Mallorca – Cooking Show and Class

Mallorca – Cooking Show and Class

A Covid silver-lining… whilst staying at the Belmond La Residencia in Deia, Mallorca, we decided to take a Cooking Show and Class and were spoilt by having the Executive Chef Guillermo Méndez as our personal teacher. And he pulled out all the stops and shared...
Mallorca – The Caves of Hams

Mallorca – The Caves of Hams

Initially the plan was to visit the Caves of Drach (where you can go in a boat in the caves all lit up) but because of Covid these Caves were closed. However, Liam and the girls were able to tour the Caves of Hams. It was really impressive and they did a great job of...
Mallorca – Coasteering

Mallorca – Coasteering

We had never heard of this activity before, but as soon as we read about it, Liam and the girls were keen to take up Coasteering! It is like “via Ferrata” only now it is on cliff faces where the ocean is below but in coasteering you also jump off the...
Places – A Stroll around Deia, Mallorca

Places – A Stroll around Deia, Mallorca

The little village we stayed in Mallorca: Deia is picture perfect! All the houses are made from stone and sit atop stone terraces with views out to the Mediterranean Sea. Our villa we stayed in was half way up the small hill which if you continue walking takes you to...
Places – Art Class at the Belmond, Mallorca

Places – Art Class at the Belmond, Mallorca

The first morning we were in Deia, Mallorca, we attended an art class by Alan Hydes. Liam initially wanted to take a pass, but in the end he loved it and I think his was one of the best! We also were able to have a look at Alan’s art studio and I pzrticlulary...
Places – The Belmond La Residencia, Deia Mallorca

Places – The Belmond La Residencia, Deia Mallorca

Years ago I did quite a bit of research around the Belmond hotel La Residencia in Deia, Mallorca. I actually had it on my shortlist for celebrating my 40th birthday before I decided to have it in Southern Africa. The hotel is really beautiful – even better than...