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7 AWESOME HIKES ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND, PORTUGAL
7 AWESOME HIKES ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND, PORTUGAL

Porto Santo is one of the most underrated islands I’ve ever been to when it comes to hiking. While thousands come every year to lay....

10 AWESOME BEACHES ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND, PORTUGAL
10 AWESOME BEACHES ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND, PORTUGAL

Porto Santo Island is known as the “Holy Harbor” and is well-known for its long stretch of incredibly fine, sandy beach which is blessed with....

PORTO SANTO TRAVEL GUIDE: 28 AWESOME THINGS TO DO
PORTO SANTO TRAVEL GUIDE: 28 AWESOME THINGS TO DO

Porto Santo is an incredible island with a rich history near Madeira in Portugal. Known for its 9-kilometer beach covered in soft, powdery sand there’s....

VEREDA PICO BRANCO & TERRA CHÃ HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND
VEREDA PICO BRANCO & TERRA CHÃ HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND

The Vereda Pico Branco and Terra Chã hike is the most popular hiking trail on Porto Santo Island. The route leads you to the second-highest....

PICO DO CONCELHO HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND
PICO DO CONCELHO HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND

The Pico do Concelho hike on Porto Santo Island is a steep climb up an undefined trail, which rewards hikers with epic views along the....

SNORKEL AND KAYAK TOUR ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND
SNORKEL AND KAYAK TOUR ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND

Porto Santo Island has some great beaches and hikes but it should be on the top of your list to experience some water activities while....

THE WEEKLY #220: FROM ONE ISLAND TO ANOTHER
THE WEEKLY #220: FROM ONE ISLAND TO ANOTHER

You live your own life and it becomes so normal to you. Sometimes I really consider my situation and it makes me shake my head....

PICO DO MAÇARICO HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND
PICO DO MAÇARICO HIKE ON PORTO SANTO ISLAND

The Pico do Maçarico hike on Porto Santo Island is a great peak for either sunrise or sunset with panoramic views of the entire island.....

ZIMBRALINHO BEACH AND MIRADOURO FLORES VIEWPOINT HIKE ON PORTO SANTO
ZIMBRALINHO BEACH AND MIRADOURO FLORES VIEWPOINT HIKE ON PORTO SANTO

On the east coast of Porto Santo Islannd, the hike to Zimbralinho Beach and Miradouro Flores Viewpoint is a great coastal trail for sunset views.....

PICO CASTELO, PICO DO FACHO & PICO JULIANA HIKE ON PORTO SANTO
PICO CASTELO, PICO DO FACHO & PICO JULIANA HIKE ON PORTO SANTO

This is a hike on Porto Santo that I have named ‘The Three Peaks’ hike as it tours three of the top peaks on the....

VEREDA DO PESQUEIRO HIKE IN PONTA DO PARGO, MADEIRA
VEREDA DO PESQUEIRO HIKE IN PONTA DO PARGO, MADEIRA

Vereda do Pesqueiro hike is an incredible coastal trail in Ponta do Pargo on the west of Madeira Island. This is a special trail because....

ACHADAS DA CRUZ ULTIMATE GUIDE: VIEWPOINT, CABLE-CAR, VILLAGE & HIKE
ACHADAS DA CRUZ ULTIMATE GUIDE: VIEWPOINT, CABLE-CAR, VILLAGE & HIKE

The Achadas da Cruz cable car takes you down a huge cliff to an incredibly unique spot on Madeira, which is the traditional village of....

THE WEEKLY #219: ONE THOUSAND IN THE BANK
THE WEEKLY #219: ONE THOUSAND IN THE BANK

This blog post isn’t about money or about a vertical kilometer climbed, it’s about a milestone that’s taken me almost five years to reach. It’s....

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CALHETA BEACH, MADEIRA: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
ULTIMATE GUIDE TO CALHETA BEACH, MADEIRA: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

Calheta Beach is one of the top sandy beaches on Madeira Island. While it isn’t as spectacular as some of the more picturesque beaches you....

CANYONING IN MADEIRA WITH EPIC MADEIRA
CANYONING IN MADEIRA WITH EPIC MADEIRA

Canyoning in Madeira was a truly epic experience. It was my first time abseiling and doing serious canyoning but by the end of the day,....

LAGOS DA MADEIRA WATERFALL HIKE IN RABACAL, MADEIRA
LAGOS DA MADEIRA WATERFALL HIKE IN RABACAL, MADEIRA

The Lagos da Madeira is a circular hiking route in Rabacal that takes you to Lagoa Dona Beja waterfall and several other falls in the....

THE WEEKLY #218: A MAN ON THE MOON
THE WEEKLY #218: A MAN ON THE MOON

Time flies. It’s almost been a month on Madeira. This is my fourth weekly journal since touching down on the island and it has gone....

LAGOA DO VENTO WATERFALL HIKE IN RABACAL, MADEIRA
LAGOA DO VENTO WATERFALL HIKE IN RABACAL, MADEIRA

The Lagoa do Vento waterfall hike is a great adventure for those looking for a big waterfall without a monstrous hike. After just 3.3 kilometers....

LEVADA DO ALECRIM WATERFALL HIKE ON MADEIRA ISLAND
LEVADA DO ALECRIM WATERFALL HIKE ON MADEIRA ISLAND

Levada do Alecrim waterfall hike on Madeira is one of the best, easy hikes on the island with a beautiful waterfall and swimming pool at....

LEVADA DO BRASILEIRO TO LEVADA DO MOINHO HIKE ON MADEIRA
LEVADA DO BRASILEIRO TO LEVADA DO MOINHO HIKE ON MADEIRA

The Levada do Brasileiro to Levada do Moinho hike is a circular route winding through the Laurisilva UNESCO Forest with incredible scenery! I really loved....

THE WEEKLY #216: LUCK FAVORS THE BRAVE
THE WEEKLY #216: LUCK FAVORS THE BRAVE

Adventures on Madeira are well and truly in full swing. I’m feeling incredibly relaxed here and life feels right. It’s honestly one of the most....

LEVADA DOS CEDROS WATERFALL HIKE ON MADEIRA ISLAND
LEVADA DOS CEDROS WATERFALL HIKE ON MADEIRA ISLAND

The Levada dos Cedros hike follows a levada through one of the most beautiful forest sections on Madeira until you finally reach an incredible waterfall!....

ILHEUS DA RIBEIRA DA JANELA: AMAZING OCEAN ROCK FORMATION
ILHEUS DA RIBEIRA DA JANELA: AMAZING OCEAN ROCK FORMATION

Ilheus da Ribeira da Janela is an epic coastal spot with some truly remarkable rock formations just meters from the shore. Visitors can watch the....

PORTO MONIZ NATURAL SWIMMING SPOOLS ON MADEIRA
PORTO MONIZ NATURAL SWIMMING SPOOLS ON MADEIRA

The Porto Moniz Natural Swimming pools are incredible lava-rock tidal pools on the north-western tip of Madeira. You can swim, explore, snorkel, and hang out....

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