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A Glimpse on the Mystic Beauty of Corfu Island

The liberation to travel is one of the greatest opportunities that man can have in his entire existence. Appreciating the beauty of one’s nature and learning the most unexpected cultures will let you realized how dynamic the world is behind the things that we have learned in school from reading books and seeing pictures. Immersing with different people coming from diverse backgrounds and paths of life will ...

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Corfiot Residences

It never ceases to amaze me when I see holiday makers eating McDonalds for lunch whilst in Corfu. Similarly I am unable to see the point in buying home products whilst abroad. I am, in fact, a cat for curiosity so for me a holiday in a foreign country is about finding out how to do things their way. The place to start of course is where one chooses to stay.The simple delights of Greece in the island of Corf ...

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A home away from home

The advantages of villa style accommodation are perhaps obvious to experienced holiday makers of this kind. To the first timer, however, doing it on your ‘own’ can be daunting at first. The birth place of villa rentals Renting a villa for a week or two on a glorious island like Corfu is not difficult. Corfu is the birth place of many villa rental companies that have now gone global. Due to the large number ...

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Resident Artists

Whether a result of Corfu island’s geographical position and consequent crucible of cultures or simply a matter of temperament, there is a large number of resident artists both Greek and otherwise living here. A natural need to express beauty By art, in this instance, I mean one’s natural gift to express beauty. I have no desire here to discriminate as to the value of this expression in monetary terms or ot ...

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What to do on a rainy day?

Corfu is most known for its sunny side of things. It does, however, rain here as well particularly in the fringe season months like September and May. It is what keeps the island so green and lush so we are grateful for it when it comes. Stormy weather on Corfu can put on quite a show Most important in my mind during these volatile months is to invest in better accommodation. Sitting in a not so pretty apar ...

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Corfu by boat

A Caïque or Kaiki for easier pronunciation is a wooden fishing boat usually found among the waters of the Ionian or Aegean Seas. Most famous for the crammed open the bear with your teeth scene in Mamma Mia the Kaiki boat experience simply oozes Greek spirit. The drink ouzo till you drop under the sun kind of boat trip, however, is not my kind of holiday memory. To pay a hefty price for a week long headache ...

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Weddings for a life time

Marriage is a sacred affair. What we make of it is our own creation so getting off on a memorable start can certainly pave the way for a memorable future. An energy that keeps dreams alive The mesmerizing beauty of Corfu Island that keeps calling us back for more is certainly an ideal location for a wedding of a life time. The atmosphere is serene, majestic and pulsating with an energy that keeps dreams ali ...

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Corfu Cult

There are a number of establishments that have passed the test of time, that have left a mark on the cultural history of the island in some way or another and are known by most locals through word of mouth. These places might not be the prettiest, the most expensive or the most popular but they have a certain something that makes them a worthwhile visit during your holiday in Corfu. Simply cool Zanzibar Coc ...

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Corfu Hot Spots

What do Arillas, Issos and Barbati beaches have in common? If you take a look at the map of Corfu island you will realise that these three popular beaches are all sitting on completely different coastal areas. North west, south west and central north east of Corfu Town each with a distinctive feel and type of beach environment. In fact one of the characteristics of this sea green Ionian island that never le ...

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Going Walkabout

Walkabout refers to a rite of passage during which male Australian Aborigines undergo a spiritual journey into the wilderness. The Greek island of Corfu, however, is considered a walkers paradise. Unfortunately you might not encounter any Aborigines upon their quest but you can certainly experience your very own personal walkabout.  A sense of discovery and adventure The mountainous area of Pantokratoras, t ...

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