Focussing on Folegandros

Folegandros In Motion: Summer Timelapse & Dive! is a nearly 5-minute-long timelapse film showing beaches and many of the island’s top attractions, along with some undersea scenes from a scuba diving session   Photogenic island gem: I’m finding it hard to believe how quickly time has flown past since we spent a few days on Folegandros in 2007. […]
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A swell time at Angali beach on Folegandros

This marvellous photo of massive waves crashing ashore at Angali beach on Folegandros was posted online recently by Instagram member Io2109 …     … while this image, which is from a photo gallery on the Folegandros.com travel website, shows the scenic beach and bay in weather conditions far more suitable for enjoyable swimming and […]
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Folegandros ... rediscovered

The December 2004 edition of Condé Nast Traveler magazine featured a profile of Folegandros with this cover photo and headline calling it “The best little island in Greece…getting there is half the fun.”     Hidden gem?: I always have a good chuckle when I read a travel article describing a “secret,” “hidden” or “undiscovered” […]
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A video visit to Folegandros

Folegandros – I love GR video from Klein Mein on Vimeo   I thought I would share this video of one of my favourite islands in the Cyclades. I discovered it today on the Folegandros Facebook page for a website called Fall in love with Folegandros. If you haven’t been to this wonderful little island […]
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At this cozy cafe in Chora on Folegandros, customers can read more than just the menu

With its wide variety of reading material (as well as food and beverages), this café on Folegandros gives a whole new meaning to the expression “book a table”   The café tables and books are in shade while a lush canopy of bougainvillea vines catches the brilliant morning sunshine above a row of whitewashed  houses […]
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Memorable meals: Our matsata & meatball lunch at Irene's cozy grocery-café on Folegandros

The unassuming exterior of Irene’s kafepantopoleio (café and grocery store) on the road that winds through Ano Meria village on charming Folegandros island   The small inside space doubles as a convenience store and restaurant   Famous food: You probably wouldn’t expect a convenience store to dish up some of the most delicious home-made pasta […]
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