L’Illa del Aire, new marine reserve

Bonnin Sansó
January 16, 2018
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The Government of the Balearic Islands has pledged to declare the Illa de l’Aire as a marine reserve. Marine reserves are protection tools that serve to act as fisheries management tools both to allow fish populations to recover and to conserve the marine environment. In […]

Oriental interior design trends: Jade

Bonnin Sansó
January 8, 2018
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In recent years, the influence of the Orient on interior style, furniture and kitchen design has burst on to the scene as a trend that has come to stay. In Menorca more than a decade ago, Joan Vives and Ana Natta opened a shop in […]

Diving in winter

Bonnin Sansó
January 1, 2018
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For all those who take their holidays out of season and who like diving, Merak Diving offers the chance to discover the depths of Menorca outside of the high season. These underwater sports professionals keep their facilities open 365 days a year, as explained by […]

The fun of ice skating in Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
December 23, 2017
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For the second year in a row, the Claustre del Carme de Mahón has become the favorite Christmas leisure space for the Minorcan Christmas festivities, with the installation of an ecological ice rink of 300 square meters. A safe place of fun for the whole […]

A day at the races

Bonnin Sansó
December 22, 2017
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Although it may seem that Menorca’s relationship with the horse is exclusive to its patron saint festivities, the link with the island extends far wider. An example of this is the Trotting Races, a harness trotting competition with a tradition which is found across all […]

The before and after of a house

Bonnin Sansó
December 11, 2017
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Using only four ingredients, there are chefs who have the talent to prepare a haute cuisine dish which leaves us speechless. In the same way, Pimms Chetwynd Talbot, commercial manager of Bonnin Sanso and her partner Iago, are capable of converting a old property into […]

Camí de cavalls: from Santo Tomás to Son Bou

Bonnin Sansó
December 8, 2017
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The stretch of the Camí de Cavalls that we propose to visit today does not go through ravines like the previous sections, but follows the low coastal area, typical of the central area of ​​Menorca. This is good news for inexperienced walkers since there are […]

Viejo Cafetín, a dream fulfilled

Bonnin Sansó
December 4, 2017
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Amanda and David are two old friends who had always dreamed of having their own business in Menorca. In December of last year, Amanda was working in Mallorca and David was looking for something to keep himself busy all year round and not only during […]

What to do on a rainy day in Menorca?

Bonnin Sansó
November 17, 2017
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Oddly enough, a rainy day in Menorca may provide the perfect excuse to do a lot of things that you might not otherwise do. It is true that the landscapes of our island feel better in the sun but with an umbrella in your hand […]

Living all year round in Binibeca

Bonnin Sansó
November 13, 2017
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Binibeca is a small fishing village located on the south coast of Menorca, a picture postcard scene lending itself to thousands of photographs one. It sits within the municipality of Sant Lluís and is considered one of the most beautiful areas of the island. During […]

Better use of your garage space

Bonnin Sansó
November 8, 2017
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Servinam ordem et ordo servavit te: keep order and order will keep you. It may seem that the garage is just that boring place where you store the car and anything else that does not fit in the house. However, with a little imagination, making […]

Welcome to La Orangerie

Bonnin Sansó
November 6, 2017
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LA ORANGERIE is a new attractive and diverse space that has opened its doors in the center of Mahón in which the two worlds of interior design and architecture complement each other perfectly. The store brings together the talents of the architect Juan Luís Cuerda […]

Cave house

Bonnin Sansó
October 30, 2017
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We have talked many times about the dream of being able to live in Menorca. This dream could take on different forms, some more and some less conventional, but few amongst you could ever have imagined planning your life in a real, but perfectly adapted cave. […]

Cinema in the original language in Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
October 4, 2017
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Although we are not in Madrid or in Barcelona, ​​where the original versions of films are projected widely, Menorca also offers a small selection for moviegoers. Every week, in the two commercial cinemas in Mahón and Ciutadella, you can see interesting premieres. Let’s take a […]

125 ways to enjoy Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
October 2, 2017
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At the beginning of July, we set out to find the images that best reflected the spirit of our island, its beaches, its streets, its countryside, its lighthouses or its people – a challenge that would demonstrate the experience of living, of sharing, of inspiring, […]

What menorcan fish do you know?

Bonnin Sansó
September 18, 2017
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We learn about them at school but we forget them and then when we get to the fish market, we always end up asking for the same fish because we do not remember more than four or five. From the Blog “Discovery Menorca” here is […]

How do you make an avarca?

Bonnin Sansó
September 11, 2017
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The avarca was and still is the typical footwear made in Menorca, based on an artesan skill that starts with the selection of the best skins, drawing patterns, cutting, sewing and finishing up with the final product and then shipping. A very hard-wearing footwear that […]

Antonia Prat – A future star of synchro

Bonnin Sansó
September 8, 2017
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Put this name on your list of sports stars to watch: Antonia Prat, one of the young talents in the Spanish synchronized swimming world is emerging like no other. Trained in the Minorisa Swimming Club, she joined the ranks of the prestigious Club Natació Sabadell, […]

Havaianas in Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
September 4, 2017
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“Havaianas” is the Portuguese word used to describe people from Hawaii but it is also used as the brand name of the world-famous flip-flops created in 1962, but inspired by the traditional Japanese sandals. The designer Jean Paul Gaultier used them on the fashion catwalk […]