Madeira, Portugal – Out of all the stops I made while in Portugal, Madeira was the one I was surprised by the most. I knew it was an island, but had no idea how much it would feel more like a tropical island somewhere in the Caribbean than southern Europe. Its capital Funchal is quite cosmopolitan for island standards yet take a drive about 30 minutes to the north and you will find yourself in the middle of a UNESCO-protected laurel forest.
<p>In the town of Polignano a Mare in southern Italy (province of Bari, Apulia), lies a most unique dining experience at the Grotta Palazzese. Open only during the summer months, a restaurant is created inside a vaulted limestone cave, looking outwards toward the sea. The restaurant is part of the Grotta Palazzese hotel located above. […]</p>
What To do In Capri ~ 8 Of the Best Things To Do In Capri Even if you will only be on Capri for a few hours, you need to know a few extra cool things to do. Most tourists don't make it out of the (very expensive) main tourist square, and miss all the magic of this gorgeous island. Read my tips for Capri and plan yourself a fabulous visit! #Capri