All posts by: Maro Mkhitaryan

About Maro Mkhitaryan

Ciao! My name is Maro. I’m a 23-year-old volunteer coming from Armenia. After studying Economics and Marketing in a French University in Armenia, I went to France to practice my skills. There I got interested in tourism and since then I have been working in the tourism sector. My interest in Italian culture brought me to Sicily. I have the chance to work, travel, explore and live in an Italian environment. Moreover, I’m learning the language, the history and traditions of this beautiful island and spending memorable moments with locals. In my blog I’ll share my impressions of Sicily so you can experience it through my eyes.

One of the peculiarities of this small town of Campobello is the tradition of keeping horses. A typical day is not complete without the sounds of carretti siciliani. The craft of making carts passes from generation to generation and it’s an honor for campobellezzians to inherit the family carriages. Every year, a manifestation of horses […]

On the 20th of July, Kalat held its first international evening – American Spirit in Sicily! We discovered one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world through music, gastronomy, atmosphere and games. The evening started with the tasting of the famous american hamburgers, chocolate chip cookies, and traditional apple pie. At the bar […]

Reading in books about historical facts and eras can be boring, if history is not your favorite subject. But when I saw greek temples, roman remains, norman and arabic architecture, I could picture the history of Sicily and feel part of it. The nature is also astonishing offering beautiful beaches, hills, mountains and trees of […]

It all began with an announcement about volunteering in Sicily in an intercultural project. “Accidentally” they were searching for a volunteer with experience in tourism, knowledge of foreign languages and international mobility. My aspiration to explore the world and interest in the Italian culture made the decision for me and in a couple of months I […]