The remote Portuguese archipelago is finally getting the recognition it deserves – with jewel-coloured lakes to kayak, misty laurel forests to hike and sparkling lava tubes to explore.
With luscious custard tarts and a famous fish stew on the table, it is love at first bite in this enchanting city.
Inspiring alternatives to the world’s priciest cities, where comparable lifestyle, location and experiences can be found for a fraction of the cost.
From a windmill in Greece to a converted fishing boat in France, spend the weekend somewhere out of the ordinary.
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