Most tourists and travelers, who never worked nor were related to some kind of tourism organization, often do not realize what is happening behinds the scenes when they arrive on their destination. For example … here on the island of Madeira there is a hidden world of which travelers are not aware of. Believe or … Continue reading
Here is a list of all (*) the levadas in Madeira broken down by parishes: Achadas da Cruz: Moinhos, Pereiras, Achada da Arruda, Terça, Lagos and Pico da Azeveda; Arco da Calheta: Rabaçal, Madre Grande and Paul; Arco de São Jorge: Arco Pequeno; Água de Pena: Juncal, Nova do Furado, Moinho da Serra, Nova … Continue reading
With the arrival of spring, the city of Funchal turns into a inebriating floral stage filled with enchantment. The island’s mild climate allows a variety of flowers to bloom everywhere, which naturally enchant for the beauty they emanate and the scent they exhale. It is in this unique setting that, once again, the city of … Continue reading
Want to see if your plane has arrived at the Madeira International Airport? Check the following live broadcast of the whole Madeira airport terminal (LPMA FNC). Live video by Ustream This webcam feed is made and provided by the Madeira Wind Birds. All credits goes to them. By the way … if you see on … Continue reading
The month of December marks the highlight of all of the regional events, which culminates with the New Year celebrations. This festive season is commonly known as “Festa” which celebrates the arrival of the Christmas season. “Festa” is lived intensely with a special feeling by the people of Madeira, until January 6th.
Here are a few hints in how to protect yourself against the dangerous UV-rays from the sun. First lets answer the following question: What is UV? The sun is by far the strongest source of ultraviolet radiation in our environment. Solar emissions include visible light, heat and ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Just as visible light consists … Continue reading