At the very tip of south-west Portugal lies the last wild coast in Europe, an untouched, wind-whipped surfer enclave, where the crashing waves drown out the hubbub of the world, says Condé Nast Traveller’s Paul Richardson.
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.
New York Times bestseller!No money? No problem. You can start packing your bags for that trip you've been dreaming a lifetime about.For more than half a decade, Matt Kepnes (aka Nomadic Matt) has been showing readers of his enormously popular trav.