Author: Emily Benet

Emily Benet

An award-winning blogger and author of three novels. Her most recent book, The Hen Party, is set on the island of Mallorca which she feels lucky to call her home. An ex-Londoner who happily swapped the city for a more relaxed, outdoorsy one beside the sea, she loves nothing better than to write about travel, island life and its people from her sunny terrace.

Beauty beyond skin deep

Palma-born model, Patricia Román, shares the story behind her online cosmetic shop, Miljø Store, which offers high-end products that are kind on your body as well as the planet.

Luxury yoga retreat Mallorca

Ananda is the Sanskrit word for ‘bliss.’ It’s the sensation you’ll doubtless sink into on a yoga and wellness retreat at the magical finca Son Salas. Emily Benet met the founder, Nadine Hawa, who admits she didn’t always love yoga.

Probably the best beer in Mallorca?

In a region better known for its wine, one determined Belgian has constructed a temple to artisan beer. A successful architect, a licensed farmer and a passionate beer maker; Emily Benet meets the driving force behind Toutatis.

The art of investing

Investing in art is an art in itself and it’s well-worth getting advice before you get started. Two experts in the field shared their advice with us.

Gallery Red Palma

Mallorca’s Art Scene is about to be enriched by the arrival of Gallery Red; an entirely new concept gallery and design centre in Palma.

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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