Art & Culture

Artist Grason Ratowsky

Exchanging the buzzing New York metropolis for the sedate Mallorcan countryside, painter Grason Ratowsky has found the perfect retreat for exploring his creativity – and starting a family.

Pablo Escobar’s Secret Son

Phillip Witcomb on discovering the shocking truth about the identity of his father and how he found peace on Mallorca capturing the island’s beauty through art.

The Pasodos Ballet Company

Founded by Mallorcan Laura Macías and Irishman Gavin de Paor, the Pasodos dance company has been bringing ballet to the world’s stages since 2003.

Awash with creativity

Mallorca based artist Barbara Lovrich’s watercolours are rooted in meditation and maternity and expressed through vibrant flowers and figures. Read her story here…

Natasha Zupan

Cultured, elegant, ethereal like a 1930s diva, and blessed with an overwhelming creative talent, Natasha Zupan welcomes Soledad Bescós into her studio-home in Valldemossa.

Fabrizio Plessi

Has achieved the seemingly impossible, exhibiting in six museums in six months. Soledad Bescós tells the story.

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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