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Jessika Ekman
Jessika Ekman

With +20 years in Mallorca Swedish born Jessika consider herself Mallorquin at heart. Event business owner, wedding celebrant and a keen writer. Jessika is a keen writer she has her own column in Mallorca Bulletin, the island only English-speaking newspaper, where she keeps up with the Scandinavian community on the island. She loves to help entrepreneurs and newcomers to find their place in Mallorca.

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For Laura...

This week in Nordic Spotlight, Jessika writes about her youngest daughter who has a hearing disability and how cochlear implants have changed her life.

Jessika Ekman 16/01/2022 09:00

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A New Year in Mallorca

One of the things that makes my mood better is a warm home and it’s not so easy on Mallorca in January.

Jessika Ekman 09/01/2022 08:20

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A Swede who talks Mallorcan

This week in Nordic Spotlight: We meet a Swedish born actor who lives in Porreres and speaks Mallorcan perfectly.

Jessika Ekman 02/01/2022 10:00

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Nordic Spotlight: Meet the Suta family

This week in Nordic Spotlight: We speak to Åsa Suta, one of the families who took a big step in 2021 and decided Mallorca is the place they want to call home from now.

Jessika Ekman 26/12/2021 09:30

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No Swiss Fondue for me this December!

This week in Nordic Spotlight: Here we are still one week to go and I think we have everything we need to make this a memorable one.

Jessika Ekman 19/12/2021 10:28

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A Mallorcan who works with Santa Claus!

We wish Pedro good luck in Laponia this Christmas.

Jessika Ekman 12/12/2021 09:37

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Binivista winery

"When I first moved to Mallorca in 1999 I had a dream to make my own wine."

Jessika Ekman 05/12/2021 09:59

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“My son’s life depends on blood transfusions”

This week in Nordic Spotlight, Jessika talks to Maria from Finland who is “so grateful to the Spanish health system.”

Jessika Ekman 28/11/2021 11:26

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The worst advice ever!

This week in Nordic Spotlight: Find out what happened this month and meet a Swedish singer who came to the island to try her luck seventeen years ago.

Jessika Ekman 21/11/2021 09:00

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Hike in Mallorca

Discover Mallorca in the best way possible!

Jessika Ekman 14/11/2021 08:42

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To leave or not to leave

This week in Nordic Spotlight: Like so many others I have been sitting at home the past 18 months without leaving the island.

Jessika Ekman 07/11/2021 10:35

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Rialto Living: the Swedish concept store

This week Jessika Ekman met with one of the owners of Rialto Living lifestyle concept store.

Jessika Ekman 25/10/2021 10:23

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Mallorca and its fairs and fiestas

This week in Nordic Spotlight: Celebrating fiestas on Mallorca and chatting to a very colourful Danish artist that paints on the island.

Jessika Ekman 17/10/2021 10:00

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A vacation surprise in Mallorca!

This week in Nordic Spotlight: "Chaos broke out in the hotel when Mats came running down the stairs asking for help"

Jessika Ekman 10/10/2021 10:00

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Nordic Spotlight: “We do what we love - so we love what we do”

This week I was invited to Puerto Andratx for a new shop opening KAYnBEE.

Jessika Ekman 03/10/2021 10:00

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Nordic Spotlight: Speedfitness Boutique: CoachLotta

This week, Jessica spoke to one of the Nordic personal trainers on the island, Swedish Lotta Asmussen.

Jessika Ekman 26/09/2021 10:00

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Nordic Spotlight: Mallorcan Hierbas with Nuria Basilio

This week Jessika visits Valldemossa and helps a friend with a Hierbas/Herbs workshop.

Jessika Ekman 19/09/2021 11:00

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Nordic Spotlight: From Stockholm to Palma

The goal is to raise 3500€: one euro for each km they bike to get to Mallorca from Sweeden.

Jessika Ekman 13/09/2021 14:19

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Nordic Spotlight: Circle Carbon

What's Christer Söderberg's incredible project in an old greenhouse in Mallorca?

Jessika Ekman 06/09/2021 11:49