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The Madeira Film Festival: Cinema Paraíso

Ari Ratner | Posted 05.11.2015 | Arts
Ari Ratner

The international film scene is dotted with a series of spectacular events -- from the glitz of Cannes to the slopes of Sundance to Toronto and Tribeca -- to more intimate festivals everywhere from Sarajevo to Missoula, Montana.

'Europe's Best Island' Will Be Your Next Vacation

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.15.2014 | Travel

Madeira is probably not the number-one island on your bucket list -- either because you don't consider Europe an "island" destination, or simply becau...

OTP's Guide to Partying Your Ass Off in Madeira

Off Track Planet | Posted 09.21.2014 | Travel
Off Track Planet

A Portuguese island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Madeira adds flavor to its Mediterranean seasonings by smothering itself in booze, soaking in year-round warm weather and setting it all ablaze with the world's greatest fireworks show.

Europe's 10 Best Adventure Destinations

minube | Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

From the glaciers and volcanos of Iceland to the warm waters of the Canary Islands, here are Europe's 10 best adventure destinations.

Portugal: Small But Mighty in the World of Wine

Richard Jennings | Posted 12.16.2012 | Home
Richard Jennings

For a relatively tiny country -- smaller in area than the state of Kentucky -- Portugal is a prodigious producer of wine. It has long been the source of some of the wine world's great fortified wines -- Port from the Douro and vintage Madeira from the island of Madeira off the coast of North Africa.

Opening Doors With Art In Madeira, Portugal

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 07.13.2012 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

Two years ago, José Maria Montero had an idea -- to have artists paint the deteriorating doors of abandoned shops and homes.

Madeira: Wine World Glory/ Patriotic July 4 Choice

Richard Jennings | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home
Richard Jennings

Our tea-partying ancestors knew a good tax break when they saw one, so America's early love affair with one of the world's great wines was born.

What Is Fortified Wine, Anyway?

Menuism | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home

Port, Sherry, Madeira, Banyuls and Marsala all hover in that all-inclusive dessert category of wine that most casual wine drinkers don't take the time to ponder.

Check Out Our Guide To The Thomson Island Escape

The Huffington Post | Caryl Ramsey | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel

Thomson's Island Escape is a popular floating resort. The waters are crowded with seaworthy vessels, so to make planning easier, we've done all the pr...

For a Bargain: A Repositioning Transatlantic Crossing

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lea Lane

I'm writing this watching waves fold to the horizon under a cloud dabbled gray-blue sky in the middle of the Atlantic. I'm on the Azamara Journey, the...