Palermo on a budget: 5 things to do for less than €5

What came first – our love of lists or Buzzfeed? Who knows? Who cares? Lists are great. So I am going to jump right aboard the listy band wagon with my top 5 cheap things to do in Palermo, Sicily.

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Short books please

Age 19 and about to go away on my own for the first time, I seriously considered taking the complete works of Shakespeare with me.

I was about the start an English degree and thought that reading all of Shakespeare pre-course would be a good use of my gap year. I wanted to look as clever as I felt. Like a real grown up clever person. I was also, it seems, a pretentious twat.

Thankfully I changed my mind and didn’t spend 3 months in South Carolina reading The Tempest.

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