Saturday, October 21, 2017

Breaking Island News

Greece: Question Marks Surround Sale of Skorpios Island

Skorpios Island

The sale of the Greek island of Skorpios is to be reviewed by the Greek Legal Council to ensure compliance with the terms of former owner Aristotle Onassis’ will.

Skorpios Island

The widely reported sale of Skorpios Island is to be placed under judicial review after doubts were cast over the …Read More: Greece: Question Marks Surround Sale of Skorpios

Breaking Island News

Worldwide: Farhad Vladi’s Panoramio Celebrates 1 Million Visitors

The online image archive of the globally-renowned private island broker and aerial photographer has now been viewed by an incredible 1 million people from every corner of the planet.

(Farhad Vladi with his camera on an island tour)

When it comes to beautiful islands, there is a true universal appeal …Read More: Worldwide: Farhad Vladi’s Panoramio Celebrates 1 Million Visitors

Island Issues

Europe: The Myth of Greek Island Sales Rises Again

Throughout Greece’s ongoing financial crisis, rumors that the country is considering selling off its treasured islands to foreigners have been rampant in the media.

(Image of Skorpios by Farhad Vladi)

What makes the idea of owning a Greek island so captivating? Of course, the rocky, desert isles in the deep …Read More: Europe: The Myth of Greek Island Sales Rises Again

Governments buying Islands

Europe: Can the Lithuanian Government Buy a Private Isle in Greece?

The mayor of Lithuania’s capital city has suggested that struggling Greece should sell the country a private island to use as a resort – but is it even possible?

(Skorpios Island Courtesy of Farhad Vladi)

A paradise island on Greece’s sunny Mediterranean shores sounds to many people like the perfect …Read More: Europe: Can the Lithuanian Government Buy a Private Isle in Greece?

Island Gossip

Greece: Despite Rumours, No Skorpios Island for Mr. Armani

The sale of the fabled isle of the Onassis family to fashion designer Giorgio Armani has been widely misreported in the press – what makes this private island rumour so compelling?

…Read More: Greece: Despite Rumours, No Skorpios Island for Mr. Armani