Seek Great Heights In Palermo

Seek great heights on the roof walk of Palermo’s Cathedral. The climb up the belltower’s cylindrical, narrow staircase offers a whole new perspective on the city and the mishmash of architectural styles that make up this iconic temple that sits where different cultures and sects have practiced their religions for millennia. (Where we would have…

Tonight: Online Sicily Trivia

Sicilian-Style Trivia Challenge & Happy Hour Today! Friday, October 9 at 7pm (Eastern) Register Now: https://wiccny.webinarninja.com/live-webinars/512255/register. Join me with my friend Carla Gambescia for a fun evening that was created specially by La Dolce Vita University to celebrate La Bella Sicilia! Presented by the Westchester Italian Cultural Center. Here’s a warm-up: What is the architectural…

People Watching In Taormina

Perhaps Taormina’s best piazza for people watching is Piazza IX Aprile. The Church of San Giuseppe (from where this photo was taken) with its double stairway has held court here since the 17th century, while the historic Wunderbar Caffè (at my right from where I am standing) has played host to the likes of Truman…