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Why Mallorca “has everything” for the solo traveller

Meet Soo from Canada who decided to travel to Mallorca on her own for one month in December. Here, she shares her journey to (unexpectedly) healing herself, what she would recommend for…

Starting a new life in Santa Maria

Since leaving the white sands of the West Indies behind, the Horsman family have found contentment on Mallorca, surrounded by nature and local culture.

Roxana Valea Mallorca

Discovering personal power with Roxana Valea

Roxana Valea explains how she went from London workaholic to finding deeper purpose on Mallorca and reconnecting with her love of writing.

Farm to table produce at Simply Son Braho

“How do we as a family become as self-sustaining as possible?” This was the question asked by Alaró resident, Brenda Irani from Son Braho.

A great dose of vegan love in Santanyí

Meet Andrea and Donal, the owners of the only 100% vegan Irish pub in Mallorca. Find out here the story behind their much-loved Grá.

Moving to Mallorca from 5247 miles away

Sylvia Trost decided to leave South America and follow her family roots back to Mallorca, here she explains why.

Follow this Irish hiker for another side of Mallorca

Peter Galvin talks to us about his new venture Mallorca Walking Holidays, where he pairs hiking and Mallorcan gourmet experiences for visitors seeking the authentic Mallorca.

A story of travelling solo in Mallorca

Soo Shim talks of embarking on a one month solo adventure in Mallorca that she likens to the much-loved film Eat, Pray and Love.

The feeling of ‘this is it’ in Moscari

Mercedes López Coello tells us how it felt to fall in love with a rundown finca in Moscari and renovate the whole property.

Fulfilling the dream of becoming a writer

British writer David Coubrough shares the release of his new book ‘Death in Deià’ where he explains how he found inspiration in Deià’s natural landscape.

Sleepless in Alcúdia

Peter Markham, a former editor at the BBC, shares the highs and lows which come with modernising a house in a medieval Mallorcan town.

A new life in Mallorca

Property expert Andreas Botas moved to Mallorca with the help of Living Blue’s Mandy Fletling where she advised him to live in the centre of the island.

Teresa Sapey

The Mediterranean allegory of Teresa Sapey

The Italian architect Teresa Sapey opens the doors to her 16th-century Palma home, bursting with Mediterranean inspiration and creativity.

Top world art collectors buy in Alaró

The latest celebrity names to have bought a home on Mallorca are entrepreneur and top model Drew Aaron and Hana Soukupová. Read their compelling story here.

Victoria McManaman: A Woman of Substance

Frank Leavers talks to the multi-talented Mrs Victoria McManaman about her work, her husband, Steve McManaman, and her enthusiasm for new projects.

Beauty with a purpose

The 21-year-old Maria Elisa Tulián, won Miss World Spain 2017. If elected internationally, she will concentrate on raising funds for social causes.

Simoneta Gómez-Acebo y Borbón

She is the communications manager for Cartier, Spain, and has spent her holidays on Mallorca since she was a child.

Anna Wardley, powered by positivity

She divides her time between the UK and Mallorca, pushing the limits of endurance swimming. Hear about Anna Wardley’s adventures in our interview.

The Mallorcan future of Formula 1

At the age of 12, he is among the best racers of the world in his category. In two years, he will make his debut in Formula 3.

Why Paul Dimmock calls Mallorca home

What do stays H10, Portals Hills Boutique Hotel and HM Hotels have in common? They’ve all enlisted music maverick Paul Dimmock to up their sound.

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.

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.

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.