Best places to watch sunsets in Italy – Cinque Terre

Has anyone noticed that sunset is usually more brilliant in colors than sunrise? This is because in the evenings, there are more particles in the atmosphere  built up throughout the day, scattering colors that are of longer wavelength that pass through. No wonder this beautiful natural phenomena has captured the hearts of mankind since the beginning of […]

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  Palermo 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, […]