BALEARIC ISLANDS

This page collects all ourTravel Stories from the Balearic Islands. Its four largest islands are Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, and Formentera. Many of its minor islands and islets are close to the larger islands, including Cabrera, Dragonera, and S’Espalmador. The islands have a Mediterranean climate, and the four major islands are all popular tourist destinations.

Ibiza, in particular, is known as an international party destination, attracting many of the world’s most popular DJs to its nightclubs. The islands’ culture and cuisine are similar to those of the rest of Spain but have their own distinctive features.

As you might know our mission is to share something relevant, something authentic, something real, something cool, something interesting, something personal & something different, via our travel stories & images. We are focusing on ideas from local sources, giving tips that are usually unknown for travelers and foreigners, guides to secret places which only the guy from the given neighborhood could know about, to the hidden picturesque view, with recommending everything besides the obvious: the local real feel, the adventure of discovering the unknown, the authenticity, culinary guide to the meals that locals are really cooking and eating at home, and much more. Hope you will read our Travel Stories from the Balearic Islands, feel inspired and enjoy the journey, as much as we do!

Ferry stern

Naviera Armas goes bankrupt: bad news for travellers and locals

This is an article about the crisis of the passenger transport companies using the example of Naviera Armas, a famous Spanish ferry company. We have read on the journals this week that Naviera Armas, one of the giants of maritime transport, is going bankrupt. The rating agency Moody’s has lowered its rating from Caa2 to …

Ibiza

The other face of Ibiza

Ibiza, Ibiza, Ibiza… one of the most misjudged and misinterpreted places on this beautiful planet. Ibiza… the club paradise… the island of freedom… the land of never ending after-parties, insane beach parties, unforgettable sunsets, all the beautiful bays, the top DJs from all over the world, Cafe Del Mar, Pacha, Amnesia… peace, love, freedom, music, …


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