Formentor, Majorca’s Hidden Bay


When you think of Formentor in the northeastern section of the island of Majorca (Mallorca), picture a secluded, sheltered cove, a beautiful beach, swimming in crystal clear water, and being surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery. Getting To Formentor Bay Although scary, the view alone makes the drive to Formentor Bay on the famous Peninsula Road unforgettable. There are high cliffs ... Read Full Article

Pompeii, Italy: Where Time Stands Still

The Forum in Pompeii

Some 2,000 years ago, Pompeii, Italy was a thriving city of shops, taverns, workshops, theatrical shows, and homes with elaborate courtyards. Then, one disastrous August day, Mount Vesuvius blew. The volcano’s eruption smothered Pompeii and everything in it under 60 feet of ash. There the city lay, untouched, until excavation began in the 18th century. Today people, millions of them, walk ... Read Full Article

Cala Figuera – Mallorca’s Sleeping Beauty


Cala Figuera, a tranquil and picturesque fishing village situated in a bay surrounded by cliffs, is one of the most scenic spots on the island of Mallorca and a world away from the tourist crowds. The setting is postcard picturesque with houses hanging off the cliffs above whitewashed boat houses with green colored doors. In the harbor below, sail boats peacefully rest on crystal clear turquoise ... Read Full Article

Valldemossa, Mallorca – an Inspirational Hideaway


Drive the 17 km of winding roads from Palma and you will reach one of the most famous villages in Mallorca – Valldemossa. At 437 meters above sea level and with a beautiful setting in a valley surrounded by mountains – the village looks like it is taken from a fairytale. Painters come here for the wonderful light, writers and musicians for the inspiration. The famous pair Frédéric Chopin and ... Read Full Article

Palma de Mallorca – Pearl of the Mediterranean


Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic islands, has it all - fantastic sandy beaches, hiking trails in the mountains, jetset harbours, ancient buildings and lots of history. If you are traveling in Spain, consider hoping on the ferry from Barcelona or catch a short flight to beautiful Palma de Mallorca. You will not regret it. Palma de Mallorca, the cosmopolitan capital of Mallorca with more ... Read Full Article