Tag: Slow Living

why choose to live in Mallorca

Why choose to live on Mallorca?

Find out why Mallorca is the number one place to move to in the Mediterranean and why it continues to appeal to thousands of expats every year.

2020 the year for Slow Living

In light of this year’s Slow Luxury Living magazine, Helen explains why this year has been an important one in slowing down and appreciating where we are.

The Mallorcan way of life

The locals on Mallorca have their own approach to property on the island splitting their time between the city and their summer family residence.

Puerto Pollensa Mallorca

In Search of the Mediterranean Lifestyle

It’s not surprising that so many of us aspire to living a Mediterranean lifestyle, but what does that really mean?

Sustainability: A Job for All

With the climate clock ticking, we all – politicians, organisations, and individuals – need to cooperate to prevent ecological disaster.

10 Easy Ways You Can Live More Sustainably

Mallorca has committed itself to a model of sustainable development. We propose 10 actions you can take to help Mallorca become more eco-friendly.

A Mediterranean Pace of Life

In our increasingly chaotic world, The Slow Movement is gaining in popularity with many choosing to live on Mallorca and enjoy a more tranquil life.

Mallorcan culture matters

International artists, musicians and designers come to Mallorca to celebrate its creative history and tradition. It’s a magnet for cultural enthusiasts!

Caló d'es Moro Mallorca

Mallorca: a Mediterranean microcosm

Ever more people are looking to what is seen as the simpler and sunnier climes of life in the Mediterranean. But why are so many drawn to Mallorca?

abcMallorca

If it’s hot and happening, it’s in. Fuelled by love for the island, abcMallorca magazine has been a golden source of info for more than a decade.

Meet Slow Food activist Laura Buades

Ever since Laura Buadas founded the Balearic branch of the worldwide Slow Food movement, she’s been helping people on Mallorca eat healthily and fairly.

Finding Hygge equals finding happiness

Denmark gave us Lego, Pandora, and Bang & Olufsen, but its latest contribution to modern life – hygge – could be the best and simplest yet.

The Luxury of Time

Instant gratification – I want it here and I want it now. Sound familiar? Today’s unrelenting pace of consumption, together with the short attention span for the new, perpetuated by ease of accessibility.

Time to Spend More Time With the Family

Resigning to spend more time with your family is one of life´s great euphemisms. But maybe now is finally the time to put family first for a change, suggests Adrienne Cullen.

Luxury from obscene to reality

Psychologist Isabella di Carlo examines how the attitude towards luxury is evolving and changing in these challenging times.

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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