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Where to eat out on Mallorca if you’re a veggie

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Eat / Food / Mallorcan produce / Michelin / Restaurants / Vegetarian/Vegan / Wine

Vegetarians used to get a pretty rough deal eating out on Mallorca, but things have improved immensely for those who choose not to eat meat or fish (and also for vegans). It’s a far cry from our first experience – in 2004 – of taking some island-visiting veggie friends out for dinner. The two Mallorcan women who ran the coastal village restaurant we visited had always been friendly and helpful in the past and, as […]

Palma’s San Juan Gastronomic Market opens its doors

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Drink / Eat / Food / Mallorcan produce / Markets / Other drinks

The day has arrived when foodies on Mallorca can find out what’s on offer at the new Mercado Gastronómico San Juan. Palma de Mallorca’s first market of its kind echoes similar projects in cities like Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin, and others. It’s a place where you find stalls selling different types of cuisine, which you can take away, eat on the terraces outside, or within the beautifully designed market – perching on stools or standing at […]

Adopt a Mallorcan olive tree

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Eat / Food / Hoteliers / Hotels / Mallorca extra virgin olive oil / Mallorcan produce / Sleep

If I had to name my one indispensable Mallorcan product – apart from the wines! – it would have to be the island’s luscious extra virgin olive oil.  Olive trees first came to Mallorca more than two thousand years ago and today there are thousands of hectares of land devoted to growing the trees. Many of them are more than a hundred years old, and nature and time have sculpted their trunks into living artworks – shapes that further enhance the […]

Review of Son Brull Hotel & Spa, Pollensa

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The Boss and I recently celebrated our anniversary and marked the occasion with a stay at the rurally located Son Brull Hotel & Spa, near Pollensa in the north of Mallorca. It was the third time we had stayed here, and each stay has been off-season. One day we will get to swim in their large outdoor pool and relax afterwards on the surrounding terraces with a long cold drink, wearing one of the Son Brull straw hats they […]