Underwater prints for sale!

These images are inspired by my infinite love of the sea and my passionate love of photography! I’ve combined some of my best photographs and experimented with colour to produce these pictures which I hope you’ll love. Printed on any material, or canvas and available in different sizes to purchase. To inquire or order please… Read more

Cautious optimism as lockdown measures may begin to ease

As talk of easing lockdown measures begin in some parts of Europe we are cautiously optimistic that Kefalonia will be welcoming friends back soon! The outbreak of Covid-19 has caused a very difficult period for everyone, and the island is no exception. By now we are usually ‘open for business’ but strict measures have prevented… Read more

It’s awfully quiet here without you…

So it’s been a few weeks since we’ve spoken but we were left speechless and upset by the initial shock of the Coronavirus outbreak worldwide and the reality of what it means for all of us. It took some time to accept our new and different circumstances but we have adapted and we remain safe…. Read more

Summer 2020 loading…

Summer 2020 is nearly here!!! We have many beautiful beaches, activities and attractions to share with you, so whether you’re looking for total relaxation, an adrenaline fuelled holiday or anything in between we have something for everyone. Experience local culture through traditional cuisine and products, join in a festive celebration or visit one of our… Read more

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Snorkeling fun in Kefalonia!

Whether you are a novice or experienced at snorkeling there is always something new to discover in our beautiful turquoise sea! As well as being incredibly relaxing, snorkeling can be exciting and fun for any age. There are many stores where you can buy snorkeling equipment – from good value basic sets to the more… Read more

Megas Soros, the highest peak of the Ionian Islands

Ainos is not only the highest mountain of the Ionian Islands, it is also a national park with unique flora and fauna making it a magical place to hike in all seasons… In winter it usually snows on Ainos and it can become very cloudy and misty obscuring the magnificent panoramic sea views. This year… Read more

Experience an authentic Greek cruise around the Ionian islands with Captain Christos

This is an experience not to be missed! I had the luck to take this stunning 3 day cruise on one of the most beautiful boats, touring around the breathtaking islands of the Ionian Greek sea! (the cruise could be arranged as a full experience or combined with some land accommodation for a longer holiday)… Read more

Short stories from Kefalonia #1: A Rainy Day in Agia Efimia

Over the past years the tourist season has extended and autumn for me is the best time of year on Kefalonia;  the weather gets cooler, the light is sweeter, the beaches are washed and calm, the visitors are fewer. It often rains for a couple of days, normally it doesn’t last for long and the… Read more

Short stories of Kefalonia #2: A stork in Agia Efimia

In autumn the climate becomes milder and it is a great time to observe the changes in nature and small animals. My village, Agia Efimia is beautiful during this season, the village is still open for visitors, but at the same time winter activities have started. At sunrise the children are collected from the main… Read more

Captain Vangeli’s Special Cruises

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Captain Vangeli’s Special Cruises Captain Vangelis welcomes you on board to discover some of the hidden and unreachable beaches of Kefalonia, Ithaca, Fiscardo, and Zakynthos on his daily cruises.  Capt. Vangelis’ forty years of experience, his meraki (passion), his love for Skala, guarantees a very special day for you and your… Read more

Have you recently moved from the UK to Kefalonia?

I was recently contacted by the team at RDF Television UK to see if I could help with sourcing people for a new TV show they are putting into production. They are making a new series called ‘My New Greek Life’ which follows couples and families leaving the UK to set up their new life… Read more

Festivals and Events

Discover and participate in one of the many festivals or events taking place throughout the year in Kefalonia. Events range from religious and cultural festivals celebrating Saints Days, National and local holidays, wine and cheese production to workshops, art displays, road running races, classic car rallies, gymnastic and martial arts conventions and so much more!… Read more

Interview #1 Tim Lee

We’re a family of four from Devon in the UK. We normally go on holiday in our campervan, but our two sons who are now young adults, are finding this is increasingly unappealing. Although summer is the busiest period for those of us working in the world of tourism we are lucky enough to meet… Read more

Don’t let the rain ruin your holiday. Turn it into a special day…

An unusual blip in the weather has brought us some rain and cloudy skies! Not to worry there are plenty of activities to do until normal sunny weather resumes! Sit back, relax with a drink and experience Greek Café Culture. Try your hand at a game of backgammon (τάβλι), dominoes (ντόμινο) or chess (σκάκι) with the… Read more

Kefalonian Recipes

There’s nothing like old fashioned recipes to warm the soul and trigger the senses! I am currently searching for local cooking enthusiasts, who have vintage recipes (even secret ones!) passed down through the generations and prepared with traditional procedures, in order to create an archive of video recordings to share with you. I have an avid… Read more

Local products

Local products Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food. Hippocrates A lot of guests have said that fruit and vegetables never taste the same at home as they do here.  A  old friend sent me a photo of him eating watermelon on the beach on a previous holiday saying “I can’t wait… Read more

Food Experiences, Cooking Lessons and Private Chefs

If you are ready to take a gastronomic journey there are two options on the island.  Sea Rock ws restaurant host a “Taste Kefalonia Food Experience“ in their beautiful outdoor space with amazing sea views. For more information press the link. Located at the beautiful coastal road of Aga Efimia they can easily be reached from… Read more

Crafts

When you buy something from an artisan you are buying a hundred hours of experiments and failure, months of frustration and moments of pure joy. You are not buying an object, you are buying a passion, a moment of life of a person. Going around the island you might observe that many corners, gardens, boats,… Read more

Restaurants, Cafes & Bars

Trying local food and drink specialties is an integral part of the romance of holiday and travelling! Experiencing the local culture through its flavours, cooking techniques and presentation is exciting and can be as adventurous as you please! From trying a simple local tomato, or local wine or soft drink to a full celebratory spit… Read more

Water Based Activities

The island of Kefalonia is, of course, surrounded by water! The coastline is varied and offers wild nature, cliff faces, beautiful pebbly coves and stunning sandy beaches. There are also magnificent lakes and rare geological phenomena to explore as well as the more man-made water parks and swimming pools. An abundant amount of water based… Read more