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Slow Tourism, your holiday in Ortigia

The recent outbreak of the pandemic has surely affected you and your loved ones. We, at Baroque Apartments have obviously been deeply affected by it. But we are slowly trying to recover without any rush or pressure. Quite the opposite … Read More

Amogghio, the Sicilian Salsa for Summer Barbecue

Sicily has been at the crossroads of Mediterranean trade for hundreds of years and that diversity of flavours, colours and culture can clearly be seen in today’s cuisine. Couscous, pinenuts, spices are all ingredients of the African continent. Some of … Read More

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Virus-free Sicily is your 2020 Destination

With less and less Corona-virus infected people (yesterday the number was 3!), it appears that Sicily will soon be ready to declare its island virus-free. Since the beginning of the pandemic, in fact, it has been one of the least … Read More

Summer 2020: best beaches for social distancing in Sicily

Right now, there is still some uncertainty about what is going to happen in Italy this summer, but the packed beach experiences we were so used to, certainly won’t be happening in 2020. To be completely honest, no one knows … Read More

Sicily, On the trail of Inspector Montalbano

Welcome to Sicily, home of the world-famous detective, Inspector Montalbano. Wherever you are in the world, I am sure, you’ve heard or watched at least an episode. Mr Montalbano, in fact, has quickly become an icon of the island. In … Read More

Sicilian Granita, the authentic recipe – Sicilian Taste

Granita is iced water flavoured with sugar and fruit juice, however, the true Sicilian granita is so much more than ice. The most popular – and traditional – flavours in Sicily are lemon, almond or black mulberry.  The most traditional … Read More

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Siracusa – the gay-friendly heart of Italy

Sicily is a great destination for the LGBT+ community. In fact, many Sicilian cities attract LGBT+ travellers, and in recent years, Syracuse and in particular Ortygia has quickly become a favourite of the gay community. Keep reading to find out … Read More

Sicily Packing List: everything you need

Choosing what to pack and what to leave home, it’s always hard. That’s why I’ve decided to write this Sicily Packing List article. So that you can relax and only think about your amazing holiday in Sicily instead. First of … Read More

Siracusa, the new hub for Digital Nomads

Siracusa for Digital Nomads? A few years ago, this could have been the funniest idea ever. But today, with its stunning beaches, amazing climate, extraordinary food, beautiful people, Siracusa is the perfect destination for any digital nomads looking for a … Read More

Summer 2020: The best beaches near Siracusa

Siracusa has some of the best beaches in Sicily (Italy? the world?) and this is why we’ve compiled a list of the best beaches near Siracusa for your upcoming holiday to the best island in the world. Pssst… it’s never … Read More