Kefalonia: Close your eyes and picture this…

Rugged mountains decorated with elegant pines look down over rocky coves tickled by turquoise waters. Pink anemones scatter colourful houses and hedgerows while buildings, deserted, their shells invaded by grasses, give a nod to the islands tectonic past. Ladies in black dresses sit in the shade … [Read more...]

Kefalonia… a true love story!

Apart from their unique natural beauty and rich history, the Ionian Islands are indeed among the most famous islands in Greece for their contribution to the (art of) cinema! Kefalonia travel guide Some years after Corfu Island stared in James Bond: For Your Eyes Only movie, it was Kefalonia’s … [Read more...]

How Kefalonia stole my heart

This sunset encapsulates everything that I love not just about travel but about Greece too. The simplicity and beauty of life and nature but most importantly a reminder to stay in the present as moments like this can happen when you least expect it. I took a picture of this sunset on a secluded … [Read more...]

Μarie Claire : Kefaloniá an authentic Greek island

Why go? Kefaloniá is as staggeringly beautiful as it is relaxing and an ideal place to recharge your batteries. The largest of the Ionian Islands feels pretty unspoilt and total escapism is easily achieved thanks to its sunny weather, clear blue seas, clean sandy beaches and deliciously fresh … [Read more...]

Greece: A Kefalonia Love Affair

Going back to Kefalonia is like visiting a long-distance lover. First, there is the longing. Then the planning. And finally we are reunited. On arrival there is that delicious sense of anticipation and familiarity. Then a slight doubt creeps in. Has it changed? Will I still feel the … [Read more...]

Xi beach in Kefalonia among the 20 strangest in the world

Xi beach in Kefalonia is among the 20 strangest in the world, according to a recent publication by Travel + Leisure magazine. The leading travel magazine describes Xi Beach as follows: "On the Ionian island of Kefalonia, Xi Beach is an interesting study in color contrast: stark white clay cliffs, … [Read more...]

Assos, Kefalonia, a place for romantics!

An island of exquisite beauty! The tiny secluded village of Assos, Kefalonia, is perhaps one of the most romantic settings on the island of Kefalonia. Located on its west coast it has a horse-shoe shaped harbor nestled at the foot of an old Venetian fortress A stunning island… Kefalonia … [Read more...]

Κεφαλονιά: ο παράδεισος του Ιονίου

Τον Αύγουστο του 1823 ο μεγάλος φιλέλληνας Λόρδος Βύρων έφτασε στην Κεφαλονιά, συγκεκριμένα στο χωριό Μεταξάτα, όπου και έμεινε για τέσσερις μήνες γράφοντας ποιήματα. Λέγεται πως έγραψε από τα πιο γνωστά του κείμενα πάνω σ'ένα βράχο, γνωστός ακόμα και σήμερα ως ο «Βράχος του Βύρωνα». Πάνω στο βράχο … [Read more...]

10+1 reasons why your next holiday should be to the Greek island of Kefalonia

Greece may be in the throes of a financial crisis, but on the island of Kefalonia, where the economy is so reliant on tourism, it’s business as usual. And ‘usual’ for Kefalonia means bare beaches, sick national parks, crystal blue seas and food that makes your heart go boom. At roughly … [Read more...]

Kefalonia: Enjoy the relaxed charm and beauty of the Greek island

The tinkling of windchimes, rustling of leaves on an olive tree and the ebbs and flows of our infinity pool. No sirens? No bus horns? No Whatsapp beeps? No. I'm writing this from a remote cottage in Kefalonia - a tranquil retreat that's a far cry from London - the city that never sleeps and the … [Read more...]