Italy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

One year of living in Italy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. … More Italy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

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Marsala, Sicily

Since living in Sicily, I’ve come to notice that a lot of the towns here have a reputation for their own speciality. Marsala speciality in wine is one which is known internationally. It is also however an important historical site. Marsala is built on the ancient ruins of the Carthaginian city, Lilybaion, and like many … More Marsala, Sicily

Scala dei Turchi

I was contemplating whether I should write a post/ share these photos, given how very few there are. I have been wanting to visit la scala dei Turchi since I’ve arrived in Sicily– and precisely because of the picturesque photos that I’ve seen pasted all over the web.  This rocky cliff is located off the coast of … More Scala dei Turchi

Climbing Mount Etna

We had originally planned to climb Mount Etna on Monday, however due to the continual snow and the rain we decided it would be best to postpone it until the following day. Whilst we were planning our day yesterday evening, we stepped outside our accommodation and realised that Mount Etna was erupting. I asked our … More Climbing Mount Etna