Ortigia – Syracusa’s Stunning Island

The fountain in the square on Ortigia Island. Syracusa

Ortigia – Syracusa’s Stunning Island The ancient island of Ortigia has many delights. The Fountain of Diana in the Archimedes Square on Ortigia Island. Syracusa Where in the world are we? Ortigia Island – Delights around every corner The city of Syracusa, on the South East coast of Sicily is a popular tourist destination. There […]

Tropea – Sea, sand and the blues

Fishing boats on the white sand of Tropea, on the west coast of Calabria, Italy

Tropea, a picturesque town in southern Italy, is known for its stunning beaches, historic landmarks, and vibrant artistic scene. The town is teeming with talented artists and creatives who have been honing their craft for generations.

The Rose Stone of Noto, Italy

Notto is a gallery of beautiful buildings

Noto is famous for its buildings from the early 18th century, many of which are considered to be among the finest examples of Sicilian baroque style. It is a place of many religious buildings and several palaces.

Serra San Bruno – Mountain High

The forest and wildflowers greet you as you wind your way up to Serra San Bruno

Serra San Bruno is high up in the mountains of Southern Italy. You get there on a twisting road that snakes up through the highland forests.

Trees hang over the road to create a tunnel that filters the sun and cools the air. Snow signs warn that, in winter, this could be a more tortuous trail.