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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. [...]

Mallorca, a cutting-edge oasis

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 residents alike.

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Form 720 – What Next? by Blevins Franks

Form 720 – What Next? by Blevins Franks
04 February 2014 - 31 March 2014

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? Do you need to report again this year?

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Outdoor Dining

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

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Gourmet Food

Gourmet Food

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

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New Tax Reporting Laws of Wealth Assets in Spain

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 assets in excess of 1.3 million euros then this information is very important for you. Act now - call the tax and wealth management experts Blevins Franks today!

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Local Products – An Asset Worth Promoting

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 local market.

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Luxury Kitchens Mallorca

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.

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Why Mallorca is Number 1

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 and grow….

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Education in Mallorca

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 to schools in Mallorca.

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Mallorca Embraces Cultural Diversity

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 high quality of life on offer - it is not always esay for the locals.

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Getting your NIE number in Mallorca

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 account - you will need to register for an NIE number. Here we explain how to organize your NIE number in Mallorca.

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A Delicious Life

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 in front of me. One bite brings a whole new meaning ...

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Is the Price Right?

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 find the island expensive depends on where you have come from, ...

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Fiestas and Farewells

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, and is family life in Mallorca as good as it might seem? Mandy van Zuydam investigates.

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Relocation to Mallorca

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 if you are poorly prepared you could soon be left feeling ...

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International Schools in Mallorca

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 of international schools offering high-quality education here in Mallorca means that ...

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Beware of Car Jackers on Mallorca

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, drug-pushing and, of course, brutal, car-jacking heists. Roundly condemned as dangerously ...

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The Last Number to Call

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.

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Moving to Mallorca Guide

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 features/amenities you want in a property and the neighbourhood (eg access ...

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Home is where the heart is

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 a visit to find some very unusual presents, decoration and art.

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International Schools in Mallorca

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 curriculum...

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Pride or Prejudice?

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.

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Conserving Tradition

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.

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