Monday, Sep. 1, 2014


Living in Mallorca

Living in Mallorca means a relaxed cosmopolitan lifestyle – but it helps to know as much as possible about making a new life here, especially if you want to work. Check out the essential information about living and working on the island, and read our lifestyle magazine for more about living in Mallorca.

Medical & Health Mallorca

Medical & Health Mallorca

Rest assured that your health is in the best of hands on Mallorca. We have put together everything you need to know about Medical & Health on Mallorca. [...]

Finding a job in Mallorca

It seems that job hunting is not quite the same here in Mallorca as it is in Northern Europe. What can you do to find a job? [...]

Moving to Mallorca Guide

Finding a Home Whether you’re planning to live permanently or just spend part of your time in Mallorca, you’ll need to find a home. Make a list of the [...]

Relocation to Mallorca

Relocating to a new country can be the start of an exciting chapter in your life. When the move goes well it’s easy to become enamoured with Mallorca, but [...]

Why Mallorca is Number 1

Official titled ‘The California of Europe’ Mallorca has so much to offer those seeking a new life in the south that its popularity just continues to grow and grow [...]

Seventh Espacio Magazine by Duran

Be inspired by the seventh edition of Duran's 'Espacio' - an architecture and design online magazine. [...]

A slice of paradise: the story of a renovation

353 Arquitectes shares with you the story of a renovation. Their work involves much more than the eye can see. [...]

Cloth of tongues: the fabric of Mallorcan life

Uniquely Mallorcan and still made by traditional artisan methods, the island’s famous ‘cloth of tongues’ encapsulates the spirit of the Mediterranean. Jan Edwards visits the 160-year-old manufacturer Teixits Vicens. [...]

Mediterranean Holiday Home Décor

Take a cue from the colours and textures of the Mediterranean and learn how to style your vacation home with interior designer Carde Reimerdes. Let’s live barefoot! [...]

‘Switzerland Pledges To End Banking Secrecy’ by Blevins Franks

The tradition of banking secrecy in Switzerland is coming to an end. Peter Worthington, Senior Partner at Blevins Franks, explains what this means for you living in Mallorca. [...]

Mallorca, a cutting-edge oasis

As abcMallorca celebrates its 10th anniversary, we reflect on how the island of Mallorca has developed over the same decade to become a true Mediterranean oasis for visitors and [...]

Form 720 – What Next? by Blevins Franks

Last April residents of Spain had to start declaring their overseas assets on the new Modelo 720. What happens now? Does it impact your tax position? Are there consequences? [...]

Rent a Home and Buy a Home Mallorca: Happy house hunting

Carin Isgard came to Mallorca with a goal: to work less. After seven years, she’s working more than ever. Eloisa Kassai meets the owner of real estate agency, [...]

Best Areas to Live

Take a look at where we believe the best places are to live on this wonderful island! [...]

Artistic Alfresco Living

Take a look at the stunning designs you can welcome into your home this summer! [...]

Enjoy the architecture

Arquitectura a la carta - An architecture comparison company that can bring your dreams to life [...]

Outdoor Dining

Summer is finally starting bringing pleasant sunny days – perfect for alfresco eating. And every bit as important as the food and wine you serve, is the table setting [...]

Gourmet Food

Mallorca is becoming renowned for its delicious natural and flavoured sea salt - a gift from the Mediterranean. [...]

New Tax Reporting Laws of Wealth Assets in Spain

The Spanish Laws have changed regarding the reporting of wealth assets held outside of Spain, by residence. If you live in Spain for more than 180 days and hold [...]

What Does 2013 Have In Store, Tax Wise?

The big story here in Spain is the new asset reporting law, which is a significant game changer. The future?... Read this article to find out how these changes [...]

Local Products – An Asset Worth Promoting

The island’s wine, fashion, and restaurants are gaining loyal customers not only amongst Mallorcans, but also the millions of tourists every year. abcMallorca encourages readers to help promote the [...]

Luxury Kitchens Mallorca

Personalised, branded, white or with wooden touches, but above all, extremely practical - these are the kitchens which, according to the experts, are most in demand on the island. [...]

Footloose Fancy Free in Mallorca

In Spain, where do single people go? Mandy van Zuydam talks to some local singles to find out if it is any fun being footloose and fancy free in [...]

Education in Mallorca

An overview of the educational options in Mallorca. Making the decision on where to send your kid/s to school is a big one so here is helful background information [...]

Mallorca Embraces Cultural Diversity

Mallorca is one of the most culturally diverse places in the world. With a huge mix of northern european and south American nationalities attracted to the island by the [...]

Getting your NIE number in Mallorca

If you are planning to do an kind of major financial transaction such as buying a home in Mallorca, getting a job on the island or opening a bank [...]

A Delicious Life

One year on, Helen’s living on Mallorca and running Delicioso – her blossoming six-month-old catering and deli provisioning company. And the future looks as promising as the chocolate brownie [...]

Ladies of the Night

Caught in the eye of the storm. Roland Kroiss reports on the glamorous world of the local drag queens. [...]

Is the Price Right?

They say money makes the world go around and there’s certainly a lot of it in Mallorca – although not everyone seems to see it. Whether or not you [...]

Fiestas and Farewells

Many families visiting Mallorca this summer wished their holiday would never end and they could stay on and live la vida loca. But what’s it like living here permanently, [...]

Mallorca a Quest for Culture

Jan Edwards finds out whether Mallorca has what it takes to compete culturally with other expat destinations. [...]

International Schools in Mallorca

The thought of disrupting your child’s education, especially during the crucial examination years, can be a real stumbling block for parents planning a new life abroad. Fortunately, the number [...]

Beware of Car Jackers on Mallorca

In it, the player takes on the role of a mobster’s apprentice, clawing a way through the ranks of the underworld heirarchy, via gory storylines glorifying armed robbery, assassinations, [...]

The Last Number to Call

For many it's a heart-warming festive time: Christmas trees, attractively-wrapped presents and twinkling street decorations bring a magical smile to children´s faces. [...]

Home is where the heart is

An interview with local Mallorcan Antonia Crespí who runs the interior shop in the town of Santa Maria in the centre of Mallorca called 19. Its well worth [...]

International Schools in Mallorca

The main difference between the international schools on the island is the language of instruction. Although the majority of the schools here teach in English and follow the British [...]

Sofas in Mallorca

Your guide to buying a sofa in Mallorca. [...]

Pride or Prejudice?

An event that happened in her native Ireland reminds abcMallorca editor, Helen Cummins that the slavish preservation of an indigenous language doesn't always have a positive impact. [...]

Meet the Directors of Private International School Agora Portals

A new private school in Calvia sets the standards of education in Mallorca. Directors MarÌa Pilar González and Rafael Barea explain to Roland Kroiss what’s behind the strategy of [...]

Conserving Tradition

An American family who moved to their relatives estate in the hills overlooking the magnificent bay of Pollenca. The Barratt-Brown family describe their new way of life in Mallorca. [...]