The marina of Castellammare del Golfo, Trapani Province, Sicily
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…
Capo Zafferano From Sant’Elia
Evelina and Filippo at Sant’Elia with Capo Zafferano in the background
Bitter Sweet Sunset
It’s always agrodolce… bitter-sweet… to return home.
Flowing With The Go
Castellammare del Golfo is our host for our first stop on the “Allison’s Secret Sicily” tour…. Not an official tour! Just 5 of us traveling together and going with the flow and following our whims for discovering corners of Sicily new to me and visiting some of my top favorites. After a very intense few…
Like an accountant during tax season, I have been a travel professional before the summer travel season: very busy! Today, though, among all of the planning and details that Evelina, Madeleine, Giulia and I are working on for our clients traveling in the next month, I took some time to schedule my own vacation in…
The fishing village of Marzamemi is magical. It almost glistens! Although it’s famous for its tuna fishing past, in more recent years, the town has become host to the Festa del Pomodoro di Pachino IGP. That is, a festival celebrating a locally cultivated cherry tomato of which they are very proud. Now through Sunday, Marzamemi…
Capo Zafferano from Sant’Elia. We have two spots left on this September’s Enchanting Sicily small-group tour! More at Experience Sicily http://experiencesicily.com/2015-tours.
One of the most beautiful panoramas in Sicily: Cefalù from its pier. I invite you to see this in person, with me as your guide, on Day 10 of Experience Sicily’s Enchanting Sicily tour… Did I mention the Arab-Norman cathedral of Cefalù was just named a UNESCO World Heritage Site? Yet, another reason to experience…
Wish You Were Here
Capo Zafferano from Porticello’s fishing port. (Photo Credit: Experience Sicily’s Filippo Buttitta)