The week in tourism: A UN blow to Spain’s prestige?
Is Spain's image as a global tourism leader in trouble?
The Blog: The risk of the “collapse” of the Balearics
What do you think? Is it a real risk in 30 years?
Enjoying Mallorca: Saint Dominic’s preview - August saints and fiestas
What is the origin of Mallorca's summer fiestas?
The Blog: The silly season that isn’t
One longs for a return to the lazy, hazy days of high summer when Mallorca was on the beach...
Viewpoint: Interpreting the data
"The bare facts are useful, but knowing what lies behind them would be more so"
Spotlight North: Mayor demands 24-hour health centre for Can Picafort
The health centre in Can Picafort was unexpectedly closed last Sunday
Spotlight North: Pollensa memories - the festival and the black market
Photos and posters prove that the festival rightly deserves its reputation as one of Mallorca’s most important cultural events.
Spotlight North: How many supermarkets does any one place need?
There are six substantial supermarkets for what is a regular population of 20,000...
Viewpoint: Vaccination slowing down?
The vaccination programme on the islands did most certainly speed up, but it now appears to be slowing.
The Blog: Self-criticism and the wildness of Covid
Do risk-based restrictions make sense in Mallorca nowadays? What do you think?
The week in tourism - Spain’s missing millions
Spain is on amber for at least the next three weeks - Are Spanish expectations for tourism recovery too optimistic? Also how infectious are tourists?
Viewpoint: The new economic model
"The Balearic government is still demanding a more favourable regional financing deal"
Viewpoint: The population challenge
"In the past thirty years, the Balearic population has increased by just over 70% to 1.21 million."
Can we ever know our beloved Majorcans?
This book provides a more historical perspective in trying to explain the Mallorcan character.
When it was Americans who behaved badly in Mallorca
In the US, public opinion was scandalised by press reporting of the case.
Enjoying Mallorca: Alcudia Bay - wrecks and obelisks
There is much to be discovered in the sea around the island and especially in the bay of Alcudia.
Viewpoint: Reactivation - but how real is it?
It will take several quarters yet for there to be genuine talk of reactivation.
Enjoy Mallorca: Palma’s summer fiestas one hundred years ago
The summer 1921 fiestas had essentially therefore been about having fun!!
The Blog: How hot do you want it?
How will climate change affect Mallorca in the coming decades?
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