Last night proved me right! I love working local festivals into our Experience Sicily itineraries, because as a traveler, you gain a real sense of community from witnessing townspeople come together to celebrate. Here in Ischia, where I am on vacation with my husband, last night we experienced the Festa di Sant’Anna. I loved watching…
Ischia’s Castle of Aragon: A Fortified Village
We registered a lot of steps and flights yesterday when we visited the striking Aragon Castle of Ischia! Really a fortified village on an island, the castle was built over centuries and has been occupied by civilizations since before Greek times. At the end of the 16th century, nearly 2000 people lived within its walls….
The Kingdom’s Gelato
When I saw this gelato flavor tonight in Ischia, I had to try it! Kingdom of Two Sicilies flavor… What!? It is pistachio with fresh almonds and flakey pastry dough mixed in (the same dough used to make sfogliatella pastry, pasta sfoglia). Oh, yes! Grazie.