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….

La Playa Grande, Sicily • The Best Awakening 

The beaches of Sicily. All are amazing, changing from sand to rocks, from blue to green-transparent sea. I am traveling for a week and I am completely lost in the landscape.  We arrived in Ragusa some days ago. After a tour in Ragusa Ibla, the old part of the town, that I absolutely suggest to…

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…

Sicily • Ride to the Beautiful Island 

Backpacking in Sicily: let’s start this adventure! My first tip about traveling around the beautiful island starts in Bologna, where for 50 euro I found a Blablacar ride going to Reggio Calabria. I suggest to use blablacar if you need to move in Italy and mostly in the south. There, buses and trains are not…