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Inside Corfu | epsiode 3 featuring Old Perithia & The Merchant’s House

Episode 3 of Inside Corfu has just been released today, the program runs for 45 minutes and features Old Perithia & The Merchant’s House B&B from 08.45 mins in, up until 20.15…
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The Merchant’s House & Old Perithia | Internet TV Trailer

The Merchant’s House will feature on an Internet TV channel here in Corfu, see the trailer – the last part of which introduces Old Perithia & The Merchant’s House.
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Behind the Scenes, and Lights, Camera, Action…

For the many guests who have stayed with us in the past three years since we opened, Olga (below) will be a familiar face. Keeping the rooms tidy and the bathrooms sparkling clean, making up the beds, and putting everything back just the way it was when you arrived is what Olga does behind the scenes at The Merchant’s House, and helping out with breakfast too! Talking of ‘behind the scenes’ –
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Supermoon, St. Spyridon & Restoring Iakovos, Persis…

Things are hotting up as the temperature reaches 33 degrees in the shade. We saw a wonderful Supermoon in the clear night sky of Old Perithia this week, coinciding with the August celebrations for St. Spyridon and service at St. Spyridon church in Old Perithia too. Meanwhile Iakovos, Persis (James the Persian) continues its restoration with the roof nearing completion and those beautiful stone walls being re plastere
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Facebook & The Merchant’s House

In Greece they welcome in the new month by saying, “Kalo Mina’ which means ‘Good Month’ – and as August begins we wish you all a good month! Way back before we opened The Merchant’s House Mark was posting photos and comments on his personal page… and so it continued until that moment when, albeit we had The Merchant’s House FB page it wasn’t possible to transfer e
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Marc Dubin, The Telegraph Travel | The Merchant’s House B&B in Corfu’s Best Hotels Category

We were delighted to read that The Merchant’s House B&B, Old Perithia, Corfu was highly recommended today by Telegraph Travel as one of the island’s leading hotels, “Proprietors Mark and Saskia are really committed to Paleá Períthia and its revival, with their enthusiasm infectious; service rendered at the inn is on a par with that, and includes… click here for the full review The article
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Sunrise & Sunset, Sun & Shade

The year continues with more and more wonderful guests (hence not blogging for a while), meanwhile Saskia popped back to Holland for a family reunion while Mark held fort and welcomed the new arrivals, two charming couples one from Holland and the other from Lithuania. The Dutch couple had the extra bonus of The Netherlands winning their world cup game on the evening of their arrival. Mark dropped Saskia at the airpo
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Old Peritheia Village Map & Local Information

The new and updated village map & sign has been put up again in Old Perithia. Helping to guide and inform visitors, it was sponsored by The Merchant’s House with the map & various elements taken from Mark’s book, ‘A Guide to Old Perithia.’ Thank you also to the archaeological dept., Thinali and the local community for their help and support. It was immediately well received by visito
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Breakfast at The Merchant’s House

For those of you who may not have time to follow us on facebook, we posted pictures of this years cherry jam making yesterday, as it’s a real hit with our guests at breakfast. While we endeavour to make enough of our own home made jams and compotes, from local figs, cherries and all natural ingredients, we have to wait until the right moment and ‘when it’s gone it’s gone’ as they say. Th
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