Pico Island & Faial Island, Azores Travel Blog

Equipped with some local recommendations we headed to Pico Island for a couple of days. We flew from Ponta Delgada direct with SATA and the flight took 90mins. The flights are a standard price (€92 each including a bag). This generally includes free amendments to your flight too. Renting a car is essential and we found the best deal on rentalcars.com*. Note that most the … Continue reading Pico Island & Faial Island, Azores Travel Blog

Slieve Donard Hotel & Hike

Slieve Donard is the highest mountain in Ulster. As part of preparation for an upcoming hiking trip we used it as a practice hike and treated ourselves to some luxury in the Slieve Donard Hotel. Slieve Donard Hotel Overall, the hotel was gorgeous and the spa was excellent. However, the foreground view from the spa is actually a car park which you don’t see in … Continue reading Slieve Donard Hotel & Hike