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  • Flower festival

    Flower festival Another very important event you can experience when visiting Madeira is a Flower festival. It seems to be quite similar to the Carnival. It lasts for one week as well and those who are participating in the parade wear beautiful dresses. The dresses are...

    0 by Iva, 28 days ago
  • Other events celebrated in Madeira - Carnival

    Other events celebrated in Madeira I have already posted an article about some special events like the Natural festival and the Chestnut festival which are held every year in Madeira. As I said, there could be an article about events in Madeira for every month. But I am...

    0 by Iva, 29 days ago
  • Miradouro Pico dos Barcelos

    Pico dos Barcelos Do you think I could finish the Erasmus competition without mentioning one of the most beautiful peaks of Madeira? This must be shared! Where is that? Pico dos Barcelos is a peak where you can even walk if you live in Funchal. However, as it depends...

    0 by Iva, 29 days ago
  • Christmas in Madeira for an Erasmus student

    Christmas time abroad I tried to explain how different Christmas in different places can be. I am going to bring you more details about Christmas in Madeira today and I will also share what my experience was when I decided to stay abroad during my Erasmus experience...

    0 by Iva, 29 days ago
  • Christmas time in Madeira

    Christmas in Madeira Obviously, Christmas is celebrated in Madeira and even though it seems that people from Madeira enjoy the New Year’s Evening more than Christmas as so, streets look brilliant! There are so many Christmas lights in the streets of Funchal (and not...

    0 by Iva, 29 days ago
  • Special events - part one (Chestnut festival)

    Special events in Madeira – Nature and Chestnut festival I have already mentioned that it surprised me a lot that there is always something going around in Madeira. It is a small island, but it is not boring at all. No matter what month you will go to Madeira, there...

    0 by Iva, 29 days ago
  • Where to go partying - Casino

    Where to do partying in Funchal? Should you go to Copa? No matter whether you are an Erasmus student or a student from continental Portugal. It does not even matter whether you are not a student at all and you are just visiting the island. There are many people who love...

    0 by Iva, 30 days ago
  • Live music in Madeira and other kinds of the culture

    Art of Madeira I have posted some articles about different kinds of art in Madeira. I have already talked about movies - cinemas, I mentioned also theatres in Madeira (or at least the main one in Funchal) and its situation and now, I would like to share something about...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Cinemas in Madeira

    Cinemas in Madeira - there are not that many of them Are you use to that there are many cinemas in your country  which are even in every little town? Do you know what the situation is like in Madeira when talking about cinemas? Cinema in general If you do not speak any...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Culture in Madeira - theatres

    Culture in Madeira There are some people who are very interested in arts. So they enjoy going to theatres, watching movies in cinemas, going to galleries and listening to live music in some bars or they buy tickets to some concerts. If you go to Madeira and you put a...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • What to do in Funchal for free - the last part

    It is finally here! Have you relaxed in front of the CR7 hotel? Let us continue the path which let us explore streets and interesting places of Funchal. All for free or just a little money. You would not belive, but we finally got to the last part. This article is the...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • What to do in Funchal for free - part five

    What to do in Funchal for free – part five It has been a while since I said I will write another part from the series of articles about places that you can visit in Funchal and you do not have to spend much or any money. So, let me share those tips today. In those...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Drink something new every day - part two

    Drink something new every day - part two You have already noticed how many drinks there are in Madeira. I have already mentioned a few of them and I am going to continue the list. However, keep it on your mind that most of them contain some alcohol. So I suggest tasting...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Drink something new every day - part one

    Drink something new every day If you went through my previous articles, you know that Madeira is full of great activities, astonishing events, gorgeous nature and lovely food. It includes my favourite dessert queijada, tosta mista snack or main dish such as espada with...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Surprises everywhere - part five

    Surprises everywhere - part five You might be wondering why I keep writing about adventures of Madeira. In fact, it is very easy to explain it to you. I went to Madeira as an Erasmus student and so, I spend quite a lot time there. My aims (when I was arriving) were: to...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Surprises everywhere - that is Madeira - part four

    Surprises everywhere - that is Madeira - part four Today, I am going to share another part about what surprised me in Madeira. Are you a sport lover? Do you like running? If the answer is yes, today's article could be very interesting and could give you an idea of what...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Surpries everywhere - part three (About people)

    Surpries everywhere - part three (About people) There is another day, so I have decide to share something more from the series of articles about surprises in Madeira. This time, I am going to talk a little bit more about people who I met in Madeira and their are from...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Surprises everywhere - that is Madeira! Part two

    Surprises everywhere - that is Madeira! Part two Two days ago, I posted an article about a few things that surprised me when I was living in Madeira. This time, I am bringing you more things from the list of Madeiran surprises. I hope it will be an interesting reading...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • Surprises everywhere - part one

    Surprises everywhere – this is Madeira! Dear readers from and outside of Madeira, as you might have noticed, I am a girl from central Europe who was living in Madeira for many months thank to the Erasmus program. Honestly, when I was going to Madeira, I did not...

    0 by Iva, one month ago
  • ESN Madeira

    Erasmus Student Network Madeira – ESN Madeira Were you wondering what happens when you decide to go to a totally foreign country, alone, not knowing anyone there and not knowing which streets leads to where? How difficult is it to start a new life from the beginning...

    0 by Iva, one month ago

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