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,…

The Joy of Boating

Did I mention the boat excursion we took in Taormina on Thursday? For me, this was my favorite moment during our private family heritage tour last week. It was a dream come true to see the joy on everyone’s faces as the music blasted, they drank limoncello, and our guests danced in the sun and…