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Traditional local Mallorquín products

Spain is full of traditions, from gastronomy to festivals to local produce. All made using resources and techniques which go back as far as thousands of years. Spain is so diverse, each region has it’s own unique traditions – Mallorca included! There are many local products made in Mallorca, which have been passed down generations and are still popular among both locals and tourists. From … Continue reading Traditional local Mallorquín products

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Traditional food and drink in Mallorca

Mallorca is full of restaurants and bars that serve homemade dishes and reflect Mallorca’s deep-rooted traditions. Mallorcan food is full of flavours and ingredients that have been used for hundreds of years, many of which are growing in popularity all over the world. If you’re a foodie, then Mallorca is one of the best places to visit because there are so many different flavours to … Continue reading Traditional food and drink in Mallorca

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How to get your residence certificate Palma de Mallorca

The residence certificate is what you need to be able to get the discount on internal flights across Spain. You’ll need to show this at the airport when flying to prove you are a resident. To get the residence certificate first of all you will need the tarjeta ciudana (residence card) which is a credit-card sized grey card. Read about how to get your tarjeta … Continue reading How to get your residence certificate Palma de Mallorca

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How to get the resident card (Tarjeta Ciudadana) Palma de Mallorca

The Tarjeta ciudadana is what you will need if you want to take a bus in Palma or to use the resident discount on flights. You can top it up and use it on all the public buses in Palma without having to use cash, you’ll also pay half price of a normal ticket. Tarjeta ciudadana also serves for the BiciPalma – a public bike … Continue reading How to get the resident card (Tarjeta Ciudadana) Palma de Mallorca

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How to register yourself in Mallorca – empadronamiento

One of the first things you need to do after moving to Spain is to register yourself to the census or ’empadronarse’. This is basically a way for Spain to keep track of all people living in the country on an ongoing basis. Unlike the UK which has a census check every 10 years, Spain keeps track on a regular basis. If you are planning … Continue reading How to register yourself in Mallorca – empadronamiento

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Top places to eat Vegan in Palma de Mallorca

Veganism and Vegetarianism is becoming increasingly popular all over the world – 2019 has been named the year of the vegan as more people are turning than ever before. Although Spanish culture is filled with delicious meat and fish orientated delicacies, I’m seeing new vegan and vegetarian eateries are opening all over Spain. Palma de Mallorca is a hub for eating vegan or vegetarian with … Continue reading Top places to eat Vegan in Palma de Mallorca

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Stunning places to watch the sunset in Mallorca

Being an island with warm Mediterranean weather means that Mallorca has plenty of different places where you can watch the sunset. Whether you prefer to watch the sun set over the mountains, the sea, or a bit of both, I’ve made a list of where I think are the best places to enjoy some of Mallorca’s most beautiful sunsets. Tower del verger Find Tower del Verger  … Continue reading Stunning places to watch the sunset in Mallorca