Vaccinations for travel
Vaccinations are an important part of staying safe while travelling.
In this post, I’ll be covering how to find which vaccinations you’ll need, where and when to get them, and explaining some of the ones I’ve had.
Closed currency guide
Closed currencies are unusual enough that the usual rules on exchanging foreign money don’t apply to them. While not common: they do exist, so here’s how they work..
Sicily: Castelmola & Taormina
After leaving the Aeolian Islands, I head south towards Mt Etna.
On the way I visit the hilltop settlements of Castelmola and Taormina.
Sicily: Stromboli part 2
It’s my second day on the island of Stromboli, this evening I’ll be climbing to the volcanic craters to see the eruptions from up close.
Sicily: Stromboli part 1
On day 4 of my Sicilian adventure, I arrived on Stromboli. This island has an active volcano that erupts almost continually but despite this, it’s home to about 500 people.
I didn’t plan to visit the island of Panarea, but the hydrofoil taking me to Stromboli had other plans…
My second stop in the Aeolian Islands is Lipari. The largest island in the chain, it has a normal population of about 13,000.
My first stop on my tour of the Aeolian Islands is the island of Vulcano: the original volcano.