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Tour of the Val di Noto. Part IV: Ragusa Ibla

5 Reasons why you Should Visit Ragusa Ibla in Sicily One of the major tourist attractions in Sicily (and the prettiest), Ragusa Ibla is set amid the rocky peaks, northwest of Modica. It is a fairy-tale town with labyrinths of honey hued houses, traditional trattorias and tangled medieval streets which spill onto squares of opulent […]

Tour of the Val di Noto. Part III: Ragusa

We explore what to see, do and eat in Ragusa Forged by the earth’s forces and ancient civilisations, Sicily is a land which has remained relatively unchanged. The region of Ragusa is made up of 12 towns including Modica, Scicli and Ragusa, has 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, an incredible gastronomic scene and 17th century […]

Tour of the Val di Noto. Part II: The Castles of Ragusa

We round up the best castles to visit in the region of Ragusa Castello Colonna Enriquez, Vittoria The second most populated multiplicity after Ragusa, Vittoria is the youngest town in the province. The town’s womenfolk are still known to do intricate embroideries, first adopted during the period of Arab rule in Sicily. But it is […]

Tour of the Val di Noto. Part I: Noto

Dive into our Val di Noto series We explore the food, landscape and history of Noto A part of Sicily that encompasses the high-octane energy cities of Catania, Syracuse and Noto to the dainty towns of Ragusa Ibla and Scicli, the Val di Noto’s unrelenting architectural masterpieces can be found at every inch of this […]

Beyond the Bleak Mid-Winter

After a bleak winter in the travel world, our associate partner Chris Tarry explores the medium and long term impact of aviation, taking a look at future developments and its consequences. Click on the link below for the full presentation. January Update CTAIRA 27012021

Villa Amagioia, La Pergola, Rio Rosso Country Villa

Three villas at Palazzo di Varignana Resort & Spa Location: Bologna, Italy Special features: Spa and gardens Tucked away in a sleepy hamlet lies Palazzo di Varignana, a four star luxury resort and spa. Located just 20 minutes from Bologna airport and an even shorter distance from the historic city itself, the hotel is surrounded […]