Sicily is an incredible island to explore when visiting Italy. From the main cities of Palermo and Catania to the beautiful hilltop settlements like Notto; Sicily has something for every type of traveller. Though, don’t think Sicily is just about its towns and cities. There are heaps of the best beaches in Sicily dotted all … Continue Reading

Okay, I finally got around to looking through the Palermo photos (which I have to admit, I wasn’t looking forward to editing after all the rain we had that weekend) but it looks like quite a few of them turned out okay. Pheeeew! The good thing about having the rain was that it made it … Continue Reading

Palermo welcomed us to its ancient and historic city with rain. And not the kind of rain that you can ignore for a bit but the kind that carries on till it gets everywhere – in your shoes, your pockets, your bags – everywhere. And just when you think the rain has stopped, it starts … Continue Reading

And boy, did it rain in Palermo! Our trip to Palermo was one all four of us were looking forward to for ages. The Sicilian city, which I kept referring to as “The Old Country” thanks to The Godfather book (depending on which one you saw/read), promised to be warmer than London and so we … Continue Reading

Palermo is an absolutely brilliant city to explore in Sicily. It’s one of those cities that’s well worth visiting in its own right or as part of a wider stop to see all the beautiful places in Sicily. That being said, there are heaps of the best things to do in Palermo in its own … Continue Reading

Sicily is a beautiful island in Italy to visit, with an incredible mix of historic towns, beautiful beaches and volcanic vistas. Truth be told, there are so many of the best places in Sicily to visit that you’ll be spoilt for choice.  With bustling cities like Palermo and Catania and the gorgeous Scala di Turchi, … Continue Reading

Perched right on the coast of Sicily, the Italian city of Catania has a lot going for it! With a history dating back thousands of years, there are heaps of the best things to do in Catania – both in and just outside the city.  In lots of ways, us included, Catania is seen as … Continue Reading