Have you ever wondered what brings tourist to the other side of the world just to hang around other tourist?
I truly don
The point is that both myself and my husband feel extremely blessed when we travel to Sicily, where even the most touristy place like Taormina offers the real authentic flavour of Sicily and certainly does not promote Fish and Chips to the Brits, Sausage and Sauerkraut to the Germans and McDonald
This is the evident sign of an unspoilt and authentic culture that is undeniably preserving its own identity.
I am actually writing this post from Thailand as I am on my 5 weeks holiday leave (therefore I apologise for not having updated this blog lately) and after having travelled all over the world – literally - I do get extremely disappointed to see crowds of tourists hanging around westernised environments in South East Asia.
Perhaps this is the down-side of globalization, but I still believe in authenticity and that certain things must be preserved.
In Sicily you won
So, if you are the kind of tourist who is expecting “your-country-style-menu” and touristy entertainment, please DO NOT come to Sicily!