Be Inspired By Sicily in 2019

Today is World Tourism Day! Travel stimulates and inspires the soul, and at Experience Sicily, we aim to take you beyond the ordinary to not only discover Sicily’s hidden corners, but also something new about yourself. We’ve announced itinerary details and early-registration incentives for three of our 2019 tours. I hope you’ll join me, Allison…

As Above/So Below

Join me in May 2019 with shamanic and wellness practitioner Tony Allicino, for Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below, an uncommon journey through Sicily. Read the full itinerary and learn about our early-registration price incentives at https://trips.experiencesicily.com/trip/gjfz6utxbjrk3jqxnafv6jq3gjfx2 During this multi-sensory, off-the-beaten-path tour, you will not only discover the island’s UNESCO sites and principal…

Mazara del Vallo

Piazza della Repubblica, pictured, is the heart of the city of Mazara del Vallo in southwestern Sicily. Mazara del Vallo is considered the most important fishing port in Italy. Founded by the Phoenicians as a trading post, it was significant during the Arab era, when it was the capital of Val di Mazara, one of…

Magnificent Marzipan Fruit

Yesterday I spent the day in Catania with the magnificent Alessandro Marchese. Alessandro is an artist who specializes in making Frutta Martorana, or the marzipan (almond paste) sweets, shaped and designed to resemble fruit and vegetables. He sculpts each and every one by hand, and then he decorates them with the craftsmanship and skill of…