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Craftsman of Dreams

Leading Yacht Designer Giorgio Vafiadis Talks Greece, Design and Zero Gravity • Tell us a bit about your career so far. How did you enter the yacht industry? I entered the yacht industry back in 1973, as a student at the Sapienza University of Rome, in the School of Architecture. One of my professors asked… Read more »

Kitesurfing 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! Whilst the Mediterranean may not see the wild seascapes of the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans, Greece has many beautiful and breezy destinations perfect for… Read more »

Prada Voukourestiou Greece Sotheby's International Realty

Upscale shopping reaches new heights on Voukourestiou, Athens’ premium luxury retail street

Upper 5th Avenue, New Bond Street, Via Montenapoleone, Rodeo Drive, Rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré…every major city has its flagship shopping street. For Athens this is Voukourestiou Street – at first glance an unprepossessing and narrow street in Kolonaki which, on inspection, unveils a plethora of domestic and international luxury brands, from Dior and Cartier to Kessaris… 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 »

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.