Unruly Drinking on This Spanish Island Could Cost You Thousands

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 03/22/2019, 1:00 AM

Tourists who break public drinking laws on the Spanish island of Majorca—long known for its beaches and raucous party scene—will face fines of up to €3,000 (US$3,400) this summer, as part of a crackdown on boozy misbehavior. Under the new restrictions, law enforcement can fine alcohol-fueled revelers for fighting, breaking stuff, and otherwise “causing a public nuisance," according to The Indepen...

Bikini (And Speedo) Ban To Be Instituted On One of Spain's Balearic Isles

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 05/07/2014, 12:30 AM

And if you guessed Ibiza, you're dead wrong. But before I reveal which island, a bit of history: In 1838 writer George Sand and her lover, composer Frederic Chopin decided to winter on this Mediterranean isle in the hopes that it would prove a restorative sojourn for the tubercular composer. That guess proved wrong. Not only was the island lashed with driving winds and constant ra...

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