People

Simeon Friend

By | October 20th, 2017|Categories: People|

Having first come here on a lad’s holiday in 1989, it was work that brought him back to the island at the end of the 90s. At that time, he was travelling the world putting on music events featuring artists like Underground and Prodigy for different international brands including Kahlua and Ballantine’s. Meanwhile, when he [...]

Rachel Parsons

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: People|

2017 is something of a milestone for Rachel Parsons, as she celebrates her 20th year of living, loving and working on the island. And, she tells me, it’s been an incredible journey, full of highs and lows. Having never even visited the island before, she was inspired to make the move after a chance conversation [...]

Marc Rahola Matutes

By | September 24th, 2017|Categories: People|

He threads together ideas and thoughts with astounding ease, depth and eloquence. From his office, decorated with motivational slogans, works of art and photos of his wife and his three daughters, Marc Rahola Matutes embodies the spirit that inspires his company, with projects based on concepts that have been developed with exquisite meticulousness. “We do [...]

Josch

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: People|

The first time he came to the island was in 1975. A friend’s parents had a house in Ibiza and one on Formentera, so he quickly got to know and love both islands.  His own parents owned houses on the coast of mainland Spain. After finishing school, he broke off his business studies and subsequently [...]

Miguel Molina

By | July 3rd, 2017|Categories: People|

When you first meet the actor and performer Miguel Molina, it’s impossible not to be mesmerised by his powerful persona. Charisma emanates from him like an unseen aura, captivating your attention immediately and infinitely. Hailing from a theatrical Spanish dynasty, his father is the celebrated and iconic singer and actor Antonio Molina, revered across Spain [...]

Scott and Mandy Gray

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: People|

Welcomed as always by their infectious, upbeat good nature, we talk to them about their life here in Ibiza and their plans for the summer ahead. Determined to make a life on the island where they met and fell in love, on the hallowed dancefloor of Space over twenty years ago, in 2011 they decided [...]

A life on the waves

By | May 29th, 2017|Categories: People|

Juan and Maribel have spent all their life devoted to a common passion: radio. Theirs is the story of how that love and dedication brought them to create what is nowadays the most prestigious Ibizan broadcaster in the world: Ibiza Global Radio. Juan Tur began his career in radio in 1971 broadcasting from the bell [...]

Jonjon and Sasha Moon

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: People|

This iconic restaurant is quite simply part of Ibiza´s soul and spirit, and as she prepares to enter her 18th year, we speak to the dynamic brother and sister team, JonJon and Sasha Moon, who this year will be at the helm of beautiful Bambuddha. Having spent their childhood in and around the restaurant, and [...]

María Bernad, a fresh, creative look at the world of fashion

By | February 3rd, 2017|Categories: People|

Along with her boyfriend Roberto Ruiz, another multi-talented young person, model, journalist, photographer and ideas man, she is visiting Ibiza for the first time in support of Gran Hotel Montesol’s new journey. “I have never been to a hotel that identifies itself so closely with my aesthetic”. As far as the Montesol is concerned, she [...]

Juan Mari Arzak

By | January 11th, 2017|Categories: People|

I first came to Ibiza in 1974, to Ku, with Pedro Subijana.  I liked it so much that I have never missed one single month of June since then”. Juan Mari Arzak is unequivocal (holder of the National Gastronomy Prize as the best chef and for the best restaurant, a third star from the Michelin [...]