I am always seeking the hidden corners to share them with you. (Where we would have been today #stunningsicily)
Morning Light In Porticello, Sicily
Last night I had a dream that I was staying here in Porticello, my grandfather’s fishing village. Last year when I was staying here in an apartment, I delighted in waking up early and walking through the port to see the light on Monte Catalfano and Capo Zafferano and the fisherman and boat repairmen doing…
A View In Porticello, Sicily
The dreamy view from “my office” (i.e. the terrace of the apartment we rented) last June in Porticello, Borgo di Santa Nicolicchia.
A Perfect Day At The Marina
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
Thinking of Sciacca, Sicily
I’m thinking of Sciacca, Sicily today. The seaside, fishing town experienced torrential rains and massive flooding the past couple of days. Please keep the townspeople in your hearts as they recover from the damage and loss.
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…