritage List
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Angra do Heroísmo is the capital of Terceira. Calm, charming, full of treasures to discover. Its historical center is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. If you were on Terceira, you were certainly walking around enchanted by the streets … Czytaj dalej

Stay the f*** home
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My dear, I try to show you a lot of positive things that can help us live as normally and make plans as normally, although we still don’t know when we will implement these plans. But now a few serious … Czytaj dalej

This Carnival was different
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This Carnival was different. It was the first real Carnival in my life. I’ve been living in Terceira since January 2017, so this Carnival was the fourth during my life on the island. I still remember the first one. Everyone … Czytaj dalej

Hurricane Lorenzo
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Hurricane Lorenzo hit the Azores on the 2nd of October, at dawn. It scared people but didn’t leave any casualties. Not in humans – and that’s the most important. Port in Lajes in Flores Island is completely destroyed, 53 people … Czytaj dalej

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