Lotus Apartments, Palermo Sicily


After a great experience with our first Airbnb rental in Barcelona, we were delighted with the Lotus Apartment in Palermo and our lovely host, Hedvig. Hedvig and her husband, Tonino, met us with their car at the train and gave us a lift to the … [Read more...]

Hustle, honk, thonk!

Palermo apt, via Padre Congemi

Welcome to Palermo! Within minutes of stepping outside the secure baggage area we were approached by a young man who promised us a ride directly to our apartment at a bargain price of 45 Euros, and, he boasted "by an English speaking driver," no … [Read more...]

Mondello Beach, Palermo

sicily sand

What a great beach! Soft sand, clear shallow water, hardly anyone on the beach. That's the upside, downside, change rooms closed, oh well, small price to pay for such a beautiful day in the sun and sand.   … [Read more...]

Gluten-free in Palermo

gluten-free buns

Coming back from the beach yesterday we almost missed a tiny little gluten-free bakery, Delizie, on Goethe street in Palermo. It was late in the day so some of the shelves were empty but what remained was very appetizing looking. I opted for 2 … [Read more...]