During our tour of Sicily we did a two nights stop at a lovely homestay Agriturismo Conte Ruggero in what seemed like the middle of nowhere, but a short ride from Mount Etna. We weren’t really expecting much in terms
Earlier this year I had the chance to join my family to a holiday trip around the gorgeous Italian island of Sicily. From Taormina, with the beaches of Cefalu and Mondello, to the gorgeous Etna active volcano mountain. Along the
My last day in lovely Sicily included a visit to the gorgeous Mondello, very close to Palermo. Clear waters, fluffy white sand, and mountains rising in the background, as far as crowded Mediterranean sea beaches go, this is one great beach.
While roaming around Sicily with my family we made a stop to the northern town of Cefalu with a gorgeous beach stretch and a charming old town. It captures the essence of the Sicilian experience, historical forts and cathedrals, old
Taormina was our first stop in Sicily. A gorgeous little old town overlooking the active volcano Etna mountain from afar, with a great stretch of sea side beaches down below, and mountain top fortresses to take in the view. We
Visible from almost every corner or Sicily is the impressive active volcano mountain – Etna. Occasionally it erupts and has a devastating impact on the area, but most time it’s on fair low heat and visitors can hike up all
I don’t get to see my family very often, so the time we do get to spend together is very precious to me. Thing is, I am so used to traveling on my own, that adjusting to travel with others
The Amalfi region in southern Italy is absolutely breath-taking. Mountains overlooking a long coast, clear blue water next to wild green, ancient Italian architecture meets hiking and beaches, crazy long winding roads with insane Italian drivers. It might be a bit
My first glimpse of the gorgeous coastline of the Italian Amalfi region was in Ravello, after having crossed the Parco Regionale dei Monti Lattari by car. There are many different villas worth visiting in Ravello, and we randomly choose the Villa Rufolo Gardens.
I’ve heard so many things of Pompeii and watched so many movies about it that my expectations were set really high. In my mind, the city has just stopped in time, that since it was covered in lava all this