Monthly Archives: January 2020

Historic centre of San Gimignano

A long drive through the hills of Tuscany on narrow roads with even narrower hairpin turns proves to be unbelievably nerve-racking, particularly when travelling in coach. While you’re still trying to catch your breath, San Gimignano pops up before your … Continue reading

Arab-Norman Palermo and the cathedrals

Sicily’s history of settlement couldn’t be any more exciting. Various tribes and cultures ruled the island each leaving their very own decisive mark. Excavations and research projects still unearth new evidence of these highly different cultures. Occasionally, they blended with … Continue reading