An Update For Traveling To Italy: You Must Be Vaccinated

As of 30 August 2021, for U.S. citizens to enter and travel to Italy you must present upon departure from the United States [Source: https://infocovid.viaggiaresicuri.it/returningtoitaly.html%5D: Anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccination certificate OR Certificate proving that you have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months PLUS A negative test within 72 hours of departure PLUS Digital Passenger Locator…

Refresh With Granita On A Hot Day In Sicily

To deal with the hot summer days, we ate a lot of granita during our recent trip to Sicily. This was one of my favorite combinations: lemon granita submerged in fresh-squeezed pomegranate juice. As we prepared to visit the Sanctuary of Demeter Malophoros at Selinunte Archaeological Park, it was perfect. (And apropos considering “Malophoros” means…

A Journey Of The Soul: Il Labirinto Di Arianna In Sicily

Ciao from Sicily! Yesterday we made a pilgrimage to the Labirinto di Arianna, or Ariadne’s Labyrinth, a sculpture high in the Nebrodi Mountains of Messina Province. The massive work is one of many large pieces that are part of Fondazione Fiumara d’Arte Sicilia, a collection of outdoor sculptures. The brainchild of empresario Antonio Presti, the…