This page is a photo essay about the carnival which takes place every year in Funchal, the capital of Portugal's Atlantic island territory of Madeira, in the week before Ash Wednesday.
Guide on how to be a frugal traveler in Portugal. Helping you plan your trip and budget.
This article was inspired by the Time Out Lisboa Restaurant Guide and contains a list of top restaurants from the outstanding guide and others that have become favorites in the past year. If you are looking for a great...
Looking for some suggestions regarding which museums to check out in Lisbon? Don't miss these recommendations from someone who's visited every single museum in Lisboa!
Life on Madeira as Erasmus student - interesting facts about Madeira, where to stay during the visit. Little about tourism in Madeira, places to visit and also - experience as an Erasmus Student.
Guide to what to do and what to see in the Minho Region in North Portugal. Information on Arcos de Valdevez and surrounding areas including Núcleo Megalítico do Mezio (Megalithic Nucleus of Mezio), Parque Nacional da...
Ten reasons why you should move to the sun. Living in Madeira; a little info to get you thinking about making that move. It's now or never!
Most tourists go to Madeira for the sunshine, the landscape, and the flowers. But Funchal is where many will stay, and their experiences here will largely determine their enjoyment of the island
Read about the problems we faced importing our car from Ireland into Portugal.
Beautiful pictures of Ponta De Sao Lourenço, Madeira. A delightful personal encounter from a non hiker experiencing the thrill of this wonderful levada walk.