17 Apr
corfu

New TV series The Durrells puts the beauty of Corfu back on the map

Through a classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs, late British nature writer and expatriate of Corfu, Gerald Durrell, is hailed as being responsible for putting Corfu on the tourist map, accountable for the tourist invasion of the 1970s and 80s. Now a new six-part ITV drama, The Durrells, based on Gerald Durrell’s memoirs of his life


 

18 Mar
Corfu at Easter

Celebrating Easter on Corfu

Corfu is a popular place for Greeks to flock to at Easter, it is a place transformed with colour, marching bands, and religious fervour. Palm Sunday starts the celebrations and each day of holy week has special significance. On Good Monday Greeks go shopping to prepare for the week and bake Fogatsa and Mandolato, similar


 


 

14 Aug
Art on Corfu

The artists of Corfu

From poets to painters, writers to sculptors, Corfu has long been a favourite destination for creatives seeking tranquility and inspiration to nurture their artistic expression. With its outstanding natural beauty, laden with lush rolling hillsides, hiding quaint whitewashed villages and churches, lapped by a periphery of golden beaches and rocky coves, it isn’t difficult to


 

13 Jul
Lakones

Three must see inland villages on Corfu

From the heady night scene of the livelier resorts to tranquil hilltop villages where time seems to have stood still, Corfu is a thoroughly diverse island that has something for everyone. If you are of the latter persuasion and yearn peace and solitude on holiday then you’re in for a treat, as Corfu is awash


 


 

03 Jan

Reasons to visit Paxos

Unless you’re aged 18 – 30, single and living the high life, the chances are you yearn some simplicity, tranquillity and peace on holiday. If the simple life was accompanied with skies as blue as the ocean, crystal-clear water lapping bays and coves that protrude from a stony shoreline and a landscape dominated by olive


 

14 Nov

Ferry to Igoumenitsa – A day trip from Corfu

Corfu is without doubt a beautiful and mesmerising island but a little contrasting scenery never did a traveller any harm. If you happen to be on Corfu wanting to fill your holiday itinerary with diverse, interesting and exciting days out then taking a ferry with your car from Corfu Town to Igoumenitsa on mainland Greece would