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My favourite place in Mallorca: Esporles

What to say about Mallorca that has not already been commented on in some article? Being from this wonderful island, I could give you an infinite list of favourite places or sites that have a certain meaning in my life, because they are part of a memory, because I love eating there or because it…

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How are Lent and Easter celebrated in Mallorca?

Our culture is still very marked by celebrations related to Catholic customs: Christmas, the Three Wise Men, Carnival, Lent and of course, Easter. In this article we are going to focus on how Mallorcans celebrate Lent and Easter:  The Lent in Mallorca During Lent, tradition dictates that you cannot eat meat. How come?  The time of…

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Top 3 things to do in Palma

A short stay in the city? Long weekend ahoy? Do you want to make the most of your scape to Palma? Here we give you our top 3 activities and places to see! Visiting the Cathedral of Mallorca Although it may sound like a cliché, the Cathedral of Mallorca is one of the emblems of…

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“My life in Santa Catalina” by Izaskun.

Santa Catalina used to be a fisherman village, out of the walls of the Old Town of Palma. Located on the west side of the city and close to the sea, this neighbourhood was…

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3 vegan restaurants that you cannot miss in Palma

Veganism is a way of life that rejects the exploitation of animals and the consumption of products derived from it, such as meat, fish, dairy, egg, honey, wool, leather and any other product involving animal abuse. Unfortunately, Spain is not an easy place where to practice this ethic as we love beef and pork –…

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Hiking in Mallorca: yes, please!

Sun. Breeze. Laidback environment. Blue skies. Green mountains.  –I am D O W N for it– and I am pretty sure you are, too.  In the beautiful island of Mallorca, we are lucky enough to have all of it: the Tramuntana Mountains (Natural Heritage protected by the UNESCO) on the western side, the breath-taking coastline…

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Celebrate Women of the World, every day.

8th of March. A day marked in the calendar. A day that aims to give voice to an issue that is permanent and that is part of our day-to-day reality.  On the International Women’s Day, people (because yes, it’s not only a matter that involves women) stand up and make more visible the goals that…

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Happy ‘Dia de les Illes Balears’!

You may be wondering what ‘Dia de les Illes Balears’ means. I got you. Literally translated means ‘Balearic Islands Day’. Easy, right?  Today is a special day. Mallorca and our sister islands (Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera and Cabrera) are celebrating the day that became a self-contained autonomus community in 1986. Since then, every year on each…

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Special days to visit Mallorca: Traditions and Festivities

Some of the most emblematic events in the city of Palma have to do with religious celebrations that are still celebrated. Below is a list of events and traditions that are worth seeing and enjoying and we think are also a cause to find your “best time to travel to Mallorca”.    December 31st –…

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Carnival in Mallorca

What’s Carnival? What’s its origin? Why we celebrate it?  Carnival is a celebration that takes place immediately before of Lent, that actually starts on Ash Wednesday. That is, the carnival is actually a holiday-related to the Catholic faith. Well, yes and no!  The carnival is, quite possibly, the pagan festival that most people celebrate and…

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