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9 Ways to Experience Halkidiki, Greece: Where to Stay, Eat & Explore

Jul 2, 2013  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

Traveling to the islands of Greece is by far the most popular way to experience the beaches on the Aegean Sea. But north of Santorini and Rhodes, you’ll find a new way to explore the beaches of Greece on the coasts of Halkidiki, the birthplace of Aristotle. Here, there is no cultural, culinary, back-roads or sea-based adventure that can’t be dreamed up. This is where Greek families head for summer vacation and where a relaxed quest for enjoyment rules.... Read More

Where to Stay in Northern Greece: 7 Luxury Hotels to Call Home

Jun 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

There are accommodations in every price range, offering every level of inclusion or abandon, at nearly every destination around the world. What makes a hotel stay outstanding instead of just good and fine is the level of attention to detail. At a macro level, these standout details are things like over-sized towels, spacious and uncluttered rooms, great wine and food, a multitude of amenities and, of course, an unbeatable location.... Read More

Vedema Resort Santorini Celebrates Local Flavors With 2013 Year of Gastronomy Events

May 17, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

With a climate of year-round sun fused with cool sea breezes, it’s no surprise Santorini fosters a host of scrumptious delicacies that have become essential to locals, and adored by chefs and foodies the world over.... Read More

Russian Billionaire Buys Greek Island Where Jackie O Got Married

Apr 25, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Athina Onassis, heiress to one of the world’s most famous fortunes, has sold the Greek island where her grandfather Aristotle Onassis married Jackie Kennedy to a Russian billionaire. Dmitry Evgenevich Rybolovlev, an investor, philanthropist and owner of the AS Monaco Football Club is said to have paid about $150 million for the idyllic isle named Skorpios for his 24-year-old socialite daughter Ekaterina.... Read More

Luxury Villa Near Athens Could Have Changed the Course of History

Nov 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Sally Farris

Most people when they read Homer’s The Odyssey, think that the hero of the story perseveres in his journey to return to his faithful wife. Once you consider, however that he was a king and probably lived in a place similar to the Delenia Villa in Ewia, you will probably see things differently. Forget Penelope, the reason Odysseus didn’t dawdle with a goddess divine or throw hours away in friendly conversation with a Cyclops was because his home probably looked a lot like this luxury villa.... Read More

Best Beaches in Europe

Nov 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  8 Comments

White powder sand, secluded enclaves, staggering cliffs, crystal clear water, and swaying palms are just some of the reasons travelers flock to the beaches winding around the European coastline. Whether you want to surf, build sandcastles with the kids, ride jet skis, snorkel among the marine life, or merely sleep in solitude, there is a beach waiting for you in your favorite destination across the Atlantic. We’ve picked five from the long list of impressive places to dig your feet in the sand and bask in nature’s beauty on your next luxury vacation in Europe.... Read More

Luxury Villas in Greece on the Market for Bargain Prices

Sep 25, 2012  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Have you always dreamt of owning your own luxury beachfront villa in Athens, Mykonos, or Santorini, Greece? Well, it looks as if now you can with the current state of the Greek economy and its collapsing currency! Yay! According to German newspaper Der Tagessspiegel, luxury real estate brokers are seeing far more activity than they were a year ago.... Read More

At Night at the Theater in Athens

Aug 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

It is quite fitting that such a radiant venue would be located in Athens, especially when one considers the theory that all of Western drama can be traced back to ancient Greece.... Read More

Sightseeing in Athens

Aug 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Having a huge collection of historic sites makes Athens one of the most intriguing locations in the world to spend a vacation.... Read More

Luxury Resort Walking Distance to the Acropolis

Aug 16, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

The stylish Arion Resort and Spa is right where you want to be during a vacation in Athens. Within walking distance to the Acropolis and a short walk from the metro station, this resort provides guests with a great central location to see all the great sights of this magnificent city.... Read More

Luxury Villa Rental With a View in Santorini, Greece | Villa Fabrica

Aug 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  1 Comment

Imagine polished white walls, arched ceilings and doorways, and minimalist furnishings highlighted by streaming natural sunlight and the bright blue waters of the Mediterranean. No, you’re not dreaming; you’re at Villa Fabrica, one of the most simplistically stunning luxury villas in Greece, located on the island of Santorini.... Read More

Vedema Resort Santorini Sets the Scene for Romance in Greece

Jun 5, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  2 Comments

Surrounded by vineyards and the deep blue seas of the Aegean, Vedema Resort, offers a small haven of sunshine, rugged coastline and panoramic views. It comprises 45 coquette villas with a unique architecture. The whole resort is based on facility and simplicity. Thus, every aspect is pure, simple, but with a grand note of luxury.... Read More

Amanresorts to Open Amanzoe in Greece Summer 2012

Mar 12, 2012  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Finally some good news out of Greece, Amanresorts, the Singapore-based group behind several of the world’s top luxury hotels, has plans to open Amanzoe. This 38-suite resort will be located near Porto Heli on Greece's Peloponnese peninsula and is scheduled to open this summer. The group’s 25th property will be the third on the Mediterranean, joining Montenegro's Aman Sveti Stefan and Turkey's Amanruya. Amanresorts’ properties are known for their outstanding architecture, and the new addition to the portfolio, designed by renowned architect Ed Tuttle, is no exception. A luxurious Aman Spa incorporating Greek beauty rituals and local ingredients is being unveiled... Read More

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