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Top ten things to explore on the island of Corfu

 1. Explore Corfu Town Getting there A visit to Corfu town comes highly recommended and access by bus, car or boat is easy from all parts of the island. Parking is around 3 euros for the day, the best option being the large car park near the New Port. Buses run regularly ( e.g. every… Read more »

The deserted village of Old Perithia

High above the coast, in the foothills of Mount Pantokrator, lies the deserted village of Old Perithia. This hidden treasure is the oldest surviving mountain village in Corfu and dates back to the mid 14th century. Old Perithia once had a population of around 1,200 people. It was originally built to provide a safe hideaway… Read more »

Traditional greek food

Traditional greek food is an enticing array of colourful and appetising dishes. You will find aromatic stews of tender meat, charcoal grilled meats and fish, tempting pies and brightly coloured salads. Each greek island has their own signature dishes, but olive oil is always a key feature and is combined with fresh herbs or spices… Read more »

On location for ‘The Durrells’

The first episode of ITV’s six part drama ‘The Durrells’, based on the memoirs of Gerald Durrell, attracted an audience of over six million viewers and has received excellent reviews. It makes wonderful Sunday evening viewing, when you can relax with a glass of wine and escape to the sun-clad terraces and azure coves of… Read more »

UK Flights to Corfu

Corfu is one of a group of Islands in the Ionian sea and is the nearest and most accessible Greek island when travelling from UK. UK flights to Corfu are less than three hours in duration which is manageable, even if travelling with a young family. 2016 has seen a marked increase in the number… Read more »

ITV filming Durrell series on Corfu

Filming of a new six part period drama has just begun on Corfu. The series is called “The Durrells” and is based on the memoirs of Gerald Durrell who lived on the island from 1935-1939. Gerald Durrell OBE, was a naturalist and author. At the age of 11, he moved to Corfu with his widowed… Read more »