Etna Has Been Talking A Lot

Mount Etna has been talking to us consistently this year. She has said hello 50 times since February, which has led to her southeastern crater now extending a little over 11,000 feet above sea level, surpassing the northeastern crater’s height, which was the highest point for decades. Etna has four summit craters, now two that…

The Road To Italy Is Open | Spend October in Sicily

The road is clear … let’s celebrate our independence. Italy is open to vaccinated Americans! That means you can now travel to Sicily. Quarantines are no longer necessary when you fly on a designated “COVID-Tested” flight. Hotels, restaurants, sites, museums, shops, entertainment, and excursions are open and welcoming guests. Masks are no longer required outdoors….

Afternoon In Sicily

Nap time at the Archaeological Area of Eraclea Minoa (Agrigento Province) This cat knows the routine. In Sicily, from about 1 o’clock to 4:30/5 o’clock in the afternoon, it’s lunchtime and then nap time. So, do your sightseeing from 9 in the morning, have lunch at 1 o’clock at a family-run trattoria, then head back…