The Most Beautiful Village In Spain – Fornalutx, Mallorca

The Most Beautiful Village In Spain – Fornalutx, Mallorca

An idyllic mountain village sprawled in the mountain range of the Serra de Tramuntana is precisely what you can expect when you visit Fornalutx. The spectacular views from the village are what dreams are made of. When I was informed of this village that has claimed the title of 'The most beautiful village in Spain' [...]

Living Dreams in Santa Maria

Living Dreams in Santa Maria

There is nothing like a Mallorcan adventure. More so,  just a nice afternoon excursion out of Palma. It's always good to get out of the city when you can, there is just way too many things to experience on this wondrous island. The winter weather has been so incredibly awesome, it just asking to be basked [...]

The Ultimate Sunday Funday On The Island Of Mallorca

The Ultimate Sunday Funday On The Island Of Mallorca

Sunday funday! One of my favorite days of the week. Its the day I just do whatever I darn well please. Hence why its called Sunday funday. So how does one go about enjoying a Sunday in Mallorca? Well a good start would be to find yourself a quaint little cafe and get your engines [...]

C’an Joan de S’Aigo, Palma’s historical ice cream parlor.

C’an Joan de S’Aigo, Palma’s historical ice cream parlor.

History, Coffee, Ice Cream, and your typical Spanish pastries. Sounds pretty darn delightful doesn't it? Well, it was - and you probably should have been there. Being Saturday afternoon after a busy week of being awesome. My energy was lagging a tad(even though it comes naturally, it still can take it out of a person) [...]

Spontaneously, I woke up back in Spain.

Spontaneously, I woke up back in Spain.

As per usual Petrena style, I made the spontaneous decision to return to Spain for a bit. My other home. Palma de Mallorca, Spain. It seems I just can't stay away for that long, it drags me back. Well, in all honesty it doesn't take much dragging. Hello Palma!!    Holy man, first of all, [...]

Tantalizing my taste buds with market perfection;)

Tantalizing my taste buds with market perfection;)

It was one of those days where I had a craving for some fresh food and Spanish market ambiance. After gathering the troops and getting a meeting point sorted, I was off to Mercat de l'Olivar, to indulge in some fresh seafood, and in addition to that of course, some very tasty Vino. I love [...]

Snow in Mallorca?? Oh heck yes! And I was all over it;)

Once in a blue moon in Mallorca you get those rare moments where the mountains get a nice little blanket of snow.  It's a big excitement here, even causing roads to be shut this past weekend as there was far too many people trying to get to it.  For some this is their first real [...]

Inspiring myself in Barcelona:)

Inspiring myself in Barcelona:)

I decided to take myself on a little trip to Barcelona.  And it definitely did not disappoint, in fact, it was nothing less than super impressive.  From appreciating the work of Gaudi and his masterpieces that are now world heritage sights, to enjoying history a plenty at different museums, fabulous restaurants and nightlife,  cafes, markets, and plenty [...]

The unique area of Basque in Southern France and Northern Spain;)

The unique area of Basque in Southern France and Northern Spain;)

Taking in all the beauty that Biarritz, France, has to offer:) Who knew(well I am sure some of you know) that Basque(the area here) is it's only language, and the people here very much consider themselves their own Culture/Country. Soooo freaken interesting;)❤️