Dina holds a PhD in Comparative Linguistics from the Moscow Region State University. Since 2008 she has been living and working in Taormina from where she tirelessly explores this legendary island full of mysteries. Her main interests include linguistics, history and architecture, and she keeps herself immersed in her passion for the past by attending courses in all things Greek and Roman, mythology in particular. Dina has published a guide book about mythological places in Sicily for Russian-speaking travellers.