First time in Sicilia (Part II: Siracusa)

Before visiting Sicily for the first time, I was longing to see what it was that made people proclaim this island was so uniquely different to mainland Italy. Travelling in Catania and Taormina felt much like a continuation of the Southern Italian provinces, which are very similar in terms of landscapes and culture. It was … Continue reading First time in Sicilia (Part II: Siracusa)

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First time in Sicilia (part 1: Catania and Taormina)

More often than not on trips abroad, I leave behind grey overcast skies for clear blue ones, in search of a drier, sunnier and all round more agreeable climate (which let's face it, as a Brit, ain't all that difficult). Occasionally, however, you visit the right place at slightly the wrong time, and my first … Continue reading First time in Sicilia (part 1: Catania and Taormina)