My neighbourhood: A local’s guide to La Calatrava and Cort, Palma de Mallorca

My neighbourhood: A local’s guide to La Calatrava and Cort, Palma de Mallorca

No one knows local life like our guides. That’s why we’ve asked them take us around their favourite ‘hoods and offer their insider tips on seeing the city like a true local. If La Calatrava and Cort sounds like your kind of place, local Mallorca guide Marialaura and her team...

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The complete guide to: Mallorca travel

The complete guide to: Mallorca travel

Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands, located off the east coast of Spain, and it’s one of those destinations that offers something for every type of traveller, from beach bums and foodies, to hikers and cyclists. The island’s beauty comes in many forms so prepare yourself to be...

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Mallorca beyond the beach

Mallorca beyond the beach

Mallorca is big enough to offer numerous activities all year round, but most of our visitors come here for the sun and the beautiful sea. I also enjoy the summer here, but sometimes it’s just too crowed and you really can’t enjoy it. My advice is to travel to Mallorca outside...

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How to make Easter panades (Mallorcan empanadas)

How to make Easter panades (Mallorcan empanadas)

For Easter in Mallorca, we locals follow the old tradition of gathering with family members (typically at our grandparents’ house) to cook empanadas or, as they’re called in Mallorca, panades. We spend the entire festive day around the table and the oven, cooking, eating, and just gossiping about life. Panades are a...

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Like a local: Sailing the seas of Mallorca

Like a local: Sailing the seas of Mallorca

On Mallorca, it’s easy to enjoy almost everything, but if I could pick just one of the best experiences you could have here, it would be to enjoy Mallorca’s crystalline waters aboard a sailing boat. And we’re not just talking about boat tours for tourists. On weekends, locals love to...

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Meet Guillem, the last palmito artisan of Mallorca

Meet Guillem, the last palmito artisan of Mallorca

On Mallorca, as well as a lot of other Mediterranean islands, there are many ancient artisanal traditions that we are at risk of losing. Making and selling handmade products has become harder since so many buyers no longer value the hours of labour required, or they fail to recognise the...

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Like a local: Sustainable fishing on Mallorca

Like a local: Sustainable fishing on Mallorca

At first glance, the artisanal fisherman’s life you see on Mallorca looks romantic. Poetic and almost bucolic — fishing in these beautiful waters aboard a little boat, selling the day’s catch to the best restaurants in Palma, and living a slow food life without any rush, concrete jungles, or traffic...

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24 hours in: Mallorca

24 hours in: Mallorca

Sun, sand, and resorts by the sparkling, blue sea… those are probably the first things that spring to mind when you think of Mallorca. But while a relaxing vacation spent basking in the sun is something that everyone enjoys once in a while, Mallorca has so much more to offer! If...

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A guide to summer festivals in Mallorca

A guide to summer festivals in Mallorca

Mallorcans love summer. We’re always patiently waiting for summer to arrive. We think about summer in the autumn, in the winter, in the fall… it’s on our minds 24/7! It’s a well-known fact that as a society, Mallorcans are summer people. Not because it’s the best time to find work,...

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Things to do in: Mallorca

Things to do in: Mallorca

Cushioned by the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Mallorca is a picturesque island that looks like the backdrop of every Dolce and Gabbana perfume ad. The largest of the Balearic Islands, this popular holiday destination immediately conjures up images of sun, sand, relaxation, and late summer nights spent on...

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