Photo Diary: Corfu


As many of you know, I spent this last weekend on the beautiful island of Corfu, Greece in the middle of the Ionian Sea. I already am longing for more time spent barefoot on a beach, one weekend was not long enough.

My whirlwind of a weekend at the famous Pink Palace started out with a welcome shot of Uozo (the traditional Greek shot), a intense, black licorice flavored liquor. I swore I would never drink it again, but that was a lie.

The next day was a dare-devil expedition all around the island via a four-wheeler. The tight turns, drop off cliffs and crazy Greek men on their vespas made it a complete adventure. Our guide was even taking turns on just the two left side wheels, going thirty miles per hour, taking a turn, mind = blown.

My last day was a kayak safari in the crystal-clear waters of the turquoise sea. After a hour of rowing (then I didn’t feel so bad for drinking all that Uozo), we arrived at a land mass that was perfect for cliff jumping. After scaling a gigantic, extremely jagged rock – surprisingly without hurting myself – I took the invigorate plunge into the waters below.

My weekend concluded with a massive toga party, complete with “oppa” yelling, plate breaking and greek dancing. I felt like I was in the middle of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.








Have any of you ever been to Corfu?

As always, thank you for reading.


  1. Helene Wrote:

    You had a great time! so happy for you!

    • Greece is absolutely beautiful! One of my favorite places on earth.

      Xo Brenna

  2. Cara Rossiter Wrote:

    Looks beautiful!

  3. Daily Express Wrote:

    Looks beautiful and you look completely zen in that last photo! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

    On the Daily Express

  4. Greece is the one place we did not get to on our 3-month adventure through Europe this summer! Oh-so-excited to explore it!

  5. p Wrote:

    Sounds so wonderful……So many places to enjoy. Love Grandma Miller

  6. I went to Corfu this summer while studying abroad in Rome! We stayed in Paleokastritsa, Corfu! Love your blog its amazing!