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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

Saristra Festival 2018

Saristra is a Music & Art Festival that started back in 2012 and takes place on an annual basis in the village of Old Vlachata, near to Sami, on the island of Kefalonia. Visiting Saristra will give you the chance to get familiar with modern music and contemporary cultural art and at the same time… Read more

Paliki Peninsula is worth discovering…

Located at the west of Kefalonia island, Paliki’s name comes from the ancient town of Pali, located at the north of Lixouri, now an archaeological site. Paliki, for some was considered to be the Homeric Ithaca… The peninsula is very different from the rest of Kefalonia, with a unique morphology of flat farmland and vineyards, a… Read more

Gloria’s Kefalonian Meat Pie with Tzatziki and Greek Salad, executed by Lorenzo and Claire!

The Kefalonian meat pie was traditionally cooked as a main course on Sundays or feast days mainly by the families that owned flocks … for the rest, it was a more rare dish only for special occasions… Today there are many alterations to the old recipe and modern cooks may use as well pork and… Read more