Places

Called “The Greek Riviera”

On the northeastern Peloponnese coast, a three-hour ferry ride from Athens, or 25 minutes by helicopter. The area is chock-full of protected coves and bays on the crystal-clear waters. Porto Heli is a small seaside town with large port. This port is a frequent mooring place for fishing boats and yachts in summer, giving to Porto Heli a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Also knonw as a frequent family destination, this region gets frequented by Athenians who have holiday homes there in summer. The location is convenient for road trips to Ancient Epidaurus, Poros, Ermioni, Mycenae, and Nafplion. From the small port...

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We Believe the summer place in July is Mykonos

Greece and its thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas is just unique. Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple, is amazing, but the place to be in July is in its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos. Mykonos is an island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. It’s popularly known for its summer party atmosphere. Beaches such as Paradise and Super Paradise have bars that blare thumping...

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The most amazing restaurants to dine among plants

  Perfect for those breezy summer nights. Here are some of the most beautifully designed ‘beer gardens’ and leafy restaurants from around the globe. Image: The Ivy. Photo: Christy Osborne Perfect for those breezy summer nights. Here are some of the most beautifully designed ‘beer gardens’ and leafy restaurants from around the globe. Image: The Ivy. Photo: Christy Osborne Le Sirenuses Hotel, La Sponda, Amalfi Coast, Italy Duddell’s, Hong Kong. By Studioilse The Butler, Sydney Commissary at The Line Hotel, Los Angeles. Photo: Audrey Ma   Leo’s Oyster bar, San Francisco   The Ivy, Chelsey, London   American Trade Hotel, Panama...

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Amazing Luxury Beach Villas

“Luxury isn’t ostentation, it’s a sensation”, said Christophe Lemaire, Creative Director of Hermés. Luxury villas have long been associated with traditional holiday resort opulence and excess. But today’s villas are more than that. They combine stunning locations, fabulous design and bespoke solitude – perhaps, the greatest luxury of all. Here are some of the best contemporary examples found around the world. Luxury isn’t ostentation, it’s a sensation”, said Christophe Lemaire, Creative Director of Hermés. Luxury villas have long been associated with traditional holiday resort opulence and excess. But today’s villas are more than that. They combine stunning locations, fabulous...

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