Everyone knows about the love story between the British and Spain. It is an open secret. The aim is not to hide it: love should not be hidden. One of the places where this love is felt the deepest is in Mallorca. The British have enjoyed a love affair with the sunniest areas on the … Continue reading The British love Spain and Mallorca
What documents do I need to buy a house in Spain if I’m a foreigner? The answer to this question is very simple: it is compulsory to have one’s Número de Identidad de Extranjeros, commonly called a “NIE” (pronounced “nee-ay”). What is the NIE? The NIE is the identification number for foreigners, a personal, unique and exclusive … Continue reading What documents do I need to purchase a house in Mallorca?
The 14th of February is quickly approaching and we’d like to help you ensure a success on one of those few days of the year you mustn’t forget about: Saint Valentine. If you wish to definitively conquer that special person you just met, or if what you wish to do is enliven the flame of … Continue reading Saint Valentine’s in Mallorca
In 2015 The Times named Palma de Mallorca as the best city in the world to live in, because “it has everything” and “in an accessible manner”. We of course already new that the island of Mallorca was one of the favourite destinations of British people, but what has now led them to crown its capital as … Continue reading Palma de Mallorca: 7 reasons to enjoy it
Pollença is a municipality in the north of Mallorca located between the sea-line and the mountain range Serra de Tramuntana. It is this setting that gives the town its character: its well-preserved nature, its old town-centre, its mannerisms, accent and of course, its traditional festivities. It is during those celebrations most deeply-rooted in Pollença, that one … Continue reading Sant Antoni and Sant Sebastià: Traditions in Pollença
So the Christmas holidays are over. We have gotten through family dinners, office parties and nights out, secret Santas… and all kinds of other traditional celebrations. If you didn’t choke on the new year’s eve grapes and managed to survive it all this year, you’ll be asking yourself: so what now? Is it really possible … Continue reading After Christmas: What now?
The Winter solstice comes on December 21st, yet the cold has been with us for some weeks already and has made its way into our bones by then. And although it’s easy to say on a throttling Summer day that we miss the winter-time, the fact is we are never quite ready for it when … Continue reading Prepare your house for winter
Purchasing a property is a process: from the moment you decide to take the step until you can view the house as your home, there are quite a few stages to go through. And if you are buying a house abroad, it gets a little more complicated: due to language, differences in legislation… So this … Continue reading Buying a house in Spain: Guidelines for foreigners
Maybe it’s because this is the township that hosted our birth or perhaps because it’s full with stories to be told, or maybe it’s its lovely cobbled streets. For whatever reason: Pollença is our favourite village in Mallorca. And we’re not alone, as thousands of tourists visit its beaches every summer, filling Puerto de Pollença, … Continue reading Pollensa in Autumn: The Artisanal Trade Fair
Not yet persuaded by the previous 5 reasons to buy a house in Mallorca? Well here you have another 5 to help tip the balance in favour of the greatest of the Balearics. Traditional Cuisine One need really say no more than pure 100% Mediterranean diet. Flavour-filled and healthy food you will love, and besides the … Continue reading 5 reasons (extra) to buy a house in Mallorca