Beaches

Madeira

Madeira is a wonderful archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean comprising two main islands, Madeira and Porto Santo, and five other smaller uninhabited islands, known as the Desertas. The entire archipelago belongs to Portugal.

Funchal, situated on the Island of Madeira is the capital, other important cities are Vila Baleira, Machico, Santa Cruz, Câmara de Lobos and Santana.

The lush greenery combined with the countless types of flowers makes this archipelago ideal for nature lovers and botanists who will be welcomed by a mild, yet windy springy climate, which allows visitors to practice all the activities they like all year round.

So, what are the main beauties that attract tourists… [READ MORE]

Ibiza

Ibiza, or Elvissa in Catalan, is an island that belongs to Spain, located in the Mediterranean Sea and is one of the four Balearic Islands.

Its main cities are Ibiza, San Antonio and Santa Eularia des Riu. Ibiza is primarily known for its fashion events and for its “vida loca” (wild life).

Unfortunately, its beauty, pristine nature and historic sites are often overlooked, while they would deserve major attention since this beautiful island has been ruled by many important and influential people such as the Phoenicians, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Saracens and the Crusadors. Each year, thousands of tourists fly to Ibiza to see with their own eyes what… [READ MORE]

Spain

Spain is situated in south-west of Europe and is part of the Iberian Peninsula, together with Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar. It borders France and Andorra to the north-west, Gibraltar to the South and its territory comprises the Northern African cities of  Ceuta and Melilla, which border Morocco to the South.

The capital city is Madrid. The most popular cities are Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Avila, Bilbao, Barcelona, Cordoba, Granada, Ibiza, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Sevilla, Zaragoza, Valencia and Malaga.

Because of its favourable geographic location, in the past Spain was regarded as a strategic land that had to be conquered at all costs in order to control the Mediterranean Sea [READ MORE]

Croatia

The Republic of Croatia is a country located in Central Europe. It borders Slovenia to the North, Hungary and Serbia to the East, Bosnia, Herzegovina and Montenegro to the South and overlooks the Adriatic Sea to the west.

Its most popular regions are Istria, the region which is located on the Croatian coast that also includes the islands in the Gulf of Kvaerner and Dalmatia, including the historic cities of Split and Dubrovnik.

Croatia has some of the most beautiful and scenic beaches on the continent, very similar to the ones in Sardinia. Turquoise water with emerald green, crystal clear patches and golden sand are the first things you will… [READ MORE]

Greece

Greece, officially known as the Republic of Greece, is a state located in Southern Europe bordering Albania, Bulgaria and Macedonia in the North, Turkey in the East, overlooking the Aegean Sea in the South and the Ionian Sea in the West.

Greece has over 3000 islands, such as Lesbos, Chios, Crete, Evia, the Ionian Islands, the Cyclades and the Dodekanesos. Its capital is Athens and its main cities are Thessaloniki, Patras, Piraeus, Peristeri, Heraklion and Larissa Kallithea.

Today’s Greece has roots to the ancient Greece, called the cradle of Western civilisation as it gave life to philosophy, democracy, medicine and the famous Olympic Games. The impressive peak of Mount Olympus,… [READ MORE]

Emilia Romagna (Italy)

Emilia Romagna is a region situated in the north-east of Italy, with Bologna as regional capital. Overlooking the Adriatic Sea, Emilia Romagna borders Veneto and Lombardy to the north, Piedmont and Liguria to the West, Tuscany, Marches and the Republic of San Marino to the South.

Emilia Romagna has many beautiful natural and archaeological sites in Ravenna, Modena and Ferrara and are declared World Heritage Sites.

Ravenna was the capital of the Byzantine Empire in Italy, and enjoyed a period of splendor and wealth until the eighth century. This region is dotted with monuments, statues and mosaics recalling the old Christian iconography, featuring breathtaking gold decorations.

The region is known… [READ MORE]