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.

10 Cheeses Worth Traveling For

From smooth gouda to sharp Roquefort, cheeses around the world are as varied as the locations they originated from. True cheese-lovers will need to make honorary pilgrimages to all of these locales to enjoy an authentic tasting experience.