Travel Blogs from Taormina
Today was one of the hardest days I've had in a long time. Today I received the news that one of my good friends, and sorority sister, passed away in a car accident. I am completely heartbroken and am having a really hard time processing the whole situation. Anna was such a kind hearted person that lit up the room with her smile and infectious laugh. She wasn't afraid of what anyone thought of her and did whatever she wanted- usually this was in the form of crazy ...
Dubrovnik was right up there with Malta in terms of amazing sights and history. You could spend days here reading and researching its history. Croatia has such a diverse history that you could not cover it all in the short time that we were there. Vicki and I climbed and walked the old city walls, which was a challenge in itself. It was bloody hot, and there are **** loads of ...
... islands to look at glass making and the lace making. I can see why R & R Mariani insisted that we visit these two islands while in Venice, they are both amazing places to visit. The waterways are something that has to be seen to be believed. They are so busy and these guys manoeuvre the 20 meter boats around without blinking an eye lid. They would be very handy for pulling the pots back home! The only down side to ...
Malta was up there with the nicest places on our trip. the streets were so clean, the scenery was great and the history was something to marvel. Our so called tradition owners have nothing to complain about at all, when you hear the history of Malta and what they have had to go through as a Country to survive. This place is defiantly somewhere that we would visit ...
Messina was our first stop on the cruise and was a little bit disappointing. It was quite a dirty port, with lots of graffiti and very dusty. We walked around for about two hours, but nothing really took our eye. We found the biggest mackerel of all time though. It was in a fish mongers store and it would have been at least 45 cm wide across the back. I ended up buying two fishing lures while I was there, which made getting off the boat ...
Other places to stay in Taormina
Via Pirandello 39, Taormina | 3 star villafrom $172
Hauptstrasse 2, Bad Friedrichshall | Hotelfrom $94
Via Nazionale 153, Taormina | Villafrom $117
Via San Pancrazio 25/27, Taormina | 3 star villafrom $112
Nazionale, 173 loc. Spisone, Taormina | 1 star villafrom $95
Nazionale 101, Taormina | Villafrom $90