Which Car to Rent in Madeira? Your Guide to the Best Vehicles for Exploring the Island

Madeira’s dramatic landscapes and winding roads call for a reliable and comfortable rental car. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a family adventure, choosing the right vehicle can significantly enhance your experience. Here are our top picks for rental cars in Madeira, including both automatic and manual transmission options: Why choose an Automatic Transmission? […]

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BBC’s “Misstiano Penaldo” Caption: A National Insult to Portugal?

BBC Under Fire for ‘Misstiano Penaldo’ Caption: A Slap in the Face to Ronaldo, Madeira, and Portugal In a controversial move, the BBC has come under heavy criticism for displaying the caption “Misstiano Penaldo” during yesterday’s Euro 2024 Round of 16 matches between Slovenia and Portugal. The caption, a clear jab at Cristiano Ronaldo’s missed […]

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Tourist tax of 2 euros in effect in Funchal

Revenue will be invested in urban cleaning equipment, pavement repair, garden maintenance and mobility. The regulation for the tourist tax in the municipality of Funchal was approved today in a council meeting. “The tourist tax will come into effect from October 1st,” announced the head of the executive, Cristina Pedra, adding that it corresponds to […]

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Eric Clapton bought a 1.5 million euro house in Madeira

British musician Eric Clapton is now the owner of a 1.5 million euro house in Madeira. The 79-year-old artist was in the region in February of this year to visit what would become his new home. Eric Clapton’s property is a house with panoramic views over Funchal, with a gross area of 506 m2, 1000 […]

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Risking their Lives for a Photo: Tourists Ignore Landslide Warnings at the Waterfalls of Madeira.

Despite the road being closed, many tourists continue to visit the Anjos waterfall in Madeira. Waterfalls along the roads are a hallmark of Madeira, but also places of increased risk of landslides. Still, tourists ignore warnings just to take a picture. The road has been closed for several years, but the fame of the Anjos […]

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