SPANISH NATIONAL LOTTERY VISITS MALLORCA/A SPECIAL WINTER RAFFLE/LOTTERY TICKET DEDICATED TO MIRO

SPANISH NATIONAL LOTTERY VISITS MALLORCA /  A SPECIAL WINTER RAFFLE/LOTTERY TICKET DEDICATED TO MIRO Tomorrow, Saturday 11th January, the  national lottery visits Mallorca, Palma will  held in the special national lottery  winter raffle. Ten series with 100000 lottery tickets each, had  been issued, and each lottery ticket is illustrated with the work of the famous painter Joan Miró, as you all …

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NEULES A TYPICAL MAJORCAN CHRISTMAS DECORATION –A REAL ARTWORK-MAJORCAN WAFERS

NEULES A TYPICAL MAJORCAN CHRISTMAS DECORATION –A REAL ARTWORK-MAJORCAN WAFERS If you decide to visit Mallorca by Christmas, these days you will find  in Mallorca , many churches and nativity scenes decorated with the typical Mallorcan Neules. Surely many times we have wondered which is the origin of this peculiar ornament associated to Mallorcan Christmas. Anciently these Neules were edible, …

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PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES

PUIG SANTA MAGDALENA-MAJORCAN LANDSCAPES-INCREDIBLE PLACES Every year, my parents come to Mallorca to absorb some sun and warmth and forget about the rain and the cold of Belgium. As usually, when they arrive on the island, it starts to rain. I sincerely believe the Government of the Balearic Islands should offer them a free stay in Mallorca in times of …

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THE QUEEN OF MALLORCAN SAUSAGES «SOBRASSADA»-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY

THE QUEEN OF MALLORCAN SAUSAGES «SOBRASSADA»-MAJORCAN GASTRONOMY Its amazing to see how many proverbs have to deal with old  traditions and customs. The Spanish proverb “ a todo cerdo le llega su San Martin” refers to St Martin of Tours. Celebrated the 11th  of November, it was a reference to know when  was the time to do the  slaughter of …

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MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER

MAJORCAN GIANTS-MAJORCAN FOLKLORE-GIANTS ENCOUNTER-MAJORCAN ROOTED TRADITIONS To find the origins of the early giants in Mallorca we would have to go back to the seventeenth century and to the village Soller where we found  the first giant in the procession of Corpus Christi. To raise awareness of the biblical passages, the roman catholic church organized the «entremeses» (short theatrical performances) …

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FIRST MALLORCA LUXURY TOURISM WORKSHOP-MELIA DE MAR-MALLORCA

FIRST MALLORCA LUXURY TOURISM WORKSHOP-MELIA DE MAR-MALLORCA Mallorca Private Tour Guides would like to thank Mrs. Inma de Benito and FEHM (Mallorca Hotels business federation) its invitation this morning to participate in the 1st Mallorca luxury tourism workshop organized by FEHM today at the Hotel Melia de Mar and have been opened by the General Director of Tourism Mr.Jaime Martinez, the …

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PANCARITATS & EMPANADAS-ANGEL SUNDAY-MALLORCA TRADITIONS

PANCARITATS & EMPANADAS-ANGEL SUNDAY-MALLORCA TRADITIONS-DOMINGO DEL ANGEL Sunday after Easter Sunday, in Palma de Mallorca, is celebrated the Angel Sunday  in Palma´s Bellver Castle, one of the most emblematic Gothic monuments of the city, which also offers spectacular views over Palma. Angel Sunday is the day of Pancaritat in Palma, and this day is celebrated to honor the patron saint …

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The Mallorcan Wines-a delight to the palate

Wines of Mallorca- history of wine production in Mallorca     The Romans started to plant wine grapes in Mallorca, and the land  dedicated to this cultivation grows up very quickly.   The Romans described the island as a paradise of vineyards, because the majorcan «terroir» (  specific set of characteristics that make a wine to be different from the …

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MALLORCAN WINTER COLORS-ORANGE MARMALADE-SOLLER ORANGE VALLEY

 MAJORCAN WINTERCOLORS  Mother Nature is wise and knows exactly what we need. What do we need to cope with a cold winter? Exactly, vitamin C. In Mallorca, we find vitamin C everywhere. The precious health-saver is laughing at us from the orange and lemon trees that embellish with their colours our fields and valleys. There are a lot of different …

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