Living

Thinking of moving to Mallorca? Embarking on your new Mallorcan lifestyle can take time, from the moment you look at properties to buy or rent to meeting real estate agents, finding a job, choosing a school and opening up a bank account in Spain. Living on Mallorca is the Mediterranean dream with first-class interior designers, architects, developers, builders and construction companies available to make your Mallorca luxury villa or countryside finca a reality.

The fine Mallorca weather adds to the healthy Mediterranean lifestyle, whether you’re living in Alcudia, Deià or Palma de Mallorca, you can wake-up every morning to some of the best beaches in Mallorca on your doorstep.

Footballer Steve McManaman

Hugh Ash talks to ex-Real Madrid star Steve McManaman about life after football, his hopes, regrets and passions.

Dolores Luque – Bloggin’ her passion

Through her fashionable blog, Dolores Luque transmits her passion for the island, where she was born and raised, to fashion, interiors and lifestyle.

Finding Hygge equals finding happiness

Denmark gave us Lego, Pandora, and Bang & Olufsen, but its latest contribution to modern life – hygge – could be the best and simplest yet.

Scandinavians in Mallorca

The 13 Scandinavians reigning Mallorca

Meet the Scandi stars, a band of visionary Nordic people in Mallorca busy making waves in everything from hospitality to fashion to bread.

Future looks bright at Futurtics

A new band of places in Palma are equipping the next generation with vital software-coding skills – and making it fun at the same time.

The wonderful world of Can Monroig

Come and step inside Can Moroig, the otherworldly studio-cum-gallery-cum-cultural centre imagined by Robert López Hinton and Marie-Noëlle Ginard.

Daniel Vulic Inselradio

Daniel Vulic and his 400,000 Inselradio listeners

As Mallorca’s German-language broadcaster Inselradio celebrates its 20th anniversary, Jan Edwards talks to director Daniel Vulic about its evolution.

Carlos Moya – a tennis champion

Carlos Moya tells Hugh Ash of the loves of his life – playing tennis, courting beautiful girls and Mallorca.

Lynne Franks: PR Guru

Lynne Franks, the queen of international marketing and press relation became the inspiration for the UK comedy series ‘Absolutely Fabulous’. She is now a figurehead for female empowerment and speaks to us from her home in Deia.

Judy Marks wife of Mr Nice

Life with a drug smuggler; Judy Marks talks to us about drugs, surviving prison and life on the run.

Peter Maffay

While other stars lean back comfortably or close their eyes, Peter Maffay gets involved. Alexandra Pilz finds out more.

Cynthia Lennon

Sitting on the terrace of her Mallorcan home, Cynthia Lennon speaks exclusively to abcMallorca about her former husband John Lennon, Mallorca and her autobiography.

Inside the mind of Palma Pictures’ Mike Day

Palma Pictures has transformed the island into a variety of backdrops for international film commercials. Professional service, modern equipment and trained personnel are behind the success of the company that could be dubbed “little Hollywood”.

Nieves Álvarez

Nieves Álvarez visited Palma de Mallorca to support her friend Javier Escobar launch Nit de l´Art.

Pushing for possibility with entrepreneur Enrique Dubai

A dynamic visionary with a passion to lead the way in cutting-edge mobile and Internet technology, and support innovative young entrepreneurs – right here on Mallorca.

Learning how to ‘GO DO’ by Jeremy Harbour

The author of Go Do! tells Frank Leavers that if you want to be successful in the world of business, you have to embrace failure.

Katherine Hamnett – Iconic Green Designer

From her house in Fornalutx, Katherine Hamnett tells Soledad Bescós that it’s been 27 years since she made headlines in a protest T-shirt.

Gabriel Escarrer of Meliã Hotel Group

Meliã Hotels’ Gabriel Escarrer is driving one of the most ambitious regeneration projects ever seen in Mallorca. Magaluf is due a renovation!

Nadja Swarovski

This beautiful heiress owns a house in Mallorca and has taken the family brand to new heights establishing it as the success it is today. Princesses, actresses and pop stars all long to flaunt its crystal creations.

The Luxury of Time

Instant gratification – I want it here and I want it now. Sound familiar? Today’s unrelenting pace of consumption, together with the short attention span for the new, perpetuated by ease of accessibility.

Colm Meaney

For his latest movie role, the prolific Irish actor didn’t have to leave the island. Jan Edwards meets Mallorca-resident Colm Meaney.

Time to Spend More Time With the Family

Resigning to spend more time with your family is one of life´s great euphemisms. But maybe now is finally the time to put family first for a change, suggests Adrienne Cullen.

Niels Arden Oplev: Film Director

Jan Edwards meets Niels Arden Oplev, Danish director of the huge box office movie success ‘Men Who Hate Women’.

Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer

His full title is The Lord Jeffrey Archer of Weston-super-Mare – but to legions of fans around the world, he’s simply Jeffrey Archer, best-selling author. Jan Edwards talks to the British writer whose life has been as colourful as some of his literary characters.

Luxury from obscene to reality

Psychologist Isabella di Carlo examines how the attitude towards luxury is evolving and changing in these challenging times.

Sabine Christiansen

Ambassador for the baleric islands, ambassador for unicef and head of her own production company. the queen of the German political chat-show, Sabine Christiansen, is a busy lady these days. Roland Kroiss finds out why.

Suzi Quatro

Chatting to veteran rock star Suzi Quatro reminds me of vintage champagne. She’s still as bubbly and sparkling as ever; but the decades have added a unique richness and depth.