My Greek Odyssey – ΣΥΝΤΟΜΑ ΣΤΟΝ ΑΕΡΑ ΤΟ ΕΠΕΙΣΟΔΙΟ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΚΕΦΑΛΟΝΙΑ

Ήταν τέλος της σεζόν του 2017 όταν ο Peter και η ομάδα του επισκεύτηκαν το νησί μας για να ολοκληρώσουν ένα από τα επεισόδια της σειράς My Greek Odyssey, αποκλειστικά για την Κεφαλονιά. Κατά την πενθήμερη διαμονή τους στο νησί, είχα την τιμή και τη χαρά, σε συνεργασία με τη Φωτεινή Πίμπα, εκπροσωπό τους στην… Read more

Riganada Recipe

Riganada was a traditional way of using up very stale bread by combining it with local ingredients. Nowadays we don’t often have stale bread so we use thick slices of bread toasted. Usually served as a starter or as part of a meze, riganada also makes a delicious snack. 1 loaf of bread (from the… Read more

Greek Salad Recipe

A simple yet tasty and satisfying salad, best made in the summer months when the vegetables are at their ripest. If you can use vegetables from the garden for an extra authentic touch! Greek salad is a very popular every-day dish, easy to make and synonymous with Greek summer. usually served as a side dish… Read more

Tzatziki Recipe

When you have tried home-made tzatziki you’ll never buy it ready-made again! With varying amounts of garlic this is a tasty addition to the table, serve it alone on a dish as a meze, or with grilled meats from the BBQ. Also served in gyros pita. 500gr of Greek yoghurt (full fat) 4  garlic cloves, crushed… 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

Services

Car, Scooter, bicycle, boat, yacht, taxi hire Rent a car Kefalonia is a family company and its members are always ready to welcome you with a smile and courtesy as well as to answer all your questions. You will have excellent friendly service, you will receive your car without time-consuming procedures and you will always find… Read more

Strapatso/Strapatsada (Kefalonian scrambled eggs)

This is an excellent dish for breakfast (although breakfast in Kefalonia is usually not so complicated!) and also makes an ideal lunch served with crusty fresh bread. When ever possible use local free range eggs and garden vegetables. 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup olive oil 100g feta cheese, crumbled 3 ripe tomatoes, finely… Read more

Saint Gerasimos Cave, Lassi

In the popular resort of Lassi, 3km from Argostoli, you can visit Saint Gerasimos’ Cave; Saint Gerasimos is the patron saint of Kefalonia. The cave, signposted from the main road (look out for the green sign), is located up a steep hill, at the side of the small chapel. To get into the cave you must… Read more

Ammes Beach

Located approx. 9 km from Argostoli in the scenic village of Svoronata, Ammes beach is small, sandy close to the airport. Ammes beach has a natural green backdrop, with rocky outcrops amongst the sand. The soft sand and shallow, crystal clear, water makes it ideal for families, and the beach has good facilities including sunbeds,… Read more

Family Activities

Kefalonia has always been an attractive destination for family holidays making the opportunity for combining quality family time with fun activities easy.  It is ideal for travellers with children that are looking for some stress free time connecting with their family whilst exploring the island. Older family groups can also find plenty to do! Activities… Read more

Land based activities

The mountains, coastline, beaches, lakes and valleys of Kefalonia make for an exciting playground of land-based activities. Towns and villages, fantastic beaches, rural countryside and tourist resorts offer a massive array of things to do ranging from the sedate and relaxing to the extreme and adrenaline fuelled! Horse riding & donkey trekking Connie, the owner… Read more

Makriotika Village

Makriotika is one of my favourite villages on the island, a pretty, well maintained and traditional village located on the slopes of  Agia Dynati in the valley. Just 5km from both Myrtos beach and Agia Efimia, it is worth taking a stroll around the village to see the colourful gardens, with fruit trees, flowers, pots… Read more

Memorial Acqui Division Kefalonia, Argostoli

The memorial commemorates the Italian soldiers of the 33rd Acqui Infantry Division who resisted and fought the Germans between 13th and 22nd September, 1943 in Kefalonia. In total 1,315 soldiers were killed in battle, 3,000 drowned at sea when the German ships taking them to concentration camps were sunk by the Allies, and 5,155 were executed by… Read more

Nautical Museum of Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… The Nautical Museum of Sami is home to twenty two hand made wooden model vessels, spanning a history of 3,500 years!  There is an impressive and creative display of traditional shipbuilding in Greece. The exhibits are made of different types of wood ranging in length from 1.20 to 3.15 metres and they… Read more

Oh My Spa! Hammam & Other Stories

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Oh MY Spa! Hammam & Other Stories Located in The Alley Hotel in central Argostoli Oh MY Spa! Hammam & Other Stories offer a variety of luxurious treatments carried out by a professional and friendly team. Pampering treatments include 8 kinds of massage therapies, traditional Turkish Bath (Hammam) treatments, Pilates, facials, pre and … Read more