Vegetarians have a quite tough life on Madeira if they want to take a break from the kitchen and go out to eat. The basics of Madeiran cuisine are meat and fish – the national dishes are espetada made with beef, fish called espada with bananas or prego with beef and ham. There’s still bolo … More Vegetarian/vegan restaurants around Funchal
The Island of Madeira is mostly known for the large plantations of banana which can be found mainly in the southern part. But due to the hospitable microclimate, there are a huge amount of plant species that can be grown and bloom multiple times for a whole year. During the centuries people introduced to Madeira … More Extraordinary fruits of Madeira
Madeira, known as the island of Eternal Spring, is a Garden of Eden for plenty of kinds of animals. Thanks to the warm climate during the whole year, the plants are blossoming a few times which provides food resources to many herbivore species. On Madeira can be found 3 endemic bird species which means that … More Endemic birds of Madeira
Camara de Lobos is well-known as a city with the best bars to try the fisherman version of Poncha, but it’s also a place where 2 other alcoholic drinks were created: Nikitaa soft creamy cocktail that can be used as a great excuse to visit the nearest bar again. It’s named after Elton John’s song … More Famous alcoholic beverages from Câmara de Lobos
Since the Covid-19 outbreak in March last year, many physical activity facilities like fitness clubs, combat or climbing gyms have remained closed. Unfortunately, the same happened with the gym located in Camara de Lobos – Lobo Gym. Due to the circumstances, volunteers who were interested in keeping their bodies fit had to find a new … More Fitness to enjoy!
Funchal, the capital of Madeira is situated around 8 km away from Camara de Lobos where we, volunteers, live. Though those cities are not so far away from each other, there are a few variants of transport which I would like to show to you: 1.By car The most obvious way which doesn’t mean the … More How to get to Funchal from Câmara de Lobos?