March, the month of planting

Bonnin Sansó
March 10, 2017
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At the end of March is when we change stations, the days will be longer and the temperature will start to rise. Spring can be gentle, but the third month of the year is a month that can alternate between hot days and weeks of […]

Ray fish cooked the menorquin way

Bonnin Sansó
March 3, 2017
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Ingredients: 1 kilo Ray fish, clean and cut 600 gr potatoes 2 medium onions 2 to 3 tomatoes Sweet pepper ( Pimenton dulce) 3 cloves of garlic Breadcrumbs Pinch of sugar Parsley Olive oil Salt and pepper For the sauce: 250ml of fish stock 125ml […]

Carnival in Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
February 27, 2017
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In Menorca we call carnival “els darrers dies”, which means the last days in which you can eat meat before Lent. The days include Thursday, a date which is a main event celebrated in Spain where the gastronomy is very popular in the open air, and […]

The most exotic lighthouse in Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
February 10, 2017
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On the skyline of the island of the five lighthouses, as the writer Ferran Ramón Cortés christened Menorca in an essential book for communication professionals, the lighthouse set on the islet of Isla del Aire occupies a special place. This is because in its time […]

Menorca through its books and authors

Bonnin Sansó
February 8, 2017
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The list of books that speak of our beloved island is long but we have made a selection of four essential writers in order to understand Menorca through their books and thoughts; four narrators who through their pages have made this island a referent beyond […]

Oiling the machinery of the allotment

Bonnin Sansó
January 25, 2017
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For our urban allotment fans, we once again get down to work and concentrate on our private crops, after passing a few months of low activity and having picked the cabbages, cauliflowers and radishes we planted in September and October. February is a month to […]

Camí de Cavalls: from Els Alocs to Algaiarens

Bonnin Sansó
January 24, 2017
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Today, on our very own route along the Camí de Cavalls, we are going to cover almost ten kilometres, from the beach of Els Alocs to that of Algaiarens. They are two beautiful spots, far from the typical tourist routes which range from beaches and […]

Musical traditions of Menorca that you must discover

Bonnin Sansó
January 18, 2017
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Popular dances have existed since humanity itself. Musical traditions that pass from fathers to sons, generation to generation, and like anywhere else, become the musical soundtrack to the most festive moments of the year. In Menorca the traditional dances that have been able to survive […]

Menorca day: Saint Anthony

Bonnin Sansó
January 13, 2017
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In Menorca, every 17th of January marks the commemoration of the arrival of King Alfonso III and the Christian conquest of the island. In Maó there is a dedicatory statue. During the days leading up to and after the date, concerts, poetry recitals, institutional conferences, fairs of […]

Ecological gifts

Bonnin Sansó
January 4, 2017
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Christmas time is present time… but what should we give? We’re going to try and be a bit ecological and think of something useful that does not have a direct impact on our planet. What do you think of the idea? Statistics say that during […]

Selection, passion, Menorca: Aquitania

Bonnin Sansó
December 20, 2016
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Aquitania is kaleidoscopic. It is indeed a large furniture, lighting and decoration shop situated in Mahón, but above all it is a way of understanding life, of enjoying it through a sustainable prism, of elegance and discretion, of passion for the luxury of the essential […]

Camí de Cavalls: from Binimel·là to Els Alocs

Bonnin Sansó
December 16, 2016
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Today’s walk along the Camí de Cavalls is one of the most abrupt ones of the Menorcan coastline. The gradient of this section is steep with ravines, above all from Cala Barril to Els Alocs, which have some very unique natural landscapes. The effort required […]

Christmas recipe: amargos

Bonnin Sansó
December 14, 2016
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“Amargos” forms part of the list of typical cakes and pastries sweets most linked to Menorca’s gastronomic tradition, an absolute must from the popular cookbook that at Christmas takes on a star role in our homes. Here is the step-by-step recipe. Ingredients: 400 grams of […]

Coming out at home: the curtain

Bonnin Sansó
December 12, 2016
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They say that curtains are a reflection of our personality because they decorate the rooms in which our lives take place. Today we go a little further as a solution to create an integral atmosphere through which furniture, sofas and rugs are fused to create […]

Volunteers of the Illa del Rei

Bonnin Sansó
December 6, 2016
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There are lovely stories to be told because inside them they hold reasons to be proud and grateful. This is the case of the volunteers of the Illa Del Rei, a group of anonymous people who for more than a decade have come to an […]

Surf & windsurf, enjoying the waves

Bonnin Sansó
December 4, 2016
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It is still a destination outside of the usual circuits for surfing and windsurfing, despite the fact that Menorca is considered a paradise for sailors where the wind is usually a regular guest for most of the year: a treasure to discover where you can […]

Camí de Cavalls: from Cala Tirant to Binimel·là

Bonnin Sansó
November 21, 2016
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Our recommended section this time is one of the best conserved on the Menorcan coastline, as well as including different options for very interesting cultural visits. The whole route goes through an area declared by the European Union as a Site of Community Importance and […]

How to survive moving houses

Bonnin Sansó
November 18, 2016
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They say that moving house stresses out anyone but more than that, if badly organised, can cause premature ageing. Here we want to explain to you how “to survive moving houses”. The most important thing is to prepare with sufficient time. If we know what […]

Raons, the most desired fish

Bonnin Sansó
November 16, 2016
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One of the most-loved fish by the people of Menorca is the Xyrichthysnovacula, the pearly razorfish, known here as “Raons”. In other parts of the country it is called Galán, Loro, Lorito, Bodión or Gorrión. It is a small fish, with fine, white meat, so […]
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