The Island of Burano • Life in Technicolor

When traveling to Venice, Italy, many people get caught up in the main area where thousands of tourists flock, and seem to overlook one of the most beautiful attractions that Venice has to offer: the island of Burano. Burano is one of the many islands that is located in the Venetian Lagoon, on the coast of the Adriatic…

San Vito lo Capo • Sicilian Blood, African Passion

Hostel hostel hostel! Finally a bed, after two amazing weeks sleeping in the middle of nature…adventurous and never boring, but when you find something soft under your back it is always a pleasure! We arrived at Timbuktu Hostel without expecting anything different from the sparkling atmosphere that these kind of accommodations give. But since the…

Egadi Islands, Sicily • Nature and Bikes

Islands in a island. Why not? With curiosity we took the ferry going to the Egadi Islands, in Trapani’s district. Favignana, Levanzo and Marettimo, each one with a different history, kind of people, way of being. First we arrived to Favignana, the island of butterflies. Touristic and full of movida even at the beginning of September,…

San Leone, Sicily • Ice Cream is a Must

Ice cream in Sicily. Nothing better, nothing more original and natural. Pistachio is the most common flavor, but as for the ice cream, you can taste all the possible combo of cakes, sweets, granita. A paradise of sensations and pleasure! In San Leone, district of Agrigento, we found one of the best ice creameries I…

Agrigento, Sicily • Some Pampering on the Beach

Agrigento means Valley of Temples and Scala dei Turchi, the famous sites where more or less everybody goes, when visiting this part of Sicily. I personally didn’t go to any of these places, but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do it: simply I didn’t have the time to do it, because I spent amazing days…

Modica, Sicily • The Best Chocolate in the World

Modica, small town close to Ragusa , is famous all around the world for its chocolate. The preparation is unique because they use a cold technique, and they keep it secret. Apart of visit the city, that is really elegant and well-finished, we went to Antica Dolceria Bonajuto, the most ancient chocolate factory of Sicily….

Etna, Sicily • Her Majesty

The volcano, Etna, is the symbol of Sicily and the biggest volcano in Europe. Tourists from all over the world come to Sicily to visit it and walk on its top. From there, I let you imagine the panorama and the sense of infinitive you can feel. We stayed in Catania for two days, hosted by…

Taormina & Giardini Naxos, Sicily • The Greeks are Still Alive 

Taormina and Giardini Naxos are well known in Sicily and in the rest of Italy because of their history and beauty. We departed early morning for the ancient Greek archeological site of Naxos, the first Greek colony in Italy. Naxos takes its name from the Greek island of Naxos and shares with it also the main…

Laghetti Di Marinello, Sicily • Legends Under the Sanctuary 

We decided to wander around the area of Messina and a woman we met in Villafranca suggested we go to Laghetti Di Marinello, a small locality on the sea.  So, in the early morning we decided to tempt luck but were confident in the local and nice woman, so we took a train to Oliveri-Tindari. Not…

Sardinia, Italy • Planu Sartu: Ruins Between the Mountains and the Sea

Planu Sartu is an abandoned town situated near Buggerru, a village in southwestern Sardinia. Sardinia, which belongs to Italy, is the second biggest island in the Mediterranean Sea and it is located halfway between continental Italy and the Spanish Balearic islands. A few kilometres north, there is Corsica, an island belonging to France and south…

Monte Bianco, Italy • Mini Mountaineers

Skyway for Kids is the name of a new playground opened some days ago on the Pavillon du Mont Fréty, at 2173 m high. It is much more than a normal mountaineering attraction first of all, because it is for kids! All the playful paths are imagined as an occasion to discover and learn about…

Parma, Italy • For Food Lovers!

Parma is one of the  most famous cities for food production. Since 2002 it has been home to EFSA headquarters and it claims the invention of some of the most exported products around the world, such as Parmigiano Reggiano or Prosciutto di Parma (typical ham of Parma). It is also famous for Lambrusco, the popular sparkling red…