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Corfu out of summer months

It is a shame that regular direct flights to Corfu from any European city cease from mid-November to late March. Not because it’s less convenient but because Corfu, one of the finest islands in Greece, is equally spectacular out of season too. Daily flights via Athens or Thessaloniki are the way to get here or if you are lucky enough the boat from Venice is a lifetime experience to cherish. Yes, it rains he ...

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Hotels for healing and relaxation

In a previous posting I extensively outlined my view of Corfu Island as a place for healing and transformation. In short, Homer’s universal hero Ulysses was healed back to life on this very sea green haven as did many other heroes through the ages. Apart from its historical lineage, the colours, the energy, the beauty, the water all contribute to the island’s ability to cleanse and rejuvenate.Treat your bei ...

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A town stay of universal value

Have you ever considered the advantages of a town stay for your holiday? Old Corfu Town has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage Centre status for its outstanding universal value. Also named “Little Venice” after its larger and world famous cousin, Corfu Town can provide an inspiring as well as a relaxing holiday experience all year round. Many jet set aficionados prefer to spend their time here close to high ...

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Holiday rentals for relaxation in the sand and sun of Corfu

Greek mythology has it that Ulysses, Homer’s hero was rejuvenated back to health on the island of Corfu. Corfu does just that to everyone visiting the place. The greenery, scenic beauty, calm and crystal clear waters have a way of energizing the body and soul is a way no other place can. Corfu has its fair share of spas and workshops to help relieve you of your stress and rejuvenate you, but you can find pl ...

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Welcome to blue flagged Kerasia

There is a calm cove located between Kouloura and Agios Stefanos (East) which attracts lots of tourists because of its really stunning and very long beach. With even just one Taverna, one Cafe-Bar and scattering villas in the vicinity, big groups like families like to visit these place giving them time to have a reunion and an amazing vacation. Even the Rothschild has a holiday home in the area, Prince Char ...

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All about apartments in Corfu

  If you are thinking of visiting Corfu and really getting in touch with culture there and its way of life, try staying in one of the apartments in Corfu instead of a hotel or such. The apartment will give you freedom to move around and stay as you please with amenities ranging from fully equipped kitchen and personal parking space to swimming pools and other reception facilities. Corfu is the largest ...

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Agios Stefanos: A Place worth Travelling

From the airport or even from the capital of the island Corfu Town, it will only take about 35 kilometers to reach the place of Agios Stefanos (West). Using a car to reach the place, the maximum time to reach is about one hour and 45 minutes. It is a travel that will truly define beauty since that along the road you will be witnessing the wonderful gift of nature with its very fascinating panorama.The fishi ...

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Five things to do when in Corfu

Much can be said about the beauty and charm of one of the second largest Greek Ionian islands of Corfu. An ideal destination to head to if you are looking for the perfect relaxed holiday. Whether you opt to chill out on the beaches and cafes or try your hand on the various water sports available, Corfu has something to offer to everyone. When looking for accommodations, try renting one of the Corfu apartmen ...

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The universal appeal of holidays in Corfu

Despite being one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, Corfu still retains its old world charm. You can’t get enough of Corfu, its greenery, crystal clear waters, sandy as well as rocky beaches, the scenic views, historic building, all are something you can visit again and again, yet not tire of. The villages are quaint and charming; there are a couple of fishing villages as well that seem ...

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Experiencing Filoxenia

As you walk through the village of Kavadades in the north western part of Corfu, map in hand and looking hot and lost, a local man smiles a toothless grin and asks you if you need some help. Notice that in the above experience he asks you if you need help as our pride usually gets in the way of such transactions. One of the family Second snap shot. Whilst holidaying in Corfu for a week the owners of the apa ...

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