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What Do Spanish and Cleveland Beaches Have in Common?

Michael Goldberg | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Michael Goldberg

What ultimately happens with Mallorca's entrepreneurial community may or may not resemble what's been done in Cleveland. It's for the Mallorcans to decide what's best for them. With over 35,000 people from 183 countries having registered for my MOOC, I know similar discussions are taking place in other parts of the world.

The Exceptional Traveler: My First Date with Airbnb

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

When my recent housesitting assignment in the southwest corner of Mallorca was over, it was the perfect opportunity to give Airbnb a try.

5 Reasons to Cycle Mallorca

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

Majorca (Mallorca in Spanish) is the largest of the Balearic Islands, its 310-mile-long coastline a draw for millions of sun worshipers every year. But there's more to Majorca than beaches.

Majorca Proposes Bikini Ban Because Locals Are Sick Of Seeing Semi-Nude Tourists

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 05.01.2014 | Travel

Newsflash people: Not everyone wants to see your bikini bod, no matter how proud you are. At least not in Majorca, where the Palma City Council has...

The Exceptional Traveler: Travel on $1200 a Month! Part II

Bonnie Kassel | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Bonnie Kassel

The response to my last post, 'Travel On $1200 a Month!' was enthusiastic, but I received many emails from people wondering if I could travel so cheaply only because I was in Mexico. Happily, this is not true.

20 Reasons To Drop Everything And Go To Spain NOW

minube | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
minube

1.) The Mediterranean coast is paradise Spain's long, sandy Atlantic beaches and cozy Mediterranean coves are rightly famous throughout Europe....

You Never Thought You'd Do This... Until You Went On Vacation

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

People travel for many reasons. Some want to escape, to live life as they never would in their day-to-day existence. Others want to channel who they r...

Spain Busts Hells Angels Ring

AP | Posted 07.24.2013 | World

MADRID -- Spanish police say they have arrested 25 members of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang on the Mediterranean resort island of Mallorca. A poli...

Beyond the Running of the Bulls: Spain's 10 Wildest Festivals

minube | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
minube

In recent years, other fiestas like Valencia's tomato-throwing bash, La Tomatina, have made the international tourist radar and now draw visitors from around the world.

The Best Destinations For Stargazing

Mark Hodson | Posted 12.02.2012 | Travel
Mark Hodson

A recent study estimated that 99% of the population of America and Western Europe never see a clear night sky unobscured by dust, smog and light pollution. In cities such as London, the firmament simply never darkens. Now imagine yourself reclining in a desert oasis on a clear moonless night, the air still and silent as you stare up at velvety black heavens carpeted with stars. Linger long enough, and you'll see satellites inching across the sky and glimpse shooting stars.

Uninformative Announcement Causes Panic On Mallorca-Bound Jet

Posted 09.08.2012 | Travel

Chaos broke out on a Malmo Aviation flight bound for Mallorca on Friday when an obviously distraught stewardess announced that the plane was experienc...

SNEAK ATTACK: Goalkeeper Fail Leads To Easy Goal

Posted 01.11.2012 | Sports

Merely saying that Real Socieded was blown out by Mallorca when the teams tangled in the second leg of their Copa del Rey round of 16 pairing is an u...

Soccer Team Hits Ball Off Post Three Times In Four Seconds

Posted 11.12.2011 | Sports

Sometimes a soccer team can exhibit tremendous skill by somehow not scoring a goal. In fact, Arsenal has made a habit of it in it England over the pas...

Racy Catholic Calendar Angers Spain Church Leaders

AP | By MANUEL MIELNIEZUK | Posted 01.25.2012 | World

SANT JOAN, Mallorca -- Seeking to raise money for their Roman Catholic youth group on the Spanish tourist destination island of Mallorca, members came...

Naked Passion Of The Christ Calendar Shocks Catholics

The Guardian | Giles Tremlett in Madrid | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Catholic youth group has shocked its religious superiors in Mallorca by producing a calendar that features a nude version of the passion of Christ. ...

ETA 50th Anniversary: Spain On Maximum Alert

AP | MANUEL MIELNIEZUK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Balearic Islands — The leaders of Spain's main political parties paid tribute to two slain police officers Friday as security...

Mallorca Bombing Kills 2 Police Officers, ETA Blamed

AP | MANUEL MIELNIEZUK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PALMA DE MALLORCA, Balearic Islands — A powerful bomb on the Spanish resort island of Mallorca killed two police officers in their patrol vehicl...