A guide to the best Mallorca hotels from great value apartments to the ultimate in luxury on this picturesque Spanish island in the Mediterranean.
Top 16 things to see and do, eat and drink in Mallorca
Fabulous food, great wines, a stunning cathedral, picturesque hill-top villages and dramatic cliffs plunging into electric blue seas; there are so many reasons to fall in love with Mallorca. Here is my top 12 of things to see, eat and drink in Mallorca.
How we planned our eco-friendly honeymoon
From finding the right hotel to embracing the local culture, here are my top tips for enjoying an eco-friendly honeymoon.
Top 10 Things to See & Do, Eat & Drink in Menorca
With sumptuous seafood, great wine and gin, a fascinating ancient history, miles of stunning coastline and more beaches than Mallorca, the unspoilt island of Menorca has it all.
A walk through time in Ciutadella de Menorca
As I wander around the historic old quarter of Ciutadella, past majestic peach coloured buildings, historic squares and through a maze of narrow alleys ways, I catch a glimpse of the turbulent history of the Spanish island of Menorca thanks to my guide. Luis tells...
Where and what to eat and drink in Menorca
My guide to finding the best food and drink in Menorca from the freshest seafood and delicious cheeses to the finest wine and traditionally produced gin.
Video: The enchanting island of Menorca
Menorca is an island of stunning land and seascapes, from the electric blue waters lapping at the feet of the southern cliffs or meadows bursting with colour to the rugged wild beauty of the slate-like rock formations of the S’Albufera des Grau Natural Park. Reminders...
Finding my Nirvana in Mallorca
Earlier this year I spent a wonderful weekend in Mallorca, an island that I love. My visit this time may have only been brief but it was a real treat staying at what I now consider to be the best spa hotel in Mallorca, if not the whole of Spain, Hotel BonSol. A gem of...
As the sun was sinking low in the sky and a golden light spread across the vines, Monica welcomed us to the Ca'n Vidalet winery in northern Mallorca, Spain. They had just finished harvesting this year's grapes that very day and walking around the vineyard in the warm...
Lamb, slowly roasted in an ancient stone oven until it falls off the bone and sobrasada, a spicy spreadable sausage, smeared over crusty bread and drizzled in honey are just two of the local dishes that you should look out for on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca...
Discovering Mallorca on the Isabel Maria
I awoke on my first morning in the Spanish islands of Mallorca to a clear blue sky and the warmth of October sunshine. The sea outside my window was calm and inviting. As I ate my breakfast on the Hotel Illa d'Or's seaside terrace, a beautiful vintage yacht moored up...
The stylish Hotel Illa d’Or on Mallorca, the island of gold
Hotel Illa d’Or, by the water’s edge, with a stunning view of the bay of Porto Pollensa, this is the perfect base from which to explore northern Mallorca.
A glimpse of the authentic Ibiza: quiet villages, stunning scenery and traditional cuisine
While Ibiza is now recognized as one of Europe’s most popular party capitals, the island first attracted tourists because of its stunning natural beauty and relaxing, laid back atmosphere. Despite its modern image, there is still plenty to offer anyone interested in...