Toni Elías and Jorge Lorenzo, two world champions

Last Sunday 10/10/2010 was a very successful day for Spanish motorcycling. First, Toni Elías won the Moto2 world championship after Julián Simón’s fall in Sepang circuit in Malaysia, and after that, the Majorcan rider Jorge Lorenzo also became world champion in the premier class MotoGP thanks to his third position in Sunday’s race. The rider…

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Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel Prize in Literature

The Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa has been awarded with one of the highest prizes a writer can dream of, the Nobel Prize in Literature. Born in Arequipa, Peru, Vargas Llosa also has the Spanish citizenship and has visited Majorca several times. The author of “The city and the dogs” and “The Feast of the…

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Buñuelos season

On October 21st, Majorca celebrates the Day of the Virgins. It is a celebration with Arab reminiscences. The young men give the young women a carnation and sing serenades. In exchange, the women give them buñuelos, or Majorcan fritters and muscatel. The buñuelos are sold and consumed during the months of October and November. The…

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Our rooms at Monnaber Nou

In each of our rooms reigns an atmosphere of intimacy and warmth with colourful decor, soft lighting and fine furniture that intensify the feeling of luxury. This refined ambiance is enhanced by modern comforts, en suite bathrooms with hair-dryer, air conditioning, international television channels, mini-bar, direct dial telephone, private safe and Wifi internet connection. Elegant…

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Why Majorca

It is well known that Majorca is an extremely popular destination, especially among European tourists. It is not only just a few hours by plain from anywhere in Europe, but it also offers wonderful weather, breathtaking views and an atmosphere that is both cosmopolitan and traditional at the same time, which gives the island a…

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Ecological market in Palma

Last Saturday, 25th September, the city’s first ecological market was inaugurated with a great participation success. This new weekly market is located on the Obispo Berenguer square, which is also known as Plaza de los Patines. As mayoress of Palma, Aina Calvo, stated, this market is intended to “boost the consumption of ecological products” and…

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