Terenia Taras: Telling it like it is

Things can only get better

2020 was a defining year in history and one of which most people would prefer to erase. But for me it was one of...

A goodbye and good riddance to 2020!

WELL what a year! No-one can say it’s not been different! And as we’re all preparing for some kind of Christmas, but not as...

Life on the ocean wave in Mallorca

I HAD all summer, but which month did we decide to do a powerboat course? In December! Crazy, I know! However, this just proves...

MENTAL TOLL: Coronavirus pandemic is tough to endure even in the paradise of Mallorca

IT’S really sad driving by Palma airport and seeing all the planes parked up. The airline industry is suffering probably worse than most, and it’s...

HATS FANTASTIC: Beautiful creations at Palma International hat week

I HAD a little cultural and fun escape when I stepped in to the Palma Hat Week Exhibition at Hotel Saratoga.  Austrian organisers, Count Karl...

I declare Christmas a COVID-Free Zone!

I DECIDED I’m going to avoid the C-word for a while because I’m done with it! Don’t you find that your conversations always come...

The honeymoon period is over as we settle into life in Spain

MOVING to another country was always going to be a challenge. It’s not just relocating your life, but having to start from scratch with...

UK and Spanish attitude to testing – it certainly is!

THERE are two distinct camps of people - those who will or won’t risk travelling abroad, but I think it should be down to...

Give us some credit – and our lives back!

Old women don’t slowly morph in to grannies anymore with tightly permed hair and a bosom you could lose a small child in. In some...

If you want to remain in Spain legally you’d better get a move on!

After being back in Mallorca I had to pick up where I’d left off with the legal stuff after going back to the UK...

Are tourists ‘too little, too late’ for hospitality industry in Spain’s Mallorca?

OK so Spain has navigated Storm Corona pretty well, but what will the ravaged business landscape look like afterwards?  We’ve probably all heard the same...

Terenia Taras celebrates lockdown liberation in Spain’s Mallorca with a blow-out and a blast of George Michael

HAIR, pink rosé and Burrata cheese: they were the three things I was most looking forward to after nine weeks of lockdown.  Hair because, like...

After nine weeks locked down in Britain away from her new life in Spain’s Mallorca, it’s good to be...

I HAVE never been so happy to walk through an airport arrivals door as I was after returning to Mallorca at the end of...

Like a Marvel hero, Terenia Taras is swooping home to Mallorca to help save the travel industry from the...

I DON’T want to speak too soon because last time we booked flights to return, they were cancelled by British Airways. I know! Fingers...

Coronavirus has taught us that if we don’t look after our world, animals and people, we may not have...

HOW many of you have surprised yourself throughout the coronavirus crisis? Who knew they weren’t so bad at DIY, have learnt to create new culinary...

From Monaco to Yorkshire, nothing compares to Mallorca, writes Terenia Taras, as she remains stranded in the UK

WE’VE been back in the UK now since lockdown kicked in four weeks ago, but are desperate to get back to Mallorca. We had only...

If lockdown’s driving you crazy just have a little patience (but purlease don’t post that song online) writes NEW...

One of the best lines I’ve read throughout the coronavirus crisis is, ‘our grandparents were called to arms, we’ve been asked to just sit on our sofas’

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