How to spend a day in Taormina

How to spend a day in Taormina

How to spend a day in Taormina, Sicily Taormina is a picturesque town about 55 km northeast of Catania. She is home to places of extraordinary beauty, including an ancient Greek Amphitheater, and Isola Bella, an incredibly scenic beach with its own little island. Famed for its beauty, you really…

Visiting Mount Etna

Visiting Mount Etna

It’s a strange feeling, looking up at an active volcano from a city that you’re visiting. You’re sightseeing, walking along, having a gelato, laughing with your friends, talking about what you want for dinner, planning your beach trip for the following day, and then your eyes catch sight of it…

Visiting Sirmione

Visiting Sirmione

A few weeks ago, my friends and I went on a day trip to Sirmione, which is a peninsula at the south end of Lake Garda. You might recognize the name because it’s famous for the Scaliger Castle (Castello Scaligero in Italian) which is surrounded by water, and makes for some…