Nautilus – a 38-acre private island in Castine Harbor, Maine, on Penobscot Bay – is to be auctioned on October 18, 2012, at Dennetts Wharf Restaurant, 15 Sea Street, Castine. Looking across the bay at Islesboro and the Camden Hills, the property is rich in history and breathtaking scenery. The three-story main residence rests on the bluff. It includes a library,powder room, large living room, office, foyer, butler’s pantry, professional kitchen,formal dining room. 5 bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms.
Most often, when people think of renewable energy, connotations of eco-friendliness and green living come to mind. Rightly so. Environmentalism, however, needn’t be your only incentive for switching to an alternative energy source. In many cases, renewable energy can actually be an economically-wise lifestyle choice as well. With fuel and electicity prices rising by the day, alternatives such as solar and wind power can be quite attractive
We have all dreamt of paradise and likely the towering peaks and turquoise waters and verdant greenery of the surrounding islands have been part of that day dream. But why dream when for less than 1 million euro, the perfect South Pacific island can be yours? Belonging to the Society Islands archipelago (French Polynesia), Bora Bora and its marvelous lagoon are considered to be the most beautiful in the world. Situated approximately 280 km to the north-west of Tahiti, Bora Bora features two striking mountains – Mont Pahia and Mont O Te Manu –and a lagoon that is surrounded by a coral reef and a chain of little islands (called “motu”in Tahitian). Andone of these motus – MouteIti– is now for sale.
Attention All Pilots: PARADISE IS LESS THAN AN HOUR AWAY… Tropical breezes, palm trees, sugar sand beaches, warm clear waters, friendly folks, fresh sea food, cold beer and of course some of the most beautiful islands in the world. So easy even a Light Sport Aircraft can do it… The Islands of The Bahamas now welcomes Light-Sport Aircraft (LSA). The Bahamas now accepts the certification of U.S
Newest City in China is a Tiny, Remote Island The newest city in China is a small and remote island outpost located in a zone of highly disputed territory in the South China Sea. Only just large enough to accommodate a runway for aircrafts, the island known as Sansha already has a hospital, bank, post office and supermarket. Conditions in the fledgling city have been described as salty, hot, harsh and humid with no fresh water available save what is collected from the rain or shipped in via freighter
Coco Collection Resorts, Retreats and Spas, one of the finest hoteliers in the Maldives – operating the Coco Palm resorts of Coco Palm DhuniKolhu and Coco Palm BoduHithi – recently welcomed internationally acclaimed Chef Damian Barrett as the Area Director of Culinary for Coco. Bringing an impressive resume of experience spanning 25 years in the Asia Pacific region, Chef Damain’s diverse culinary creativity was honed at such notable establishements as The Sydney Regent, Fregate Island, Baros Maldives and Banyan Tree Vabbinfrau Maldives. Chef Damian is thrilled to be, “Creating varied, unique and true culinary experiences with such a dynamic team in superb surrounds and being part of an established product evolving further.” While menus have yet to be set, Chef Damian’s enthusiasm and keen leadership is sure to help Coco Collection set new heights of culinary excellence. About Coco Collection:The Coco Collection is a cornucopia of luxurious designer hideaways committed to environmental values and minimizing its footprint on the environment
As much of the recent media coverage in Greece has focused on doom, gloom and crisis, it may be easy to forget about the lifestyle, beauty and opportunity to be had in one of the most idyllic island regions in the world. Take Kato Antikeri for instance: Ideally located in the northwestern Cyclades in the Aegean Sea, this 272 acre island is perfectly suited for investment or personal use.
Aegean Dreams: An Ideal Opportunity in Greece
There is more electrical energy created by the sun in one hour than the entire world use in one year and the amount of solar energy reaching the surface of the planet is so vast that in 365 days there is about twice as much energy as will ever be obtained from all of the Earth’s non-renewable resources of coal, oil, natural gas, and mined uranium combined. Convinced that solar energy is the solution to global warming and environment issues, Michele Puzzolante, Italian Industrial Designer, decided to get involved in the green energy new era by inventing a “unique building integrated photovoltaic concept totally self-sufficient non-polluting energy generator,”that is in harmony with its natural surroundings, says Puzzolante the mastermind behind the concept of the Solar Floating Resort (SFR).
It is said that building a custom sailing yacht can be a delicate balance, or even a series of trade-offs, but it is difficult to find a shadow of compromise within the Royal Huisman’s Twizzle. The 57.5m – long labour of love embodies what has been referred to as “the art of the only just
Royal Huisman’s Twizzle
Until recently, flying an airplane recreationally has been a fanciful notion; an aspiration inhibited by various complexities. For many, a lack of options in high-performance leisure aircraft, the time it takes to earn a pilot’s licence and other intricacies have clouded the reality of taking flight. The ICON A5 is a Light Sport Aircraft, a
The Icon A5