Many universities in the UK and around the world give their students the opportunity to study abroad. For me it was very difficult to find out about our study abroad program and once I had, even more difficult to get all the papers signed and get my place confirmed. But in the end I did it and I got my place in Madrid for the second … Continue reading 10 Reasons You Should Study Abroad
Valencia is the 3rd biggest city in Spain and a popular place to both live in and visit. There are many universities, shops, trendy neighbourhoods and even a massive sandy beach! So is Valencia worth it? I’d say it’s an amazing city and well worth a visit if you get the chance! I lived there for a few months in 2014 and as I recently re-visited, … Continue reading 10 Things You Can’t Miss On Your Trip To Valencia
You may have already noticed, the fancy new shop in Calle San Francesc, in the Calatrava neighbourhood of Palma’s old town. Urban Drivestyle is pretty self explanatory; urban driving, in style. Think of Bikes, Scooters, Motorbikes and any other form of urban driving, but electrical, quiet, smooth and fast. Cars Cannot Drive in the centre of Palma As recently the old town of Palma has … Continue reading Urban Mobility is Revolutionising the City of Palma de Majorca
When I moved to Palma after living in Madrid, I thought there was a real lack of roof terraces which is a shame because I love sitting on a rooftop with a cocktail in the evenings… Over the last couple of years there have been a few new rooftop bars popping up and I’ve managed to discover some which were a little harder to find … Continue reading 10 Rooftop Bars You Should Visit in Palma de Mallorca
I lived in Madrid on 2 separate occasions for 6 months each time. I am still absolutely in love with this city and always fighting in my head if I prefer it to Palma de Mallorca where I am currently living. Madrid is so alive, so cosmopolitan, so diverse and there is so much to do! If you’re only staying for a short time it … Continue reading 13 Must-Dos for a Weekend in Madrid
Like most big cities, Valencia has it’s fair range of different neighbourhoods and they are pretty diverse. After living there for a winter whilst working in marketing for a language school, I started to get my head around which neighbourhoods stood for what and what was special about each one. So here you go… Russafa Russafa is possibly one of my favourite neighbourhoods, probably because … Continue reading Valencia’s Most Cosmopolitan Neighbourhoods
Winter is getting closer and the days at the beach are coming to and end. But don’t worry, the fun doesn’t stop here! The famous Saturday Vermut bar crawl or Vermut Cultural de Canamunt is returning to Palma’s old town! They offer a local vermut and a small tapa/snack for just 2.50! The Vermut Ruta is similar to La Ruta Martiana but rather than a Tuesday … Continue reading Vermut Cultural de Canamunt Returns to Palma de Majorca!
Palma isn’t the most famous place to eat pizza. If you’re visiting, you will probably be more likely to try some of the Pamboli or Sobrassada dishes. But we all love a good pizza and we can’t eat tapas everyday, right? I am guilty, pizza is literally my favourite food in the whole world. I love a good pizza, and I’ve tried most of them … Continue reading 4 Places to Eat Authentic Pizza in Palma de Majorca
I love Spanish food and I eat tapas a few times a week and never get tired of it but sometimes I just was a big fat burger and some chips (fries if you are american). I went to this hidden gem the other day set a little back from the main street of mayhem in Pegera (east of Palma) and found this wonderful little … Continue reading Where to Eat the Best Burgers in Majorca!
There are plenty of hiking routes around Majorca, you can take a walk around the Tramontana mountains, or further north in Formentor and there are also some great routes up in the Serres de Llevant mountains too. During the winter hiking is the best way to keep busy and stay outside as the water is too cold to swim. However, it still stays fairly warm in … Continue reading Hiking in Majorca: Barranc de biniaraix