Majada del Lentiscus – The Melians of Sotogrande, Spain

Majada del Lentiscus – The Melians of Sotogrande, Spain

An enterprising Filipino family find El Dorado along the Mediterranean’s sweeping coast. Built in 1966, their home has an old colonial feel with high ceilings, myriad windows and a collection of rare Ming pottery. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to...
Sotogrande, Spain: Paradise Reconstructed

Sotogrande, Spain: Paradise Reconstructed

Take a small chunk of desolate Spanish sierra, add a sprinkler system and what do you get? By 2003, Sotogrande was unarguably the most exclusive, up-market golfing resort in Europe. Become a member of Turtle’s History Library to access all areas, €12/year...
Tenerirfe – The Island of Lost Arms & Comedy Seals

Tenerirfe – The Island of Lost Arms & Comedy Seals

Tenerife ain’t the sort of place you’d generally associate with snow. Nor would you particularly expect penguins to hang out there. But much is not as it seems on this, the largest of the seven Canary Islands, pitched out in the Atlantic Ocean, 275km off...