New Mini in Mallorca

It is a surprisingly steep climb to the top of the Cap Rocat. With full views of the bay of Palma de Mallorca it is well worth the climb though. Beneath my feet sits the piercing blue Mediterranean Sea to one side and Mallorca’s capital Palma to the other. I am surrounded by wildlife, too – a noticeboard outlines the number of rare birds to be sighted on the grounds of this most unusual hotel. This is a former military fortress –... Read More

Road trip: BMW 3 Series

To test a new car to its utmost, nothing quite beats a long road trip. What may have appeared to be a well designed, thoughtfully packed product, soon shows its flaws when put to test on a long and laborious four-day road journey. This was our task as we flew out to Malaga last month to drive the new BMW 3 Series Saloon for over 2,000 miles – our journey took us through arid central Spain, up to the Atlantic coast, via the Pyrenees to France,... Read More