Ortigia

Welcome world walker to the beautiful island of Ortigia. Set in the middle of the Mediterranean and filled with food, fun and history. Here is part one of a list of things to do and see on the island.

Where should I stay in Sicily?

Dear friends, followers, world walkers and family, I’ve been working hard to complete my book, Where should I stay in Sicily? This has taken a fair number of months, which is why my blog has been quiet. I’ve written something more than a travel guide. Your very own travel companion, full of stories, anecdotes, philosophy and…

You might be wondering where I’ve been…

Hello world walkers, a large number of things have happened over the Christmas period. I’ve moved to a new city and I’ve been working on my expanded book based on my blog. The three combined have taken up quite a bit of time and effort but they are now complete and awaiting a few bits…

Smooth sailing makes a poor sailor in Catania

A Broken car, A Broken tooth and still a nice holiday in Catania. Albeit that I’m currently sat in a cafe in Catania with pouring rain and thunderstorm the view and the holiday, optimism still flows forth. Maybe helped by the young Americans excited about travelling for the first time or the young Sicilian couple…

Good Morning with a smile.

I’m lying in bed this morning and thinking about what to talk about. So I thought I’d do something a little different. I’d like to know what you all do as a morning routine to perk you up? What gets you energised? Motivated? Clears your mind? Puts a smile on your face? So you can…

Into the unknown

Is it a big deal to jump into the unknown? Or is it a simple opening of a new chapter? The reason I’m writing this piece is that I’ve handed in my notice to my work, booked flights back to Sicily and will leave my online work December 31st. I’ve written before about facing your…