If These Boats Could Talk

Boats at Aspra, the fishing village of Bagheria In Aspra, there is a museum focused on anchovy fishing and all things anchovy: Museo dell’Acciuga di Aspra. Although I haven’t yet been, since this type of fishing was done by my family (in these waters) for centuries, while in Sicily the next few weeks, I hope…

At Ease In Lo Zingaro

Close your eyes and take a breath. When you open them, imagine that you are here, at the sea of Lo Zingaro Nature Preserve feeling the wind in your hair as your catamaran boat takes you along the Tyrrhenian coastline. Imagine feeling totally at ease and refreshed. It can happen in Sicily. This moment can…

Ferragosto Eve

Buon Ferragosto! Forget trying to get any business done in Italy until next week sometime! This evening, the official kick off of Ferragosto, means friends hanging out, catching up, and enjoying time together late into the night–many sleep on the beach and others hold barbecues in the mountains. Although, I’m not in Sicily right now,…

Crystal Clear Seas

A coastal excursion through Lo Zingaro nature preserve will inspire your soul to sing! On our Experience Sicily May 2019 Myths & Mysteries of Sicily Tour, you will immerse yourself in Sicily’s natural beauty–those crystal clear waters will seduce you. Learn more at Experience Sicily.

Save on Small Business Saturday

It’s Small Business Saturday. That means exciting stuff for you! As I prepare our 2018 multi-sensory, small-group tours and custom itineraries for our independent clients, I keep reminding myself that the most memorable moments of travel are interaction with locals. We survey all of our clients upon their return from Sicily, and more often than…

Rich With Porcini

Pappardelle pasta with porcini mushrooms served at Taverna al Paladino in Taormina; Porcini mushrooms are in season right now, especially in the region of Etna, where locals have been foraging in the forest for mushrooms for the past few weeks. Savor Sicily’s culture, cuisine, and history with us next year! When you reserve your spot…

Inhale Sicily

I want you to inhale Sicily, and a boat trip through Lo Zingaro nature preserve will enable you to do just that–and dive in too! Not only is such an excursion nature-powered, but you’ll also learn about La Mattanza, the ancient tuna fishing ritual that was practiced in these waters for generations. On Day 11…