Top 16 things to see and do, eat and drink in Mallorca

Top 16 things to see and do, eat and drink in Mallorca

Fabulous food, great wines, a stunning cathedral, picturesque hill-top villages, beautiful beaches and dramatic cliffs plunging into electric blue seas; there are plenty of things to do in Mallorca, one of Spain’s most beautiful islands. I’ve visited this...
How we planned our eco-friendly honeymoon

How we planned our eco-friendly honeymoon

Romantic meals by the water’s edge, swimming, and snorkeling in the warm blue sea from our hotel’s private beach, exploring the island and wandering around the capital of Palma, all without leaving a huge carbon footprint, our eco-friendly honeymoon in...
Finding my Nirvana in Mallorca

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...
Drinking Mallorca!

Drinking Mallorca!

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...
Eating Mallorca!

Eating Mallorca!

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

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...
The stylish Hotel Illa d’Or on Mallorca, the island of gold

The stylish Hotel Illa d’Or on Mallorca, the island of gold

Golden olive oils, stone cottages in honey hues, mellow yellow wines from autumn vineyards bathed in a golden light – Mallorca in Spain well suits its name of ‘La Isla de Oro’, the Isle of Gold, as penned by writers and poets in the early 20th...

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