Home is where family is

Since leaving the white sands of the West Indies behind, the Horsman family have found contentment on Mallorca, surrounded by nature and local culture.

Sleepless in Alcúdia

Peter Markham, a former editor at the BBC, shares the highs and lows which come with modernising a house in a medieval Mallorcan town.

A new life on Mallorca

Property expert Andreas Botas moved to Mallorca with the help of Living Blue’s Mandy Fletling where she advised him to live in the centre of the island.

Fulfilling the dream of becoming a writer

British writer David Coubrough shares the release of his new book ‘Death in Deià’ where he explains how he found inspiration in Deià’s natural landscape.

Teresa Sapey
The Mediterranean allegory of Teresa Sapey

The Italian architect Teresa Sapey opens the doors to her 16th-century Palma home, bursting with Mediterranean inspiration and creativity.

The cost of the Mallorca dream

Is it expensive living on Mallorca? Here are some helpful tips to save on your euros and live well on the island.

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If you’re planning to live on Mallorca permanently and perhaps have a young family – choosing the right school will be a priority. If you are looking for a job or want to establish a business then you need to assess the possibilities. If it is a more relaxed pace of life that you are looking for then you will enjoy reaping the benefits of the health and wellness sector here. We’ve drawn from years of firsthand experience of living on Mallorca to help you find the best schools, recommended medical services, as well as highlighting those favourite family hotspots!

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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