The Unbelievable True Story of the Would-Be King of the Canary Islands

From rugged hikes around volcanic craters on La Palma to kitesurfing, windsurfing or diving on Fuerteventura—or perhaps just lazing about on the beaches of Gran Canaria—these islands offer a diversity of recreational fun and Spanish culture. Yet the Canaries weren’t always in the hands of the mighty Spanish.

Cook Like Nonna: Europe’s Top 10 Cooking Classes

Whether you end up stuffing grape leaves in Crete, perfecting French “mother sauces” in Paris, or plating sous-vide eggs in San Sebastian, the tips you’ll glean from expert instructors are priceless souvenirs.