Topsy-turvy Carnevale in Sicily

Today is the final day of Carnevale! My cousin Francesca was in Sciacca this past weekend and took this photo. Sciacca boasts one of the leading celebrations in Sicily and Italy. Locals will tell you it’s been presented for centuries. Carnevale is the last hurrah before the planting season and before Lent, when many traditionally…

Meet Aldo In Sicily

In May, during our Myths and Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below tour, we’ll be spending a day with Aldo on his farm in the mountains of Sicily. Aldo is an herbalist, artist, masseuse, healer, spiritual soul, and … these words just completely fall short of who he is! I’m going to stop trying with…

Pizza In Napoli And So Much More

Join me, Allison Scola of Experience Sicily, and Danielle Oteri of Feast on History for 10 days of beyond-the-ordinary Italy that includes savoring authentic Neopolitan pizza in Napoli! During Southern Secrets: Campania and Sicily’s Hidden Corners, we’ll spend five days south of Naples in Campania and five days in Sicily sparking your senses and immersing…