Sicily – Beautiful Syracusa

 Before going to Sicily, Syracusa reminded me of my latin lessons and of old greek adventures… now that I have been to Syracusa, it reminds me of my favorite town in Sicily!  Ortigya island is really what makes Syracusa so special. The island is a world heritage site –  driving is restricted to locals and […]

Italy – Palermo: as good as the rest of Sicily?

Palermo was the last stop on our wonderful Sicily tour. However, we were a bit anxious about driving into the city as Palermo’s reputation for chaotic traffic meant we were wondering if we were going to make it to the end of the trip without getting completely lost or having an accident! In the end […]