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As we jumped on our flight from Pisa to Palermo, I had high expectations of our whistle stop tour around Sicily. Following the advice from my Italian students, we were hiring a car and travelling around from Palermo to Taormina to Syracuse and finally stopping off at Cefalù before heading back to Palermo. We had already heard so much about the delights the island has to offer, and Sicily more than delivered. In fact we fell in love with the place!

Sicily vacation

Today tourists have so many options when it comes to places to go and things to see, so once I have visited somewhere, even if I really like it, I don’t tend to hurry back, as there is always somewhere different I want to see first. For Sicily, I will more than happily break this rule. In fact, I can’t wait to go back. And here’s why: read full article

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Whether it’s the nightlife and pub scene that you crave, or savoring Greek and Sicilian cuisine at one of the local restaurants, Agrigento has it all.

If you are on the look out of chilling out and relaxing after… read full article

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With all the fame and glamour of the northern cities the mystique of the south of Italy is often overlooked.

However, if you are one of those travelers looking for real substance outside of the usual tourist hubs, heading south is… read full article

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Siracusa's Greek Theater

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Heading to the South of Italy? Check out the latest hotel deals and promotions available through May 2009 on venere.com!

Villa Cannizzo B&B, Ragusa, Italy

Villa Capodimonte Hotel – Naples

Book a double room at the 4-star Hotel Villa Capodimonte in Naples, Italy, from 75… read full article

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Adventure Travel: Global Nomad takes you to a hot air balloon trip in Cappadocia, a beautiful area of Turkey characterized by fairy chimneys and troglodyte dwellings.

Carnival Holiday: Want to enjoy the Carnival Season in Sicily? About.com suggests some February festivals including the Carnival… read full article

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Italy has so much natural, cultural and historical beauty that the choice of things to do and see can be overwhelming. We put together our list of undiscovered places in Italy on UNESCO’s World Heritage List:

  • Val d’Orcia, Tuscany

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