This delicious sandwich is a true Madeira favourite. You'll find it on the menu of almost every cafe and snackbar on the island. Prego especial is a unique sandwich, best described as a mix between a sandwich and a classic burger.  PREGO ESPECIAL There are many variations of prego sandwiches to be had. My absolute favourite is prego especial. Prego especial is made of a typical Madeira bolo do caco, grilled shortly, so it's warm and crispy. Here comes the best part of the sandwich: the bolo do caco is...

You simply can't miss it: this narrow street in downtown Funchal is incredibly colorful. I'm talking about Rua de Santa Maria, in old town Funchal (Zona Velha). The many restaurants and terrace umbrella aren't what gives this street such a colorful appearance. It's the Painted Doors Project. You'll have a hard time finding an ordinary, brown, wooden door here. Why? Because all the doors in this street have been turned into artwork.   RUA DE SANTA MARIA Up until 2010, Rua de Santa Maria was an old cobbled street like many...

Discovering new places to have a coffee/drink/sandwich always makes us very happy. Especially when, apart from serving quality food and drinks, the place looks the part. So when during our last visit to Monte Palace Tropical Garden we discovered the nice looking Greenhouse Coffee Roaster, this was a very pleasant surprise! HAVE A LATTE INSIDE A GREENHOUSE Greenhouse Coffee Roaster is a coffee shop in a greenhouse. A very fun and suiting location for a coffee shop in a botanical garden, if you ask me. I really, really like the...

For all of you who find it hard to decide, when confronted with a vast amount of delicious ice cream flavours: choosing just got even harder! But also, so much more fun! Why? At Geladaria Mil Salbores you can build your own ice cream!  SO MUCH TO CHOOSE FROM STEP 1: Choose one of their base popsicles. They have a lot of flavors, like watermelon, lemon, chocolate, strawberry and orange. Look at how nice these popsicles are displayed. I found it already quite hard to choose my base flavor! They all...