Taormina

Taormina

Taormina. It's a tourist trap for sure. But it's a beautiful one and still so worth a visit. It's the quintessential Italian cliffside town, with earthy toned buildings perched high on the cliffs, tumbling down in a ramshackle way towards the ocean. Little cats laze around on sun warmed stones, people amble along the street, [...]

Sicily. Beautiful and a bit of a surprise

Sicily. Beautiful and a bit of a surprise

As I was saying. Sicily was beautiful and honestly a bit of a surprise in many ways. It's somewhere I've wanted to go for a long time. I had this image in my mind of sunshine, warm lemon scented breezes, olive trees and a sparkling ocean peeking into view through the winding cliff side roads. [...]

Meandering Southern Italy: Part 2

Meandering Southern Italy: Part 2

So we've strolled our way through a few quaint little towns already (check Part 1 of this blog post). Let me introduce you to a few more now. Lecce. Rainy morning strolls spent ducking into old churches and discovering masterpieces, finding hole in the wall espresso joints, and the detail! All the architectural details will [...]

Meandering around Southern Italy: Part 1

Meandering around Southern Italy: Part 1

Puglia and a little of Lecce. What a corner of the world! I'm not going to go crazy writing this time, I think I should let these photos speak for themselves. I probably will pop in and out of telling you what I think is important to note though...for instance food related finds. Ok mainly [...]