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Cool, luxurious, practical brands at eezy

With so many high price-point interior stores on Mallorca, it can be tricky to find furniture that still offers quality without the expense. Enter eezy…

Terraza Balear throw summer celebration

Terraza Balear celebrated the beginning of summer with an exclusive party among friends, colleagues, clients at their showroom in Son Bugadelles.

“Workshop” at Baibén in Puerto Portals

In an exclusive dining room above Baiben restaurant in Puerto Portals, Michelin star Chef Arellano, shares culinary souvenirs in a “world food” experience.

A romantic rooftop hideaway in Palma

A romantic rooftop hideaway in Palma

Looking for a quiet spot for dinner away from the crowded Palma streets? An enchanting rooftop restaurant is my recommendation!

Porcelanosa unveils renovated showroom in Palma

State of the art kitchens, bathrooms, wall and floor tiles were the main attractions at Porcelanosa’s special relaunch of its Palma showroom. Find out more.

Charles Fazzino visits Palma

Mensing Gallery put on a great event with guests enjoying a flamenco performance as they feasted their eyes on Fazzino’s new collection. Find out more.

Luxury Online

With online sales growing monthly, business managers need to find an e-commerce strategy that works for them. Gone are the days when a simple website was sufficient presence in the virtual world. Helen Cummins discusses the challenges facing luxury brands online.

Palma College leavers’ dinner 2017

The fourth leavers’ dinner at Palma College was, as always, a heartfelt event, with the founders congratulating students and reflecting on their time.

Friday Lunch at Puro

The coolest weekends start early at Puro Hotel, where Palma’s trendy set go for the Opio Friday Lunch,here’s another great reason to look forward to Friday!

KARE reveals new home & decor trends for 2017

Design enthusiasts from across the island attended Kare store where Mallorcan artist Jose Luis Mesas exhibited some of his stunning artwork.

HORECA Baleares

With 65 exhibitors and a stream of events and tastings with top local chefs, Horeca Baleres brought out the best in the Mallorcan food scene.

Faking it!

Luxury brands suffer damage to their business with the prevalence of high-quality fake products available worldwide. Helen Cummins investigates the impact that buying fakes has on the industry and what it says about the consumers of imitations.

International Dinner Parties

Adrienne Cullen is an author and journalist based in south-west France. She’s an enthusiastic dinner party hostess – and an even more enthusiastic guest.

Amal Clooney wears Dior

Wife of George Clooney, Amal choose Dior haute couture for the red carpet golden Globe Awards.

The Princess Grace Awards Gala

Dior agrees a three year sponsorship deal with the Princess Grace Foundation which will see the late princess’s life celebrated with a number of upcoming events.

Gold Party at Meliá de Mar

Meliá de Mar hosted the Gold Party as part of their 50th anniversary celebration.

Super yacht Port Adriano’s Fun Parade!

Sailors, divers and Mair Maids are some of the characters the ‘Fun Parade’ brings to Port Adriano. Check out the photos of the great presentation of this tailor-made show!

How to take care of pearls

Learn how to take care of your pearls so that they will last forever! Find out how to store and clean your pearl necklaces, bracelet, earrings and rings here.

Why are Majorcan Pearls special?

Find out why Majorcan pearls are considered to be the best world-wide. Simple, elegant, versatile, classic and modern – Almond Blossom pearls are forever!

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

The website helencummins.com is a collection of all the things Helen values since moving to the island, running abcMallorca Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

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

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