Archive for the ‘Sicily’ Category

Finding A Dream Home In Sicily

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

It was once almost synonymous with the Mob. Now Sicily, the Mediterranean's largest island, is turning itself into one of the key property in Italy hotspots. One key factor behind the soaring popularity of property in Sicily is the island's prices, which are in general not ...

10 pitfalls to avoid when buying a property in Italy

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Buying a dream home in Italy has rarely been easier or more desirable, especially with the pound strengthening against the Euro, Italian taxation changes that have made the buying process cheaper and falling property prices. Throw in the chance to swap yet another lousy British summer with the almost ...

Captivating Catania

Friday, September 26th, 2008

Catania, like so many of the enchanting towns and cities on the west coast of Sicily in Italy, is gloriously overlooked by the 3350m Mount Etna, while it in turn looks out onto the Ionian Sea. Sicily's second city, it is an irresistible mixture of various cultures down the ...