Look for Me on Gelato Way

This weekend in the enchanting Arab-Norman town of Cefalù on Sicily’s north coast, they are celebrating the annual Sicily Food Festival. Experience Sicily’s Evelina Buttitta is there today enjoying live music, cooking demonstrations, arts and crafts (including unique, Sicily-inspired jewlery, my favorite!) and a vast selection of typical street food with her family. The streets…

A Happy Place

I wanted to post a photo that makes me smile, and Fiat 500s always make me smile, and so does any view of Castellammare del Golfo (Trapani Province, hence the TP on the license plate). Thank you for indulging me. I hope it makes you smile too. 

Rent a Mini

When I was in Sicily in June/July I put close to 2000 kilometers on this little car. I point out that it is little because little is the tip here: when renting in Sicily, or anywhere in Italy for that matter, rent mini. When you find yourself driving down a street that was never meant…

Smart before Smart

In cities and towns built before the invention of the automobile (i.e., most of those in Sicily), if you must use a car, a small one is recommended, so you don’t get stuck in an alley meant for a donkey to pass through! Here’s an example of a “smart” choice–before Smart Cars existed: a Fiat…