Fauna of Corsica

Fauna is just as mesmerizing as the flora on the island, as you have read before. Corsica is home for small land mammals like foxes, rabbits, hares, voles, weasels and many more. The bigger wild animals are deer, there is a specific species called the Corsican Deer, which is kept in the regional nature park …

Corsican holiday traditions

We all know the commercial habits of Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s day and other holidays. But there are places where ancient traditions are stronger than ever, instead of buying presents or eating a lot. And on this blog, you can learn about ancient Corsica traditions. L’ochju This is called the Evil Eye in French. There are …

Cheeses of Corsica

In Corsica, you must indulge in everything that the island has to offer. It is music, people and of course food. One of the treats that you MUST taste is the local artisan cheese. Corsican cheeses are known all around the world because of their unique and traditional tastes. Here is a list of gourmet …

Famous Corsican Folk Music Artists

We already know how Corsica is in love with their Island and people. They are showing us their history, culture and undying love through their music from local festivals to world famous music stages. Here you can read a little bit about four famous folk music artists who sing in Corsican about their mesmerizing island. …

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Spending a Week in Corsica

Corsica is a beautiful and magical place to vacation; however, it can sometimes be overlooked in favour of more high-profile destinations like Santorini, Sardinia and Ibiza. If you’re looking for somewhere new and exciting to spend your time off work relaxing in the sun, exploring local attractions and soaking in a relaxed Mediterranean way of …

Flora in Corsica

Corsica is an exception not just because of culture or food, but contrasting and rich flora makes it like no other island. The island’s history also helps with this. During the Antiquity period there was mass exportation of woods and that destroyed many forests in Corsica. Nowadays, they are replaced by maquis which are densely …

Corsican Polyphony

Polyphony is 2 or more simultaneous lines of separate melodies, or a couple of voices. It is different from monophony which has one dominant vocal. It is thought that Corsican polyphony goes back to 9 AD. Music took a different path, from one voice singing to several voices appearing and creating a new dimension. For …

Facts about Corsica

Corsica is a really stunning island in the Mediterranean region which has lot of hidden secrets and is full of mysteries. It is full of culture and stories, so here are some facts about Corsica that you may have never heard. Was Corsica always a part of France? People always think that Corsica is a …

Cultural Events In Corsica

In the summertime, Corsica is filled with music. Everyone, on every corner of the island is either dancing or singing. From musical performances to festivals, to guitar nights and Latino dancing, the list goes on and on. Here are the ones that should not be missed and need to be added to your calendar if …

Day and Night in Corsica

To start talking about Corsican culture and especially music we have to know Corsica as a locale a little bit. If you have not known – Corsica is a part of France. It an island and the fourth by size in Mediterranean region. Corsica is usually visited by tourists because of the beaches with whitest …