When the french occupied Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
July 17, 2018
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There were only seven years of French occupation between April 1756 and February 1763 but, without a doubt, the Gallic influence in Menorca left a deep imprint and San Luis was named in honour of King Luis XV. We can learn so much of the history […]

The red gold of Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
July 9, 2018
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In haute cuisine it is known as red gold because it’s average price is around 15 euros a gram and if we wanted to buy a kilo we would have to pay 12,000 euros. Today we want to focus our attention on the red saffron […]

30 years ago…

Bonnin Sansó
July 6, 2018
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It was discovered that the rissagas of Ciutadella came from Algeria. In 1988 Diario Menorca reported that the Meteorological Centre in Palma had discovered that the rissagas or tidal waves affecting the port of Ciutadella originated in Algeria. Four years previously there had been a […]

Direct flights arriving this summer

Bonnin Sansó
July 3, 2018
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This season up to 80 European airports will connect to Menorca with 92 routes – 21 National and 71 International.  This summer our island re-opens to the world! National Flights: Alicante, Oviedo, Barcelona, Bilbao, Ibiza, Granada, Leon, Lleida, Madrid, Malaga, Palma, Pamplona, Reus, Salamanca, Santander, […]

By bus to Macarella

Bonnin Sansó
July 1, 2018
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One of the star beaches of Menorca is undoubtedly Macarella on the South of the island.  Its idyllic image of white sand and crystal clear sea has meant thousands of tourists visiting every year.  This pilgrimage has had a devastating affect on the access road […]

Menorca is something supernatural

Bonnin Sansó
May 13, 2018
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Josema Yuste, actor, comedian and presenter Landed on the Island forty years ago to perform with his partner under the stage name ‘Martes y Trece’ (Tuesday the 13th, our equivalent of Friday 13th!). He was only here for forty-eight hours but what he saw captivated […]

Ona Carbonell, a mermaid in Menorca

Bonnin Sansó
May 12, 2018
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Completely in love with Menorca, Ona Carbonell is an inspiring synchronized swimmer, an avid collector of medals, a three times Olympic winner, who discovered her great passion in her early childhood, first in Cala Alcaufar and later in Es Murtar, a small urbanisation located near […]

The flower festival returns: Mao + Flors

Bonnin Sansó
May 10, 2018
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From the 18thto 20thMay, Mahon will once again literally be covered in flowers for the 11thyear running.  During four days more than 50 cultural events and almost 80 areas, both public and private, will be decorated turning the town into a festival of flowers, artistic […]

From Anakena to Villa Blanca

Bonnin Sansó
May 7, 2018
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Alexandra and Laurent are a couple of Parisians who owned a company renting rooms and catering, specializing in the organization of events for 100 to 4,000 people.  One day they decided to sell their company and set up somewhere in a healthier and more natural […]

From the Menorcan boat to the boutique experience

Bonnin Sansó
May 1, 2018
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They started building llaüts forty years ago, probably one of the most inspiring boats in the Mediterranean, the Menorquin. Now the Sastre family moves into the historic centre of Mahón with a new project, a boutique hotel located in two emblematic mansions of the late […]

Habitat medicine: when radiation occurs in the home.

Bonnin Sansó
April 6, 2018
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Geobiology is the discipline that explores the interactions between living beings and the physical earth. This science basically deals with what can affect the health of people and is known as “habitat medicine”. According to geobiology, there are some geopathogenic zones in which people can […]

The most viewed house in February

Bonnin Sansó
April 2, 2018
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24357 is a house that Bonnin Sanso was asked to sell in March 2017 but viewings did not start until November because the house was rented. Since then, we have had six visits, one of which has been by the final buyer. Interest in the […]

2nd photography contest for a charity calendar

Bonnin Sansó
March 29, 2018
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Bonnin Sanso is organizing a photography contest to find 12 winning images – one for each month – to be used to create a charity calendar to support three causes: Fight against breast cancer (ALBA Association), fight against childhood cancer (ASPANOB) and Help for abandoned […]

Stairs: not only up and down

Bonnin Sansó
February 27, 2018
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What kind of stairs can we find in the interior of a house? Although it may be surprising, the shapes of stairs are largely inspired by tradition, that is, they are the same in old and modern houses, but what distinguishes them is the way […]