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Serra de Tramuntana

The Serra de Tramuntana Mountain Range is the largest natural park and nature reserve on Mallorca and is well known for its indescribable beauty and spectacular scenery. It stretches from its most southern point on the west coast at Sant Elm to the most northern point on the north east coast at Cap de Formentor. The region covers an area of …

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Out and About in Mallorca

I am sure we all recognise that an easy way to negotiate ourselves around tourist destinations or from one sightseeing hotspot to another is by hire car, taxi or even bicycle. Public transport systems are often overlooked as being either too inconvenient or difficult to use. On Mallorca this couldn’t be further from the truth! Mallorca has an excellent, efficient …

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A brief history of Pollença

Situated on the northeast coast of Mallorca, Pollença is made up of three areas of population, Pollença itself, Port de Pollença and Cala Sant Vicenç. It is one of the most beautiful areas on the Island comprising steep mountains and deep valleys, beautiful beaches and sea views, wonderful countryside and quaint cobbled streets with medieval architecture. The region is rich …

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Homes by the Med – the new Channel 4 Series

Above photo courtesy of dangelophotography.es True North, the highly successful independent film production company based in Leeds has produced a series of six programmes entitled ‘Homes by the Med’ which is being shown on Channel 4 and More 4. The series is presented by Charlie Luxton, the well-known Australian architectural designer and TV presenter regularly seen on programmes ‘Building the Dream’ …

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The Night Manager and its link to Mallorcan Fine Dining

Now that the dust has settled on the final gripping episode of the BBC’s ‘The Night Manager’ and arms dealer Richard Roper, played by English actor Hugh Laurie (House, Blackadder, Jeeves and Wooster) has got his just desserts, perhaps it’s time to look back and appreciate some of the glamorous and iconic locations used in what has been described in …

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Annual Pollença Wine Fair

This weekend (16th and 17th April) sees the 12th annual Pollença Wine Fair which is held in the Santa Domingo Cloister, Pollença. The event attracts wine aficionados and amateur enthusiasts in large numbers and is one of the most popular wine events in Mallorca. Wine was introduced on to the Island by the Romans in around 100BC and was produced, …

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Key locations from The Night Manager in Mallorca

Many viewers will have been very surprised to see these somewhat less well known areas of Mallorca, being more familiar with the frequent media images of drunken, debauched European youths cavorting throughout the bars of Magaluf on the south west of the Island. Fortaleza Estate A key location used in the filming is the beautiful 17th century fort of the …

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