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The Brave Little Towns around Mt. Etna

Hotels Near Etna Our planned ascent to the craters of Mt. Etna had been foiled due to high winds. So finding ourselves with a beautiful, sunny day and nothing else to do, we hopped back in the car and took a long drive around the volcano. We decided to move around Etna in a clockwise […]

A Day on Mt. Etna

Everything You Need To Know About Volcanoes The eastern coast of Sicily is defined by the looming presence of Mount Etna, the largest and most active volcano in Europe. Though it had just erupted spectacularly a few days prior, we couldn’t resist checking it out during our final road trip on the island. According to […]

Noto: Version 2.0

Backup Your Computer Now! More from Our Trip to SiracusaIntroduction | Temple of Apollo | Jewish Baths | The Piazza Duomo | The Neapolis | Chiesa della Lácrime If you’re an adult human living in the 21st century, you have at some point in your life suffered a catastrophic computer crash. You’ve been faced with […]

The Archaeological Park of the Neapolis

More from Our Trip to SiracusaIntroduction | Temple of Apollo | Jewish Baths | The Piazza Duomo | Chiesa della Lácrime | Noto On our second day in Syracuse, we made our way to the Parco Archeologico della Neapolis, where some of Sicily’s greatest ruins are bunched together, almost as though our ancient forebears wanted […]

A Trip to Syracuse

Syracuse Hotels More from Our Trip to SiracusaTemple of Apollo | Jewish Baths | The Piazza Duomo | The Neapolis | Chiesa della Lácrime | Noto Once upon a time, Syracuse was the most mightiest city-state in the world. Ruled by famous tyrants like Dionysius the Elder, and home to Archimedes, one of history’s greatest […]

The Road to Palermo

Great Car Rental Prices in Italy Rather than have Chucky, our ten-year-old French Bulldog, endure another plane flight alone in the cargo hold, we drove from Rome to Palermo in a rental car. It was a long haul, but allowed us to see the mountains of Calabria and the northern coast of Sicily, and also […]