Is silence the future of the West End Ibiza?
Today saw the announcement which could solve the noise issues once and for all and now everyone’s asking is silence the future of the West End Ibiza?
Over recent weeks many of you will have seen various articles that in the last year after the introduction of the zone for special acoustic protection (ZPAE) area covering the West End of Ibiza that a total of 1.7 million euros worth of fines have been issued.
The majority of these fines were for exceeding the noise levels as set down by the local council under the ZPAE area ahead of last summer. Read more
The Magic of Ibiza
You read about it everywhere, you see people tweeting about it and commenting on Facebook. Everyone that has ever been constantly goes on and on about it, but what exactly is it, What is the magic of Ibiza?
Is it simply those first few steps on the island, into the searing heat, feeling like you have reached your hearts true home?
It’s inevitable it’s Ibiza
I’m not one for returning to the same destination more than once, for me I like to get out there and see as many places as possible. However, there’s just something about Ibiza that has me returning each year since my first trip in 2013.
Every year I tell myself it will be the last time, but deep down I know I’ll be back one day (I will literally find any excuse). I’m not sure if I love the music or the people more, but there is just something special about this place. Read more
Working in Ibiza
Having spent some time in Ibiza during late May it amazed me at how many jobs were still available for summer workers.
A chance encounter with a long serving summer worker (into his 10th year) at the Fish Ibiza provided a surprising answer which was further backed up by a conversation with another long term Ibiza resident.
This year it seems that there are lots of workers but they just don’t seem to be able to get their head around the fact that they are in Ibiza to work.
There are hedgehogs in Ibiza, who knew?
So, as happens on a regular basis in our random Ibiza travels, we find out something new about the island and this was no different. There are Hedgehogs in Ibiza, who knew?
To back up a little we had been invited by dear friends of ours to spend a few hours catching up with them at their house high up in the hills of Ibiza.
In such a beautiful and quiet setting where all you could hear was the wind rustling through the pine trees and the birdsong the conversation soon turned to the wildlife of the island. Read more
Kevin and Perry Go Large turns 18.
Possibly one of the biggest Ibiza films ever made, Kevin and Perry Go Large comes of age this week being released 18 years ago.
The feature film based on the comedy characters of Harry Enfield aka Kevin the teenager and his best friend Perry played by Kathy Burke was taken from short sketches in their comedy show and adapted onto the big screen.
For those who have never seen the sketches Kevin is your typical teenager where life isn’t fair, his parents are embarrassing but when transferred to the big screen it was all about music, losing his virginity and Ibiza. Read more
Space Ibiza is to return
Click here for all the latest Space Ibiza news or read on for our April fool 2018 article.
Since the end of the 2016 season there has been a massive hole left in our hearts after the iconic Space closed it’s doors for the final time. But today we can reveal that Space Ibiza is to return to the White Isle!!
It has been 18 months since the doors closed and we have all been mourning the loss of what was truly the world’s best and most loved club.
Everyone has been desperately waiting for news of it’s return, in any format and today we have some fantastic information we are now able to share. Read more
Ibiza not the same anymore
In the many years of visiting the island and writing about it wonders this is a line I hear a lot – Ibiza it’s just not the same anymore because of blah blah blah.
I never really got or understood this line, Ibiza is a wondrous and ever evolving island it sets trends, it is forward thinking in how it deals with music, tastes, styles, fashion even tourism to some degree. Read more
Ibiza is true healthy living
Many of us may only visit the island for a few days or a week at a time taking in the wonders and excesses that go with being away from home, but for the lucky few that live there Ibiza may well be the best place to live on earth.
I am not saying its totally stress free. I mean having to earn your whole year’s living in a 5 month summer season cannot be easy, but here are my 8 reasons why Ibiza is just a better place to live. Read more
A new way to visit Ibiza
With the ever changing way people are visiting Ibiza, we have now heard several examples of a new extreme way to visit the island and enjoy the best Ibiza has to offer.
To read up on the way those visiting the white isle are changing read this excellent post by Martin Makepeace here “Record Arrivals for Ibiza but Where’s the Money?”
However, there is now an emerging extreme way that people are visiting the island. Read more