The Legend of Corfu’s Mouse Island
Pontikonisi, also known as "Mouse Island," is a Greek islet located at the entrance of Halkiopoulos lagoon in Corfu. The islet is better-known for hosting the Byzantine chapel of Pantokrator, dating back to the 11th century and only open to...
Palatial Villa for Rent in Corfu Boasts Island’s Aristocratic Past
Villa 1870 is a truly unique rental on Corfu, Greece encompassing the island's aristocratic past combined with all the modern facilities required for the perfect vacation. Corfu is full of boutique hotels and sprawling beach resorts, but many people who...
When Casanova Fell in Love With Corfu and Caused a Scandal
When Giacomo Casanova fell in love with Corfu he was only 16 years old, but his first visit was enough to make him go back and leave his mark on the Greek island
Local Bands and Orchestras Make Corfu the Music Capital of Greece
Corfu is the most musical island in Greece with hundreds of music associations and dozens of orchestras and bands. Even the way its natives speak is musical, as their speech often sounds like singing. Corfu is also the third most...
Kumquat Liqueur, the Iconic Local Drink of Corfu
The Greek island of Corfu is known internationally for its unique kumquat liqueur. When visiting the Greek island of Corfu and wandering around the picturesque little roads of the old town, you are likely to see a variety of bottles...
Corfu’s Canal d’Amour, The Greek Channel of Love
One of the most beautiful and well-known beaches on the island of Corfu, the picturesque Canal d'Amour or "Channel of Love," is known throughout Europe and worldwide as the beach for true lovers who want to stay together forever. Located...
The Amazing Works of Beloved Corfu Writer Lawrence Durrell
The family of Lawrence Durrell spent four important years on the idyllic Greek island, using his experiences there for the rest of his life.
Thousands Defy COVID Restrictions for Botides, Corfu’s Easter Tradition
The Greek island of Corfu kept the Holy Saturday tradition of ''Botides'' alive for yet another year in 2021
Corfu Pays Last Respects to Prince Philip in Church Ceremony
Corfu, the birthplace of Prince Philip, honored his memory in a ceremony held at the Church of Agios Spyridon.
Prince Philip’s Birth Certificate Unearthed on Corfu, Greece
The birth certificate of Prince Philip, the consort of Queen Elizabeth, was unearthed recently on the Greek island of Corfu.
British Tourist Killed by Speedboat on Greek Island of Corfu
The body of a British tourist was found by swimmers in the sea region of Avlaki, off northeastern Corfu, on Monday morning. According to sources, the woman, who was spending her holidays on Corfu, had been hit by a vessel's...
Major Tourist Development Project to Begin on Corfu
The U.S. investment group NCH Capital has just been given clearance to begin the "Kassiopi Project," a 120 million-euro ($134 million) venture to construct a five-star tourist resort on the east coast of the Greek island of Corfu (Kerkyra). Having...
Corfu Keeps 'Botides' Tradition Alive Despite Coronavirus Lockdown
The Greek island of Corfu kept the Holy Saturday tradition of ''Botides'' alive in 2020, despite the lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event place took place in the picturesque Spianada Square on Saturday, however, without any crowds...
Bishop of Corfu Calls on People to Thwart Rules, Receive Communion in Churches
The string of dangerous and reckless statements by high-ranking members of the Orthodox Church of Greece seemingly have no end during the coronavirus pandemic, as Nektarios, the Bishop of Corfu, urged people recently to lie to the state, break...
Cruise Ship Arriving on Corfu Could Be Quarantined Over Coronavirus Case
The captain of the cruise ship "MSC Opera," which is set to arrive at the Greek island of Corfu on Thursday, has reportedly told more than 2,000 passengers not to leave the vessel, due to the diagnosis of a...