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Nocturna en sa Torre des verger (Torre de ses ànimes)

THE GARDENS OF RAIXA - A PARADISE IN MAJORCA

Raixa consists of a manor (also known as <i>P</i><i>osessió</i> in the local dialect, Mallorquín) of Arab origin at the foot of the beautiful Sierra de Tramuntana, …

10 Spanish Driving Laws Expats May Not Realise

The king’s garden: S’Hort del Rei - Estilo Palma

In February, Palma is like a beautiful woman wearing no make-up on her day off. The sky’s blue is rather a shade of light grey, and the tall plane …

Cala Ratjada's promenade of art Cala Ratjada | Mallorca Spotlight

The picturesque resort of Cala Ratjada over on the rugged east coast of Mallorca is certainly getting a well deserved reputation for giant art …

James Martin's Palma de Majorca: 'Get off the beaten track to understand the city'

Why Palma?<p>For those visitors to Majorca who have never ventured beyond Magaluf, Palma is a real eye-opener and demonstrates there’s more to the island than clubs, bars and all-day English breakfasts. The depth of history and culture often takes visitors by surprise: it boasts the island’s best …

New parking for Es Trenc Campos | Mallorca Spotlight

The stunningly beautiful coastline of Mallorca near the Salinas salt pans is rightly an enormous draw for visitors from near and far who want to …

Sa Dragonera Natural Park

Dragonera is an island situated off the south west of Mallorca only accessible by a 20 minute boat or ferry journey from the coastal town of Sant …

River deep, mountain high: Puig de L’Ofre - Estilo Palma

Spring is not only high season for cycling, it’s also my favorite hiking time. Before the summer haze sets in, the air is still clear, the views are …

5 Places To Visit In Majorca

Despite being an island, Majorca has a lot to offer and a big variety of landscapes, cities and things to do. You can find <b>mountains, some of the best</b> …

Chopin, the Nazis, and the Spanish Piano by Dr Paul Kildea

ca. 1913 Wanda Landowska, at a piano she bought in Paris<p>We believe this edited extract from the Miegunyah Lecture 2016, Chopin’s Piano: A Path …

Five Stunning Wild Beaches In Majorca

I recently came back from an amazing holiday spent in wild Majorca. Yes, I said wild. Although the island is a popular tourist destination, there are …

Top 10 Things To Do In Palma de Mallorca

Palma de Mallorca is the main city on the island of… Mallorca what a surprise -and it’s also my home. Mallorca is known for it’s beautiful beaches, …

Palma Attractions: The Caves of Genoa Palma de Mallorca | Mallorca Spotlight

Lurking underneath one of Palma's quite well to do areas, you'll find an underground world of stalagmites, stalactites and interconnecting galleries …

Mallorca, Spain

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What to do in Santanyi, the market and the coves

Santanyi is the southernmost municipality in Mallorca, 50 km from the capital Palma. It has a population of 14,500 spread over 12 areas and includes …

Visiting Joan Miró’s Creative Refuge in Mallorca

In between the sun, sea, sand and freshly caught seafood that comprise the Balearic Islands experience, there’s also artistic inspiration to be found. Mallorcaa top tourist destination for Britshas its share of embarrassing headlines featuring overzealous young partiers, but there’s a reason …

Art

1 Year in Mallorca - what I've learned so far...

1. Mallorca is the most <b>beautiful</b> place I've ever lived.<p>2. Which is why <b>over 13 million guiris visit every year</b>. Guiri means foreigner. More …

Mallorca, Spain: Cycling Camp & Sipping! (PHOTOS)

My jacket fluttered in the cool March breeze as I swooshed down and around the tight hairpin turn. Then feathered my bicycle brakes to slow speed, leaning into the next twisty curve. I snuck a glimpse at the rippling turquoise sea below, wedged between jagged limestone mountains sprouting from …

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Porto on a plate: a perfect day in Portugal's food capital

When it comes to talent in the kitchen, Porto knows few rivals in Portugal. With the Atlantic on its doorstep, the Douro vineyards rolling east and the Trás-os-Montes producing smoked meats in its <i>fumeiros</i> and tangy cheeses <i>-</i> the city cherry picks the finest regional produce.<p>So loosen the belt and …

Sausages

Douro holidays: Journey to the heart of Portugal

In a restaurant on the banks of the Douro River, in the tiny hamlet of Pochino, I was lunching with my new best friend, the mayor. There were only four tables and no menu, which was fine because Julinha – proprietor, chef, waitress and raconteur – seemed to know exactly what I wanted the moment I …

Ten things to do in Porto, Portugal

<i>Portugal’s second city offers endless possibilities.<br>Here for a weekend break? Check out my ten top tips.</i><p>1. Hostel or hotel?<p>Budget usually dictates …

Two days in Porto

People are proportionally warm to the mild climate and are very known for their hospitality. Porto has good accesses and is connected to most …

Contemporary Architecture in Porto

If José Marques da Silva (1869-1947) shaped the physiognomy of the city in the beginning of the 20th century and transformed its landscape way beyond …

3 Days in Lisbon

Portugal's capital city is no longer an under-the-radar travel destination, with its historic beauty serving as a backdrop for modern art, cuisine, and boutiques<p><b>Day 1</b><p>One thing strikes every first-time visitor to Lisbon: It's way too calm for a capital. People are in no rush, streets smell like …

Taste of Lisbon: classic dishes and culinary surprises on a foodie tour

It's not all salt cod and custard tarts in Portugal's capital. From workers' cafes to gourmet tapas, seafront kiosks to a smart wine bar, <b>Isabel Choat</b> samples the best of Lisbon's food and drink<p>'We have snails," declared the sign in the Mercado da Ribeira. Sure enough the stall was piled with net …

Cutting-edge Lisbon

New York, London, Paris, Milan? Move over funky fashion capitals of the world, Lisbon is the place to be. The city's cutting-edge fashion and design haunts are luring visitors who are after more than a souvenir magnet of a custard tart and a vintage tram.<p>While Lisbon has been known for its music …

Discover the Green Side of Lisbon

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Anyone who’s visited Lisbon can easily reel off the prerequisite activities: listening to melancholic Fado music, hopping aboard an old tram straining up a steep incline, climbing the ramparts of the old Moorish Castelo de São Jorge, visiting the Belem district with its …