The islands of the Mediterranean have captured human imagination since the beginning of time. The following six Mediterranean islands, often overlooked by outsiders, epitomize the distinctiveness of the region’s history, culture, cuisine and natural beauty.
The Basics Country: Cyprus Where is it: Cyprus is located in the Middle East, and is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey. Why do people go here: As with most islands in the Mediterranean, Cyprus’ big draw are its beaches. Coastal towns are popular holiday destinations, although the tense political situation has [...]