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Art in Mallorca

This month, for our Destination of the Month, we are looking at art in Mallorca. Nope, this is not an April fool’s. I’m serious. You probably already know that I, personally, am not a fan of art in general. And I know that that is a real generalisation.

poncelet cheese bar madrid

Where to Eat Cheese in Madrid

*Warning: This article will make you gain at least 2kgs per reading.* As part of our current Madrid Gastronomy theme, I am telling you about my favourite place to eat cheese in Madrid. It is called Poncelet Cheese Bar (click for location).

aloe vera farm in mallorca

Aloe Vera Farm, Mallorca

Today I visited an aloe vera farm in Mallorca with the Winter Activities group. Don’t spend much money Don’t spend much money Don’t spend much money That’s what I was telling myself. Who was I kidding? I spent 59€. And Toni spent another 56€.

club allard

Club Allard, Madrid

When I went to Madrid in January on a gastronomy trip, I dined at four restaurants with Michelin stars in four days. Of the four, the restaurant which surprised and impressed me the most was Club Allard. I had eaten at Club Allard before and also loved it. That was when Diego Guerrero was still head chef.

queseria conde duque

Best Cheese Shop in Madrid

The best cheese shop in Madrid is called Quesería Conde Duque. It’s like entering an Aladdin’s Cave when you go in, with towers and bricks of cheese all around. This place is a cheesie’s dream. And my suitcase stank when it was time to go back to Mallorca the next day!

bellver castle

Tour of Bellver Castle in 50mm Photos

Mallorca’s Bellver Castle is one of the island’s most emblematic and unique landmarks. The Bellver Castle is located just outside the city of Palma atop a hill of 112m from where the panoramic views of the city and the port are breathtaking. This castle is unique among Spanish castles in that it is entirely circular.

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Why My Last Visit To Diverxo Was My Least Favourite

You’ve probably guessed already after reading yesterday’s post about Diverxo why this last visit was my least favourite of the four times I’ve dined there – too weird. This is the second of two posts about Diverxo as part of my current Madrid Gastronomy theme.

diverxo el xow

Diverxo: El Xow

I’ve been to Diverxo Restaurant in Madrid four times now, and it’s always weird. But this time was truly a Xow. Or more specifically, El Xow… This is the first of two posts about Diverxo Restaurant in Madrid. Tomorrow I am telling you why this visit to Diverxo was my least favourite of four visits…

maria marte

Maria Marte: A True Inspiration

As part of our current Madrid Gastronomy theme, today I’m telling you about a tiny woman with huge determination and success: Maria Marte. I had the pleasure of meeting this vibrant and passionate woman during my last trip to Madrid when I ate at prestigious Club Allard, where she is currently head chef


Where to Buy Your Wine in Mallorca

An annual wine tasting event, a wonderful wine shop and a great delivery service: Today we are talking about Vinamica in Lloseta, Mallorca. If you live in Mallorca or if you visit Mallorca often, the chances are you drink a lot of wine. It’s a Mediterranean thing!

terraza del casino madrid

Terraza del Casino

The thing about Terraza del Casino in Madrid is that it is in a private club and the people there, frankly, are weird!

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Punto MX, Madrid

Our new Destination of the Month is Madrid Gastronomy, and we are going to start in exactly the same place that I started on my last visit to Madrid: Restaurant Punto MX. Punto MX is a Mexican restaurant with one Michelin star in the centre of Madrid.

madrid gastronomy

Madrid Gastronomy Trip

I recently went to Madrid on a gastronomy trip. As you know, Toni and I love eating at good restaurants. Some people like to spend their money on expensive cosmetics, designer clothes or fancy cars. We like to travel, eat and drink. And that’s what we did in Madrid in January.

Almond blossom in mallorca

Almond Blossom in Mallorca

At the moment in Mallorca, the almond trees are at their most spectacular, with stunning white and pink blossom. The whole of Mallorca looks like it has had a fresh coat of fluffy snow.

organic farm in majorca

Organic Farm in Majorca

One of our recent visits with our Winter Activities group was to an organic farm in Majorca. The farm is Son Barrina near Llubí and is cultivated by volunteers using the permaculture method of organic farming.