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Make sure your passports are in order to avoid any last minute disappointments.


Ultimate guide to making sure your British passport is in order to travel to the Balearics

Customers looking to travel and needing a new passport must allow up to ten weeks of processing time for new and renewed passports.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter22/03/2023 10:42

Santa Ponsa beach.


Getting ready for the summer: These are your 'Smoke Free Beaches' in Calvia

Spectacular views, fine white sand, clear blue waters... and no smoke blowing in your face!

Ashlee Caliz21/03/2023 11:33


Mostra de Cuines: Calvia gastronomic event takes off April 7

Many establishments also offer the possibility of Take Away so that you can take the menu home with you.

Ashlee Caliz20/03/2023 16:15

Tourists walking through Soller and on the tram


Paying the price in Soller

“A price rise to 8 euros for a one-way ticket on the Soller Train is eye watering...”

Shirley Roberts20/03/2023 15:56

Pollensa's Half Marathon


Pollensa Half Marathon again affected by police dispute

At time of writing, the 2023 half marathon on April 2 is not happening.

Andrew Ede20/03/2023 14:08

Learing languages


Lost in Translation

But part of the fun with learning any new language are the mistakes which you are invariably going to make along the way.

Peter Clover20/03/2023 13:52

Steve Aoki & Galantis - Hungry Heart ft. Hayley Kiyoko [Official Music Video]


Big names coming to BCM this summer

BCM will be open over Easter.

Ashlee Caliz20/03/2023 11:35

Jaume Vaquer, president of the Asociación de Empresas Náuticas de Baleares, the Balearic Association of Nautical Businesses (AENIB)


Balearic nautical industry wants everybody on board for a steady future

“It’s all very well taxing the rich to cover the region’s deficit but if the millionaires did not come each year with their yachts, my company, for example, and many others, would neither be able to exist and generate important revenue for the local economy nor employ the thousands of people working in the industry."

Humphrey Carter19/03/2023 10:50

Ryanair plane


Demands for greater Spanish government control of the residents' discount system

It is argued that increased fares since the discount was raised have led to the possible elimination of a general 75% discount.

Andrew Ede17/03/2023 09:34

Every year Calvia gets ready for their annual Saint Patrick Day celebrations


The Patrick who controlled Mallorca

Patrick Lawless became Patricio Laules y Briaen, a servant of the King of Spain.

Andrew Ede16/03/2023 14:16

Passengers at Palma Son Sant Joan Airport, Mallorca


Fears that Balearic residents' travel discount could be scrapped

A change could see a fixed discount for each route being adopted instead.

Andrew Ede16/03/2023 09:08

Palace de Muro Hotel in Playa de Muro, Mallorca


Top Playa de Muro hotel sold to U.S. giant

Globalia have sold their Be Live hotel chain.

Andrew Ede15/03/2023 18:20

United will be offering more flights between North America and Palma this summer.


United States to Palma direct flight ready for take-off

United transported more than 9,600 American tourists to Palma last summer

Humphrey Carter15/03/2023 14:41