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From fiery peaks and
turquoise seas, to ancient architecture and Michelin star meals, Sicily really does have it all. Continue reading
“My Top Six Sicilian Experiences”
For all that Sicily can track its heritage effortlessly back over Millennia, it looks forward when it comes to tourism.
“The Old And The New In Sicily’s Cefalù”
If like me you enjoy eating, Palermo won’t let you down.
“Six Dishes To Try In Palermo, Sicily”
As someone who tends to gravitate towards European cities for their architecture and history, I rarely find myself truly in the wilderness of a country on this continent.
“The Wonderful Wait: A Train Journey Across Sicily”
As the footpath disappeared completely into boulders the size of compact Italian Fiats, only my gaze could continue to trace the tiny slither of land towards the peninsula’s vertiginous point.
“A Walk On Mondello’s Wildside in Capo Gallo Nature Reserve”
Palermo, a city on the northern coast of Sicily, has long been home for people from all corners of the Mediterranean. In 2019 it continues to be defined by its cultural diversity, both contemporary and historical.
“Italy With A Twist In Palermo, Sicily”
What struck me most about this country was the compulsion I always felt to visit the big sights. Rome’s Pantheon, Venice’s St Marc’s Square and Florence’s Duomo to name a fantastic few.
“A Few Of My Favourite Italian Moments In Photos”
“There are no endings. If you think so you are deceived as to their nature. They are all beginnings. Here is one.” ~Hilary Mantel.
“The End Of A Journey In Catania, Sicily”
The train journey from central Naples to the toe of Italy’s boot takes around four hours.
“Waiting: The Pleasure Of Getting There”
“Like a child’s sand castle from which the bucket had been removed too early, earth slopped from the top of the mountain in swathes of dark ash.”
“Stromboli: Walking The Ridge Of Europe’s Most Active Volcano”