Sicilia, amore mia! Part 2 – Taormina and her surroundings: Sun, sea and sand

Looking out of the plane’s window, one begins to be amazed by the beauty of the blue waters of the Mediterranean sea and the coastal landscape of ┬áPalermo as the plane begins her descent. Moving onto Giardini-Naxos and Taormina on the other side of the island, spectacular views of the Ionian sea with the long […]

Sicilia, amore mia! Part 1 – Ciao Sicilia! From the heights at Castelmola

Castelmola is one of the prettiest mountain villages in Sicily. Located above Taormina, this village offers a bird’s eye view of all its surroundings: Bay of Giardini-Naxos and Mt Etna. To get up there, the best is to take a scooter. Streets are really narrow and winding. Not many parking spaces as well, in fact, […]