Colourful Villages of Livathos

While exploring the region of Livathos you will pass through many impressive villages with distinctive architecture and well-tended gardens. Historically the region has strong links with merchants and shipping families. Stop your car and take a stroll around the little streets; the area is a photographers paradise, with numerous churches and remains of an old […]

Kefalonia – The Family Friendly Island!

Greeks are well known for their friendly and welcoming attitude towards guests; it’s called Filoxenia. Literally translated as ‘hospitality’ Filoxenia encompasses so much more, it’s a generosity of spirit towards visitors and none more so than children! It’s commonplace for Greeks to go out of their way to make children welcome and happy, whatever their […]

Lixouri Carnival 2018!

The Carnival in Lixouri has a great tradition as being the best in Kefalonia – and some say in Greece! The Carnival season (or “Mascara” in Kefalonia) comes to an end with the carnival parade on the last Sunday before lent begins in the rest of Greece, but in Kefalonia we sometimes have dances on […]

Five great reasons to visit Kefalonia this summer!

There are so many great reasons to visit Kefalonia we couldn’t possibly mention them all! These five categories are just a small sample for inspiration. Explore my website for a fuller picture, and for specific details for the activities mentioned. 1. The Beaches Blue flag award beaches, secluded beaches, rough waves, calm waters, pebbles, sand […]

Dive into the underwater world of Kefalonia…

In October 2017 the Hellenic Tourism Organization hosted a diving conference in Kefalonia and invited journalists and diving photographers from the UK, Germany and Poland to experience what the island has to offer. With its amazing shoreline, breathtaking and diverse diving and a host of shipwrecks, Kefalonia offers an impressive destination for divers visiting Greece. […]

Human & Nature, discovering Manias beach

Landscape is a treasured heritage of nature. When a panoramic, dramatic landscape unfolds in front of your eyes can be so captivating that leaves you speechless. You do not need or want to talk while discovering this place, you just need to hear, look and touch it. Even though “development” has moved us away from […]

This place calls me back again and again!

It is not the first time I present you the two beautiful beaches under the isolated village of Komitata with the unique views towards Ithaca! Some of my guests have complained that this is a scary road…and I understand that as it is quite narrow with many abrupt turns, but the  asphalt is good and […]

Barcarolle Festival in Assos

The Βarcarolle (or Varkarolla) Festival is held every year on the 24th of August in the beautiful village of Assos as well as in Lixouri. The event in Assos has been combined with the religious celebration of Saint Cosmas of Aetolia, a great preacher and prophet that came to Kefalonia in 1777 for the first time. On […]

Kioni Festival at Ithaca

Visiting Ithaca from Kefalonia is easy. You can get a daily tour from Agia Efimia and Sami or take the ferry with your car and stay there for a night or two or even more if you have the time. I believe that 3 days are enough to explore the island as it is the […]

Melissa Fishing Boat Tour

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Melissa Fishing Boat Tour Captain Simos offers an unforgettable boat tour exploring the most amazing side of Kefalonian coastline at the eastern side of Paliki Peninsula. There are two different routes you can choose from, both include breathtaking scenery, unique turquoise waters and endless ideal spots for swimming and diving as […]