Twenty destinations for 2014: Egadi, Italy - Telegraph | Italia Mia | Scoop.it
This tiny archipelago off Sicily's west coast will transport you back to la dolce vita, Fifties-style

The Egadi Islands are a tiny archipelago off Sicily’s west coast. I first visited them in the early Nineties and in the 20-odd years since it’s safe to say that little has changed.

Whereas the Armani set has descended on other Sicilian islands such as Lipari and Pantelleria, leading to a rash of smart hotels and high summer prices, Levanzo, Favignana and Marettimo remain, for the most part, as sleepy, peaceful and unaffected as ever. [...]