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Ode to Joy

Tomorrow, we will be in for a treat. The Orquestra Simfònica de Balears ‘Ciutat de Palma’ will give a Benefit Concert at the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Projecte […]
Ode to Joy

Street Miming

There are dozens of Living Sculptures in Palma’s streets and squares, ready for donations from the passers-by and in the main, from tourists. You may have seen some of these […]
Street Miming

Ca’n Oms

Palma de Mallorca is a city of patios (inner courtyards). All courtyards were open to the street until the beginning of mass tourism in the second half of the twentieth […]
Ca’n Oms

El Portitxol

El Portitxol is the name of what used to be a fishing harbour just outside of the island capital. El Portitxol forms part of El Molinar which is now a […]
El Portitxol

I Had A Dream

When I lamented the demise of the only foreign language cinema in Palma, the Cines Renoir, barely five weeks ago, I would never have imagined in my wildest dreams that […]
I Had A Dream

Palma Patios

A new private enterprise has been given the task of organizing tours of the historic patios (courtyards) in Palma. I went on one of the tours last Saturday, given in […]
Palma Patios

Price Hikes

Steep price hikes were introduced from June 1st for transport on the island. The train from Palma to Manacor is now charged at 3.80 € one-way when it used to […]
Price Hikes