Holy Week in Mallorca

Holy Week is here already It begins this Sunday, 20, with Palm Sunday and lasts until 27, Resurrection Sunday. During the entire week, processions, the Passion and the Nazarenes flood the streets of Spain, and Mallorca is no exception: processions are held in Palma and many towns along with other events to commemorate the death and resurrection … Continue reading Holy Week in Mallorca

What documents do I need to purchase a house in 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?

Saint Valentine’s 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

Sant Antoni and Sant Sebastià: Traditions in Pollença

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

After Christmas: What now?

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?