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Madeira: All the highs, none of the lows.

Madeira: All the highs, none of the lows.

First published in Sawubona Magazine, May 2018 issue. Luxury travel writer BRIAN BERKMAN (@BrianBerkmanZA) explored Madeira’s glorious ups and downs. All the highs without the lows Of the 300, 000 or so Portugese people in South Africa, I’d bet the majority descend from a little […]

Madeira Meandering in a Mercedes.

Madeira Meandering in a Mercedes.

First published in Road Trip Magazine, March 2018. I opted to handle the narrow twists and turns of Madeira from the comfort of a Mercedes Vita Six with João Gomes in the driving seat. Driving on the right hand side of the road is enough […]

The finest in Madeiran hospitality

The finest in Madeiran hospitality

BRIAN BERKMAN explored this island paradise and found much more than fine wine and embroidery. Lodge in Funchal for the finest Madeiran hospitality The English have had a long tradition in Madeira, the volcanic Portuguese Island in the Atlantic.  Although part of Europe, it is […]

Luxury hotels to visit while abroad

While you’re planning your next trip abroad, don’t miss Madeira and a stay at Belmond Reid’s Palace Hotel.  In England, The Portobello Hotel, London offers zany and upscale accommodation in Notting Hill Gate while, Le Meridien, Stuttgart is wonderful if you need a spot with easy access to the transport […]