Corfu-Achilleion Palace

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Country:  GREECE Island:  CORFU  In 1890, the Empress of Austria Elisabeth (also known as Sisi) built her summer palace in the Greek island of Corfu. The palace is named “Achilleion” in the memory of the Greek mythical hero Achilles.  His … Continue reading

Savoro Fish at Ionian Islands

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If you’re in for an unusual blend of favors, then you should definitely try one of my personal Greek favorite fish recipes. The “savoro”(or saboro) fish recipe is a delicious treat which you may eat when visiting the Ionian island of Corfu. However you … Continue reading

Traditional orange salad from Corfu

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In the beautiful island of Corfu (the second largest island of the Ionian sea, after Kefalonia) orange has been cultivated since the British occupation (1814-1864). In fact, one British commander named Merlin first imported the valuable fruit into the island. Since … Continue reading

Corfu for the weekend

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Ionian islands (Lefkada, Zante, Paxi, Ithaca, Kefalonia, Kythira, Corfu) are in my heart. They have waters, vegetation, idyllic beaches, romantic old towns, medieval churches, character and of course… history, history, history. I love them and I cannot bring myself to … Continue reading