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The Private Aviation Sector Takes Off

In any crisis, some lose whilst others gain. If restaurants close, supermarket takings go up. The same is true for aviation as private flying is one sector of the travel industry enjoying a massive up-turn. The way the superrich travel may have changed forever as they enjoy the freedom and luxury of travelling by private… Read more »

Greece’s first underwater museum

Earlier in the year, Greece opened its first underwater museum in Alonissos. Visitors will be able to experience the ancient shipwreck called the Peristera. The Peristera was a cargo vessel loaded with thousands of amphorae, filled with wine, which sank in the Aegean sea around 500 BC. The cargo included black-glazed bowls, cups, plates and… Read more »

Private Island Interest is Booming

Many buyer’s have often thought about the idea of buying a private island, the pandemic has just served to accelerate this niche market. Buying an island is often more driven by the heart rather than investment purposes and ease of access is always important. The private island market has benefitted in large by our new,… Read more »

Corporate nomads are on the road to Greece

John Roese, Chief Technology Officer of Dell Technologies[/caption]John Roese, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Dell Technologies, discussed in a recent teleconference the open prospects and great potential that Greece has to attract foreign workers and companies in the field of technology and informatics. “I think that I will easily work from an island in Greece…. Read more »

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“The war for Digital Nomads Heats up as Greece Passes New Tax Law”, says Forbes

“If you can work from anywhere, why not work from Greece?” asks a promotional document seen by Greece’s parliament this week. Amid dreamy images of whitewashed farmhouses and deep-blue seascapes, it sets out a new law that allows newly settled foreigners to pay half their income tax over the next seven years. From January 2021,… Read more »

Breaking News: Greece is open for 29 countries

Starting from June 15, Greece will be welcoming tourists and travellers from 29 countries. No tests or quarantine will be required. Authorities will be performing occasional random testing, while visitors will be required to take all the necessary social distancing measures. The list of the 29 countries is the satisfactory result of an epidemiological profile… Read more »

Private jet industry CEOs say business will boom

Executives predict that the health and safety aspect will make more flyers willing to pay the extra cost to fly private as opposed to first-class on commercial. CEOs from the nation’s top private jet charter firms and even some based overseas are in agreement that despite the current downturn associated with the pandemic, they’re expecting… Read more »

Stay Home | 4 Reasons Why Home Matters

There are many famous quotes about home – “home is where the heart is,” “there’s no place like home,” and “home is where your story begins,” to name a few. These are sentiments we can get behind now, more than ever. Let’s settle into our favourite spots and take a look at the importance of… Read more »

5 Ways to Stay Fit at Home

There’s an App for That Fitness and mobile or wearable devices have gone hand-in-hand for quite some time now – with apps like LoseIt, Johnson & Johnson’s 7-Minute Workout, and countless others in both the App Store and Google Play Store, there are plenty of apps to help you manage your caloric intake, inspire you… Read more »

Anne Hathaway’s new Manhattan penthouse is on sale by Sotheby’s Int’l Realty

Oscar-winning actress Anne Hathaway and her husband, producer and jewellery designer Adam Shulman, are selling their luxury New York City penthouse for $3.495 million. After the birth of their second child, the couple requires more space than this two-bedroom minimalist home provides. Having purchased the apartment in 2016 they carried out a carefully considered renovation… Read more »

Pasithea, Corfu

Six Stunning Panorama Villas on Corfu island

With great intellectual and artistic past, Corfu preserves its multi-cultural background and Venetian elegance until today. Corfu’s Old Town is a UNESCO heritage site of great architectural interest. The lush scenery, peerless beaches, picturesque villages and it’s high green hills have always been of an anazing beauty. We have therefore collected the best breathtaking panorama… Read more »

Ski Chalets we love

As the ski season is approaching the sport enthusiasts and snow lovers are getting ready to sparkle in their winter holidays in some of the world’s best skiing playgrounds. There is a huge variety of resorts to choose from, with exquisite terrains and activities but the Crème de la Crème traditionally choose very specific resorts… Read more »

Sotheby’s International at Times Square

Two large screens totalling 1,914 sq. ft of the viewing area, measuring 53’ x 20’ (vertical screen) and 22’ x 34’ (horizontal screen), will feature a series of video instants showcasing extraordinary properties from New York and around the world. From August 1st until the end of September 2019, New Yorkers and visitors alike will… Read more »

The Mykonos Magic

Few places in the world combine relaxation and sophistication this well – the elegance of natural materials integrated into the landscape and the magical creativity of tantalizing summer flavours.

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Five homes for kitesurfers in Greece

Kitesurfing is undeniably one of the most thrilling and addictive sports – after all, nothing beats the feeling of harnessing the pure power of the wind to glide over the waves! It is easy to practice sport and usually involves most of the family members. Whilst the Mediterranean may not see the wild seascapes of… Read more »

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Mykonos – Streets of Gold

Mykonos has become a Mecca for high-end shopping, with some of the best international jewellery designers selling their precious ‘wares’ from enchanting little white-washed boutique stores. The prestigious Swiss watchmaker and fine jeweller, Chopard, can be found tucked away down a picturesque cobbled alleyway. Feast your eyes on ultra-rare diamonds encased in exquisite pieces designed… Read more »

A Glimpse Into the Past

Step foot on Milos, Kimolos or Poliegos and feel as if time has stood still. These three lesser-known Greek islands are truly magical destinations. Perhaps because they remain untouched by mass tourism or perhaps because of their authentic charm. Whatever it is, if you yearn to leave the real world behind for a while and… Read more »

Spondi Athens

Michelin stars lead Athens dining scene

Culinary aficionados make a bee-line for Spondi, Greece’s only 2 Michelin star restaurant, located between the upscale neighbourhoods of Mets and Pangrati. Opened in 1996 by Apostolos Trastelis, this discreet, charming and intimate restaurant serves high-end French cuisine using seasonal ingredients and local produce. Further south, Hytra is a true Athenian establishment, having opened in… Read more »

Wine Auctions

Liquid gold for buyers and sellers

The event was unique for many reasons, beginning with the fact that it was the highest-estimated wine auction in history. The three-day sale actually exceeded all expectations, with 2,704 lots, that’s 16,889 bottles of wines, reaching the astronomical sum of €.25,000.000! The wines came from the extensive cellars of the Tran-scend-ent Wines collection, belonging to… Read more »

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Voukourestiou, Athens’ luxury retail street

Since the early 1950s, Voukourestiou Street has been the favourite shopping destination of well-heeled Athenians and international visitors, with a particular focus on rare European and American imported goods alongside gold and jewellery. Named after the Treaty of Bucharest, which ended the second Balkan War in 1913, the street differs from other international luxury shopping… Read more »

The 36th Athens Marathon 2018 saw a record-breaking 55,000 runners taking part in this historic race, covering the 42km from Marathon to Athens’ Panathenaic Stadium

Going for Gold at the 36th Authentic Athens Marathon

The 36th Athens Marathon 2018 saw a record-breaking 55,000 runners taking part in this historic race, covering the 42km from Marathon to Athens’ Panathenaic Stadium. The golden standard for all long-distance runners, the authentic Athens Marathon has given its name to all other 42km footraces across the globe. Marking the legendary feat of 5th Century… Read more »

Skorpios – The beguiling beauty of Greece’s most exclusive private island

The Ionian islands on Greece’s west coast are a unique collection of emerald treasures, perched elegantly in the warm waters of the Ionian Sea. Corfu, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Lefkada and the numerous smaller islands which surround them have a rich and diverse history, resulting in an elegant combination of Italian, French, British and Greek style, and… Read more »

otheby’s International Realty creates a unique publishing partnership to deliver superior lifestyle content to millions of discerning readers around the world in co-operation with Dow Jones Media Group

Unique Media Partnership

Sotheby’s International Realty creates a unique publishing partnership to deliver superior lifestyle content to millions of discerning readers around the world in co-operation with Dow Jones Media Group. RESIDE Magazine will be custom published by Sotheby’s International Realty in cooperation with Dow Jones Media Group, publishers of PENTA, MarketWatch and Barron’s, leading titles in the… Read more »