All posts tagged: Palma

Visiting Mallorca in 2022?

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Eat / Sleep

What are you looking forward to in 2022? We’re longing to see family members and friends visiting Mallorca again. One of our greatest pleasures with foodie friends who visit is sharing food and drink experiences. And we’ve discovered quite a few different places we think friends would enjoy. Although we’re usually spontaneous when it comes to eating out plans, we do have a fabulous dinner ahead that we’re really excited about. Our great friends Duncan […]

Hotel Review: Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf

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Hotels / Sleep

Strictly speaking, this hotel is called the Sheraton Mallorca Arabella Golf Hotel – but taxi drivers will know where you mean if you ask for “the Sheraton”. If you get a newbie, it’s on the Son Vida estate, just outside Palma. The longer-than-convenient hotel name reminds me of my former days of doing PR for Holiday Inn Worldwide (EMEA). When they acquired the famous Midland Hotel in Manchester (where Rolls and Royce met in 1904 and formed […]

Spain’s New Year Grapes Tradition

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Tonight, as we say goodbye to 2013 and welcome in the New Year, we’ll be taking part in a Spanish tradition that’s more than a century old. All over Mallorca, the Spanish mainland and other islands, Latin America and Hispanic communities around the world, as midnight is striking, we’ll be gulping down one grape for each of the dozen chimes. These are the lucky grapes – las uvas de la suerte – and by methodically […]