Erice Castle, Sicily, Italy | Flickr - Photo by wanderlust traveler Trapani

Erice Castle, Sicily, Italy | Flickr - Photo by wanderlust traveler Trapani

I thought I knew Italy — and then I got to Sicily. Here are my best tips for traveling in this challenging region of Europe.

The Joys and Challenges of Traveling in Sicily

I thought I knew Italy — and then I got to Sicily. Here are my best tips for traveling in this challenging region of Europe.

Our top ten things to see, do and eat in Sicily. Image credit: Anna Lurye | Dalibor Kastratovic | lsantilli | Shutterstock

Our top ten things to see, do and eat in Sicily. Image credit: Anna Lurye | Dalibor Kastratovic | lsantilli | Shutterstock

A guide to ordering coffee in Italy. From Shakerato to Caffè Corretto and everything in between | The Travel Bite

A guide to ordering coffee in Italy. From Shakerato to Caffè Corretto and everything in between | The Travel Bite

Located just an hour’s drive from Palermo, the medieval town of Cefalù is so postcard-pretty that many movies have been filmed here, including the much-loved Cinema Paradiso. Highlights include exploring the town’s many mosaic-adorned cathedrals, walking along its picturesque lungomare (seafront promenade), and catching the sunset from the towering La Rocca.

The 10 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Italy - Photos

Located just an hour’s drive from Palermo, the medieval town of Cefalù is so postcard-pretty that many movies have been filmed here, including the much-loved Cinema Paradiso. Highlights include exploring the town’s many mosaic-adorned cathedrals, walking along its picturesque lungomare (seafront promenade), and catching the sunset from the towering La Rocca.

Malta was not what I expected. This small island really packed a punch with the sheer volume of things to see and do. During our time on the island we discovered some real gems that you will love.

Top 5 Things To Do In Malta

Malta was not what I expected. This small island really packed a punch with the sheer volume of things to see and do. During our time on the island we discovered some real gems that you will love.

We spoke to chef Giorgio Locatelli who talked us through the food culture of Sicily, plus he shared his 10 favourite, must-try dishes – and some of them aren’t for the faint-hearted…

Top 10 foods to try in Sicily

We spoke to chef Giorgio Locatelli who talked us through the food culture of Sicily, plus he shared his 10 favourite, must-try dishes – and some of them aren’t for the faint-hearted…

Five Must-Eat Foods in Sicily

Five Must-Eat Foods in Sicily

Sicily is a sensuous island that will, if nothing else, make you hungry. And while the list of mouthwatering, lip-smacking eats is endless, here are the five things you can't miss out on.

The best of Sicily

The best of Sicily

An insider's guide to the hottest beach and the coolest ride, the finest private villa to rent and the grandest palace to visit

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