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Strawberry Festival 2019

Summer means strawberries… Rhodes celebrates strawberries by having a festival dedicated to all things strawberry. This year it will be held on Sunday 11th May and will start at midday in the playground area of Paradisi High School. It’s such a lovely way to spend the afternoon. Visitors are invited to try lots of delicious… Read more »

A Week of Preparation and Tradition

The week between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday is known in Greece as “Big Week”. This is a time of preparation and traditions that are set in stone in a way that is both reassuring and heart warming. Each evening the Greek churches ring out with the beautiful sound of bells and families gather together… Read more »

Rhodes is Magical in the Winter

Winter is time whilst sitting in your office, contemplating the cold commute back home, that thoughts can turn to perhaps living somewhere where the winters are not so harsh. Many visitors to Rhodes only consider it as a summer holiday destination but in winter Rhodes has much good weather and clear bright blue skies. The… Read more »

Judy Garland’s Former Malibu Beach House Sells for $3.5 Million

In “The Wizard of Oz,” Judy Garland followed the yellow brick road to discover the fantastical Emerald City. Cynthia Harrison-Wallach, a television and documentary filmmaker who counts that classic 1939 film among her favorites, similarly followed the Pacific Coast Highway to discover her dream house in Malibu, California: a beachfront Cape Cod that was once… Read more »

Fig Season Has Arrived

The fig tree is one of the world’s oldest trees native to the Mediterranean and so highly regarded by Greeks that long ago laws were once in place to prevent their export. This super sweet fruit is just bursting with health benefits such as antioxidants and multi vitamins which make it well deserving of its… Read more »

Live | Simply

Research reveals that small pleasures in life are what make us happy. Luxury in today’s society has been redefined. It no longer means something affordable to some and not others. It is largely accepted nowadays that luxury is more to do with our personal quality of life. It can be watching the sunset, finding quiet… Read more »

Finest & Rarest Wines | Featuring a Superb Private Collection

Sotheby’s auction of the finest and rarest wines takes place on 11th July in London and features 476 lots estimated to bring between £1-1.3 million. The lead collection boasts legendary Bordeaux including Haut Brion 1989 and 1990. Large formats of 1996 First Growths feature Latour in Jeroboam and Mouton in both double magnum and Imperial…. Read more »

Sotheby’s International Realty Launches Virtual Staging Augmented Reality App

Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty(sm), powered by roOomy, Revolutionizes the Homebuying and Selling Experience for Sales Associates and Consumers. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced the launch of Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty, a mobile augmented reality (AR) app that will bring a home’s virtual staging images from 2-D perception into augmented reality. The… Read more »

Ancient Filerimos

Looking at the pictures of Filerimos monastery one could be convinced this magical place is somewhere in Tuscany instead of just on the outskirts of Rhodes Town.. Mount Filerimos overlooks the towns of Ialyssos and Ixia with breathtaking views of the Aegean sea stretching all the way towards the coasts of Asia Minor. Filled with… Read more »

Embrace winter in Rhodes

People think of Rhodes as a summer destination but if you are a new home owner here on the island or considering buying a “summer” home it’s worth knowing that winter in Rhodes is just as much fun as the summer. Temperatures are lower and it’s a great time to explore. The Lindos Acropolis is… Read more »