My Top Six Sicilian Experiences

From fiery peaks and turquoise seas, to ancient architecture and Michelin star meals, Sicily really does have it all. 

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The Old And The New In Sicily’s Cefalù

For all that Sicily can track its heritage effortlessly back over Millennia, it looks forward when it comes to tourism.

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Six Dishes To Try In Palermo, Sicily

If like me you enjoy eating, Palermo won’t let you down.

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The Wonderful Wait: A Train Journey Across 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.

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A Walk On Mondello’s Wildside in Capo Gallo Nature Reserve

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.

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Italy With A Twist In Palermo, Sicily

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.

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A Few Of My Favourite Italian Moments In Photos

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.

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The End Of A Journey In Catania, Sicily

“There are no endings. If you think so you are deceived as to their nature. They are all beginnings. Here is one.” ~Hilary Mantel.

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Waiting: The Pleasure Of Getting There

The train journey from central Naples to the toe of Italy’s boot takes around four hours. 

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Stromboli: Walking The Ridge Of Europe’s Most Active Volcano

“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.”

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