There was a time when Mallorca was a strategic point for the shipping routes that crossed the Mediterranean. Then the embroidered maps began to be put in ships because
If there is a musical instrument that defines the sound of Majorcan culture it is the ximbomba, a traditional, rustic drum-like instrument.
Water searchers have been existing in the island of Mallorca for ages. In many towns of the island, there are still water searchers, so this job is going to persist in the future
Not every day is a good day. But you can be sure that the second or third Thursday of November on Majorca will be a “good Thursday” – or at least it is in Inca. Dijous Bo, …
Fritters can be eaten at any time of year on Mallorca but are most popular during the “festivity of the virgins” at the end of October when the famous “day of the virgins” is celebrated
The popular dish “Pa amb oli”, (pronounced plm bowly), just like ensaïmada or paella, is known as a national delicacy. Literally translated “Pa amb oli” means “bread with oil”, it’s as simple as that…
The discovery of Aloe Vera goes back to the beginning of mankind. The first people to understand the effects and benefits of this plant were the ancient Chinese. Although in ancient Egyptian culture there are references to it as the plant of immortality.
When the little figure from Siurell sprang forth magical powers were attributed to this little whistle. For some time the winds of Mallorca instilled fear in the islands inhabitants, they were uncontrollable forces of nature
Since ever, religious festivities have had a lot of repercussion in the islands. The “panades” and “rubiols” are an example of this. Although nowadays they are consumed throughout the year