Archive for 'September,2012'

The wonderful world of soil fungi

The wonderful world of soil fungi

Well, if you watched the movie ‘Avatar’, you couldn’t help feeling enthralled by Pandora, the amazing faraway planet with its exuberant life-forms. Remember how the jungle lit up at night, showing underground fluorescent connections between all the plants…? Amazing! Wouldn’t […]

New Caritas containers

New Caritas containers

One of the main aims of Caritas is to afford some dignity to those living in difficulty or scarcity, raising awareness and informing the public about situations of poverty and vulnerability, their causes and consequences, and the possibility of participating […]

Classical Masters Support Young Music Students of Ibiza

Classical Masters Support Young Music Students of Ibiza

At 9:00 pm on Sunday, October 7th, the internationally acclaimed Erard Ensemble (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) will host an evening of the arts at the Palau des Congressos in Sta Eularia. This is intended to be the first in a series […]

Ibiza – DJ Awards

Ibiza – DJ Awards

The 15th edition of the DJ Awards is serving as an example of how helping others can be good promotion and good business. Apart from handing out awards to the best professional DJs and parties on the island they are […]

Excavations in Guatemala uncover ancient dam

Excavations in Guatemala uncover ancient dam

Recent excavations in the city of Tikal, Guatemala, led by the University of Cincinnati (UC), have uncovered the largest ancient dam built by the Maya of Central America. Commencing work in 2009, the UC team was the first North American […]

Ibiza in recycling fashion

Ibiza in recycling fashion

Ibiza has for a long time been famous for its creative fashion designers. Its new generation of designers always strive for their own individuality. Annabelle Widmann, known as ellebannA, is a studied costume designer who was born and brought up […]

A country moving towards a fully organic agriculture

A country moving towards a fully organic agriculture

Can you imagine a country with 100% of its agriculture done organically? Bhutan, a small state found between India and China, is on the road to doing so. The Bhutanese government has set itself the aim of converting the whole […]

Japan advances towards solar energy

Japan advances towards solar energy

After the nuclear disaster at Fukushima last year, Japan wants to encourage solar energy around the country. The aim of the Japanese government is to drive the quick development of a network of solar energy production plants all over the […]

The power of laughter

The power of laughter

“Laughter is the best medicine” is a phrase that has been bandied about for many years. A Chinese man, Li Xuan Tun, certainly shares the same view: For his whole life, Li Xuan Tun dreamed of living a peaceful and […]

The Eiffel Tower goes green

The Eiffel Tower goes green

The first floor of the famous Eiffel Tower in Paris is undergoing works aimed mainly at greening up the daily running of this landmark. By installing small wind turbines, solar panels and rainwater collection systems, the Tower’s energetic efficiency will […]

Self-cleaning cars

Self-cleaning cars

For a few years now, Nissan’s“Scratch Guard Coat”has been self-healing scratches on their cars, and this technology has even stretched to self-healing iPhone cases. More recently, coatings that heal more substantial scratches and scrapes have emerged through the use of […]

Ibiza Goes Into Overdrive

Ibiza Goes Into Overdrive

This month IBIZASUNMUSIC release their sensational new album entitled IBIZA OVERDRIVE. The My Destination team go behind the scenes to find out more about what promises to be the launch event of the season and the unveiling of a defining […]

New CD from Jon Michell

New CD from Jon Michell

This September sees the launch of ‘Taking my Time’ – a CD compilation of songs lovingly written and arranged by Jon Michell. Long-term Ibiza resident, Jon Michell, is probably best known as a celebrant of spiritual wedding ceremonies and the […]

DID YOU KNOW…? …that clouds are not water vapour?

DID YOU KNOW…? …that clouds are not water vapour?

By Jovi Esteve ((Meteorologist for Ràdio 9. RTVV) In this article we will clarify a concept that many people are mistaken about. You will have heard at some point that clouds are made up of water vapour. Far from it! […]

Leishmaniasis vaccine arrives in Spain

Leishmaniasis vaccine arrives in Spain

What is leishmaniasis? Canine leishmaniasis is a disease caused by a microscopic parasite called Leishmania. It is transmitted to dogs by the bite of an insect called Flebotomo (sandfly), often incorrectly called “mosquito”. Although the dog is infected, symptoms may […]

Sun protection

Sun protection

We are still enjoying our beautiful Ibiza summer so I thought it would be worth reminding parents about the importance of sun protection. Although some sun-related skin conditions are associated with light skin tones, all children’s skin should be protected […]

Ibiza Coop news from around the island

Ibiza Coop news from around the island

During August, despite the intense heat and the fact that most members are mega busy, we began seriously planning our  rst real presentation to the public next month in Camping la Playa (Cala Martina). So far we’ve had two […]

“HEAVEN & EARTH” at the melting point of the tangible and the incredible

“HEAVEN & EARTH” at the melting point of the tangible and the incredible

B12 The Gallery in collaboration with Aliwalu and Martina Verena. 4th of September 2012, 9 pm – Vernissage, Live Guitar Solo & Contemporary Dance Performance. “Today’s world is a creation of multiple standards designed by a power hungry society. Echoes […]

Vanity or Wellbeing?

Vanity or Wellbeing?

Beauty, aesthetics and personal care are concepts that may seem modern but that in fact have accompanied humankind since its dawn. Nowadays, materials, technologies and techniques have changed, but the concept has not: we humans wish to look in the […]