Culture

Why the clocks go back one hour this weekend

Clocks in Spain will go back one hour this Sunday October 30th, marking the end of daylight saving time. At 3am, the time will jump back to 2am, in line with the European Union directive that ensures that all 28 member states change their clocks simultaneously. According to estimates by …

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Specialist Supermarkets in Ibiza

Most people agree that one of the most magical things about Ibiza is it’s mix of visitors and residents from around the world. There are a wide range of restaurants to choose from the offer global cuisine, however if you prefer cooking at home, there’s no need to order the …

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Cervantes celebrations take over the Spanish Congress

The bell ring announcing the start of Thursday’s session in Congress was followed by another very different sound. It was the sound of violins, violas, cellos, a harpsichord and a double bass belonging to the La Spagna orchestra, which played fragments from Georg Philipp Telemann’s Suite Burlesque de Quixotte. Actors …

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Paella?

You would be amazed how many people have eaten this most famous of Spanish dishes, yet do not know where the name originated. And this being a Saturday night, it seems the perfect time to fill them in… The name is an abbreviation of the phrase ‘para ella’ meaning ‘for …

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Ibiza’s auction house enters summer mode

This is the time of year to remind readers that it’s all change at the Casi Todo auction house in Santa Gertrudis on Ibiza. The reason for the change is the increase in temperature, as attending an auction can involve a lot of standing and moving from the location of …

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