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Meet: Damiá, our local expert in Mallorca

Meet: Damiá, our local expert in Mallorca

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On being a Mallorcan… I consider myself a Mallorcan even though I was actually born in Barcelona....
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Meet Guillem, the last palmito artisan of Mallorca

Meet Guillem, the last palmito artisan of Mallorca

On Mallorca, as well as a lot of other Mediterranean islands, there are many ancient artisanal traditions that we are at risk of losing. Making and selling handmade products has become harder since so many buyers no longer value the hours of labour required, or they fail to recognise the...
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Meet: Marialaura, our local expert in Mallorca

Meet: Marialaura, our local expert in Mallorca

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On how Marialaura ended up in Mallorca… I’m from Italy and I met my husband in Paris...
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Like a local: Sustainable fishing on Mallorca

Like a local: Sustainable fishing on Mallorca

At first glance, the artisanal fisherman’s life you see on Mallorca looks romantic. Poetic and almost bucolic — fishing in these beautiful waters aboard a little boat, selling the day’s catch to the best restaurants in Palma, and living a slow food life without any rush, concrete jungles, or traffic...
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24 hours in: Mallorca

24 hours in: Mallorca

Sun, sand, and resorts by the sparkling, blue sea… those are probably the first things that spring to mind when you think of Mallorca. But while a relaxing vacation spent basking in the sun is something that everyone enjoys once in a while, Mallorca has so much more to offer! If...
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A guide to summer festivals in Mallorca

A guide to summer festivals in Mallorca

Mallorcans love summer. We’re always patiently waiting for summer to arrive. We think about summer in the autumn, in the winter, in the fall… it’s on our minds 24/7! It’s a well-known fact that as a society, Mallorcans are summer people. Not because it’s the best time to find work,...
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Things to do in: Mallorca

Things to do in: Mallorca

Cushioned by the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Mallorca is a picturesque island that looks like the backdrop of every Dolce and Gabbana perfume ad. The largest of the Balearic Islands, this popular holiday destination immediately conjures up images of sun, sand, relaxation, and late summer nights spent on...
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Mallorca has some of the best wines you’ve never tried

Mallorca has some of the best wines you’ve never tried

You probably already know the famous Spanish D.O. (Denominación de Origen) wines, such as those from Rioja and Ribera del Duero. But if you want to try something extra special, head to the small wine cellars of Mallorca. Mallorca wines aren’t typically exported, so in order to taste them, you’ll...
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40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

40+ things locals say you should know about their cities when you visit

There are some basic rules that follow travellers around wherever they go: watch out for pickpockets in tourist zones; negotiate a taxi rate before you get in the cab; when in doubt, don’t drink the water. But then there are some specific rules for each country, and even each city....
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Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Under-the-radar wine heavens for quenching your thirst

Everyone knows the Napas and the Barossas of the world — places whose names are synonymous with one thing and one thing only: really, really good wine. The malbecs of Argentina, the ports of Portugal, the shirazes of Australia — it’s easy to think you’ve tasted the world when you’ve...
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