VIDEO: Relax in … Port de Soller (Puerto Soller) in Mallorca, Spain

Port de Soller (Puerto Soller) in Mallorca, Spain

The coastal town of Port de Soller (Puerto Soller) in North Western Mallorca (Majorca) is a firm favourite with tourists who seek scenery over party. Surrounded by dramatic mountains, its sheltered horseshoe-shaped bay offers incredible mediterranean views. It boats two light houses, a vintage tram and marina with anything from cute fisher boats to the fanciest of yachts. Curious? Spend three minutes relaxing here with us in this video. Find out more about the area here.

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Eight Reasons to Visit North West Majorca

Eight Reasons to Visit North West Majorca

Majorca Misunderstood

Mention Majorca and many people picture lively, built up resorts such as Santa Ponsa and Magaluf. There is however a very different side to Majorca. One of rugged mountains, historic towns and villages and breathtaking scenery. We recently visited the north west of the island and discovered beaches which wouldn’t look out of place in the Caribbean and mountain roads with more twists and turns than any road in Ireland. These eight are what we consider the must sees in the area. There are others such as Cap de Formentor and Sa Calobra, which apparently has one of the most spectacular roads in the world down to it of constant hairpin bends and even a 360 degree loop! View Post

Top 10 Au Pair Survival Tips

Top 10 Au Pair Survival Tips

I decided in my early teens that once I had my A-Levels, I would be an Au Pair in California. I wanted a Spanish-speaking family because I already spoke English. Once I had made that decision, my grades improved dramatically and the determination to make my dream come true helped me pull through all of my exams (particularly maths … ergh… ). When the time finally came, my agency was unable to find me a Spanish-speaking family in the States, so I had a choice. Which dream do I make a reality? Live in the US for a year or learn Spanish? View Post