Today, Friday 13 July, the summer officially begins in Pollença. Today we have “les votacions”, to choose the main characters of the Moors and Christians battle of La Patrona de Pollença! For this festivity everyone gathers in the Joan March gardens to democratically elect the locals that will represent Joan Mas, Dragut and his henchmen, and the old Pollença Town … Continue reading La Patrona: summer festivities in Pollença old town
Friday the 22nd of December is the Winter solstice: the starting shot for the winter in Mallorca and the rest of the world. Although it may seem that the summer time’s most desirable island now has little to offer, the fact is Mallorca in winter is a real paradise too… This year 2017 has been … Continue reading Mallorca in Winter: weather and what to do
“How to get around Mallorca?” Many tourists visiting the island for the first time ask themselves this question when planning their trip… And, while in Mallorca it’s sometimes best to improvise and see where the wind takes you, in organising your arrival (and departure) from Palma airport one should take a moment and consider the … Continue reading Palma Airport: How to get around it?
An hotel? Bed & Breakfast? Hostel?… There are more options every day in choosing where to spend your holiday in Mallorca and it’s getting harder to make up your mind. To that end, we explain why you should rent a holiday villa in Mallorca to fully enjoy your stay. Reasons to rent a holiday villa in Mallorca: … Continue reading why renting a holiday villa in Mallorca?
Planning a holiday in Mallorca? Have you looked for recommendations and keep finding the same places over and over again? In this article we advise you as to other places you should mark on your map of Mallorca, besides La Seu, Castell de Bellver, Valldemossa or Formentor, of course. Some places that should be circled … Continue reading Map of Mallorca: 8 places you should circle
More and more people visiting us now wish to see more than just a part of the island: they want to explore it, delve into the country roads and discover charming little havens. In a nutshell, what they want is a road trip in Mallorca. Whether it’s summer or winter, a road trip in Mallorca … Continue reading Road Trip in Mallorca: How to get around the island
What could be better than some sunny days, warm temperatures and the beach in the Mallorcan Summer time? Enjoying Mallorca in Winter! The island made its name world-wide as a holiday destination but those who know it well are very aware that its best enjoy in the off season… This is why the Balearic Islands … Continue reading Mallorca in Winter: the other Mallorca is #BetterInWinter
The Cathedral of Palma de Mallorca, known as La Seu, is among the most visited landmarks in the city and across the island. But there are three days each year when La Seu is a real must-see. One is on the 24th of December for the Song of the Sybil (Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity) and … Continue reading “Spectacle of the eight” at La Seu Cathedral
While the weather in Mallorca is described as being “always sunny and warm” by our northern European visitors, the fact is that the weather in Mallorca is quite varied depending on the time of the year and one would do well to follow certain pieces of advice to avoid the weather’s unwelcome surprises, since after all, … Continue reading Weather in Mallorca: information and advice
Each year thousands of Europeans travel to Mallorca in order to put their passion into action: the sport of cycling. The numbers are increasing year-by-year, among those visiting the island for training reasons, in preparation for competition season, as professionals, or simply to enjoy riding on the island’s roads. But, what is it that attracts … Continue reading Cycling in Mallorca? Pollensa is the ideal place!