A concerned reader has sent us a letter to get the message out there that Mallorca is open for business and tourists are welcome!
Frank Leavers gives some basic rules on how to speak in public to avoid being terrified by the experience.
"Christmas and New Year will not be the same in Mallorca, but it’s not the end of the world.."
“The idea of Europe actually defending itself is almost laughable at the moment.."
Several readers comment on the new requirement to have a PCR test prior to arriving to the island. Here is what they say.
Learning English should be less difficult than Spanish or French, it has simpler and fewer rules, but at the same time there are words and phrases difficult for newcomers.
This week our columnist Frank Leavers tells us what his thoughts are on Covid-19 and all its works.
"PCR tests are now obligatory for foreign travellers coming to Spain, what about residents?"
“Regulations which are being introduced could knock the stuffing out of Christmas..”
A reader shares us how he went to various testing sites in the UK to see how long it takes to get the result for Covid-19.
"The coronavirus vaccination programme will therefore be akin to that for the flu.."
“World governments now just have to convince the public about the vaccines..”
Why is Sir Lewis Hamilton not treated as one of Britain's greatest ever sportsmen and the BBC shadows the Princess Diana’s epic interview in 1995.
A reader has had to cancel their usual trip out for Christmas and the New Year.
“We have a golden opportunity to finally sort out the issue of Calle Punta Ballena in Magalluf..”
A reader thanks the Balearic Government for their help regarding Brexit and another reader is trying to communicate with the Track and Trace people but is not getting any anywhere!
"The lockdowns have given time for people to reflect on life and travel may change.."
“Spanish government helping British citizens get their paperwork in order..”
One of our readers gives a point into being aware to the surroundings for extra protection.
"It could appear that every day brings new restrictions but the Balearics has a plan.."
“Spending more on defence might help revive the manufacturing industry...”
Rapid antigen tests are the type of test that many in the tourism industry now want for travellers from their points of origin.
How can a region so dependent on tourism fail its English language test?
“This year a large number of British expats will be spending Christmas on the island...”
Today our columnist Frank Leavers tells us what the reality is on the streets of Mallorca.
"With Christmas looming and no certain future, young Europeans are heading home.."
“Full marks, yet again, to the Spanish authorities for making our life easier...”