Madeira Island

Madeira, region of Portugal, is an archipelago comprising 4 islands of the northwest coast of Africa. It’s known for its namesake wine and warm, subtropical climate. The main island of Madeira is volcanic, green and rugged, with high cliffs, pebbly beaches and settlements on deltas of the Fajã River. Capital Funchal has botanic gardens and … More Madeira Island

Sunny Catalonia

Catalonia feels distinct from the rest of Spain, its four provinces enclose an impressive wealth of natural splendour. The Catalonia region, in northeastern Spain, is known for the lively beach resorts of Costa Brava as well as the Pyrenees Mountains. Barcelona, the regional capital, has a historic Gothic Quarter, La Rambla pedestrian mall, museums and … More Sunny Catalonia