Word of Mouth: Ibiza

Discover hidden beaches, wine bars and fine dining in the party paradise

Long before the ’60s hippie movement made Ibiza (or Eivissa in Catalan) a pit stop in their global migrations, the Balearic island held spiritual heft. The mythical home of the Carthaginian moon goddess Tanit has, for millennia, attracted those seeking a wicked good time. Nowadays, of course, the White Isle is known worldwide for its high-voltage nightlife—which segues into dazzling sunrise mornings into day parties …

Visiting Joan Miró’s Creative Refuge in Mallorca

A quiet place for inspiration within the hubbub of Palma

In between the sun, sea, sand and freshly caught seafood that comprise the Balearic Islands experience, there’s also artistic inspiration to be found. Mallorcaa top tourist destination for Britshas its share of embarrassing headlines featuring overzealous young partiers, but there’s a reason Catalan artist Joan Mir chose to live the rest of his life here (beyond his mother Dolors Ferr and wife Pilar being Mallorcan) …