My Schinoussa


My Schinoussa: 
I’m Never Bored!

Kyra (Mrs.) Margarita, as she is known on Schinoussa, is 80 years old. A resident of the island, she has never left except to go to the doctor for the occasional medical exam. A mother of four and grandmother of 10, she recently lost her husband whom she loved dearly. "They were the model couple," everyone says.  She worked in the...

Manolis Kovaios: "It’s amazing to realize the power of nature. ..."

My Schinoussa: Cultivating the Land

Manolis Kovaios, fava producer, farmer and captain of the sea bus, “Aeolia” (during summer months), lives on Schinoussa. He shares his favorite things about living on the island.

My Schinoussa: Feeling Like Guilliver


Elmar Zick, lives in Germany and has been visiting Schinoussa every summer since 1999, spending three to five months on the island. He shared some of his favorite things about the island:

Paolo Grazioso, from Naples, Italy has been visiting the island since 2006 with his family and friends ...

My Schinoussa: Fresh Oysters!!


Paolo Grazioso, from Naples, Italy, has been visiting the island since 2006 with his family and friends. His love for the island is what keeps bringing him back every year! He shared some of his favorite things about visiting Schinoussa.

Manolis Simos: "...when visitors observe us, they think we are moving at a slow pace, when in fact we are following a pace that is.. normal!"

My Schinoussa: Living In Harmony with Nature

Manolis Simos, 24, lives on Schinoussa. He works as a farmer and in the summer works various seasonal jobs. He shares with us his most favorite things about living on the island.

Erik and Anja have have been visiting Schinoussa since 2010.

My Schinoussa: Raketes, Beach Volley and Exploring the Island on a Motorbike...

25 May 2014A young couple from Germany, Erik and Anja have have been visiting Schinoussa since 2010.  They first found out about Schinoussa while sitting on a tropical beach in ... Thailand! Apparently, something about the information they got from the Greek girls on that beach led to their first visit to Schinoussa a few months later! They keep...