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HIT THE NORTH: A look inside the exclusive town of Pollensa

SITTING high on a promontory lording over the bay of Pollensa sits one of Spain’s most exclusive properties. Owned by British financier, Lord James Lupton,...

Balearic president to meet with airlines to safeguard resident discounts

THE President of the Balearics has vowed to prevent airlines increasing their prices after new resident discounts look likely to come into force from...

Airport group goes public with concerns over transporting drunk passengers

A SPANISH organisation which is meant to transport those with reduced mobility at Palma Airport has said it has had enough of dealing with...

Ireland’s first EVER direct ferry to Spain sets sail this week

The first trip will depart on Sunday May 6, which will mark the first link between the two countries

British tourists will have to pay for visa to visit Spain under new EU proposal

Britons will have to pay €7 to apply for an ETIAS visa to Brussels authorities

Expedia launching HUGE summer sale with up to 90% off hotel stays in Spain and beyond

EXPEDIA is slashing prices of hotel stays in Spain and beyond by up to 90% this summer.  The travel booking site is offering the bargain...

Spain recorded highest number of young British deaths than any other holiday destination in the world last year

MORE Brits under 40 were killed in Spain than anywhere else in the world last year.  An investigation by The Sun revealed that 49 Brits...

NICE ONE SON: Valldemossa’s Son Viscos is the perfect B&B for a weekend escape

IT is the perfect place to hole up for a weekend escape. And at just 20 minutes from Palma, it couldn’t be easier to get...

Monster cruise liner FIVE times bigger than the Titanic sets sail for Malaga

Symphony of the Seas, boasts 23 pools, 20 restaurants and cabins for 8,000 people

The cheeky made-in-Manilva ales making an entree onto fine dining tables

The cheeky made-in-Manilva ales making an entree onto fine dining tables

Wine Time: Three must-have flavours for Spring

Olive Press wine expert Aleesha Hansel rounds up the delicious whites you should be sipping this spring

AN OCEAN OF OPPORTUNITIES: The Olive Press explores the OD Port Portals Hotel

IT’S fast becoming one of the true social epicentres of Portals. And OD Port Portals hotel is very much THE place to stay for hipsters...

LIFE’S A BEACH: Balearic beach rated top ten in Europe’s Travelers’ Choice awards

A BALEARIC beach has been named as one of the top 10 in Europe. Formentera’s Playa de Ses Illetes ranked ninth in the TripAdvisor’s...

Jon Clarke took his family on a surf safari in north Brazil, a surprisingly short hop from Spain

IT'S a Brazilian beach version of the Grand National, except these are fishing boats, not horses. The teams start at the top of the sands...

Ryanair cancels ALL FLIGHTS from major UK airports to Spain as Storm Emma takes hold

ALL Ryanair flights from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Leeds Bradford due to the extreme weather currently gripping Europe.  It has also cancelled all flights from Cork,...

Leaving England

Tanya and I were in a relatively unique position with two older children and a ten-year gap before having two more children. What this...

BOOMING HOTELS: Hotel sector a growing industry in the Balearics

THE hotel sector in Mallorca remains one of Spain’s most profitable, despite its seasonal nature. Over the last seven years, the average price of a...

HAVE YOUR CAKE: Ryanair allows ensaimadas on flights for free

IT is one of the most common sights while boarding planes at Palma airport. Now airline Ryanair has agreed to allow passengers to take a...

Please help us! Balearics top list of top region badly affected by Brexit

THE Balearics would be one of Europe’s worst affected areas in a no-deal Brexit. The government has reported its fears in a hard-hitting damage limitation...

Spain advised to boycott Ryanair as new ‘violating’ hand luggage rules come into force

SPAIN has been advised to boycott Ryanair as its new hand luggage rules come into force today.  The new rules state that passengers who choose...

SAVED: British Airlines has bought out Air Berlin’s Niki

INTERNATIONAL Airlines Group (IAG) has bought out Austrian airline Niki, founded by ex-driver for Formula 1 Niki Lauda. IAG, including British Airways, Iberia, Vueling and...

Sóller Tunnel opens early to the public for free access

HOURS before the official opening, the Sóller tunnel was opened with free access for all. A ceremonial opening with President Francina Armengol  and Consell President...

NEW ROUTES: More flights coming to Palma as airlines shut down

NEW flights from Berlin Tegel airport to Palma de Mallorca will start the first week of January with easyJet. The orange airline is squaring up...

Menorca beach ranks on best in the world

A MENORCA beach has made the list of the worlds best beaches for its white sands and blue waters. Only six beaches in Europe made...

Travelling in Canada: 3 of the Top Cities to Visit

Canada is a cultural mosaic. It’s a great place where various cultures and customs have come together to create a unique place that is...
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