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Recommended Tavernas in Corfu – Squirrel

Squirrel Restaurant Location Squirrel restaurant is very high on our list of recommended tavernas in Corfu. This lovely taverna is located on the Analipsis Road, tucked away behind the main coastal road in Ipsos. Heading south on the main coastal road continue past Ipsos harbour and the end of the beach. After this, take a… Read more »

Recommended Tavernas in Corfu – Vitamins

Vitamins Taverna Location Vitamins is one of our highly recommended tavernas in Corfu. It is located in Nissaki on the main coastal road of north-east Corfu. Vitamins taverna offers a lovely family dining experience. Perched above Nissaki, the views from the dining terrace across the bay are delightful. The recent extension of a roof cover over the… Read more »

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 »