Refresh Your Spirit In Sicily

Refresh your spirit and inspire your soul with us in May 2020! Co-hosted by shamanic and wellness practitioner Tony Allicino and Experience Sicily’s Allison Scola, during Myths & Mysteries of Sicily, you’ll discover off-the-beaten path towns, immerse yourself in Sicilian culture and ancient history (through visits to sites such as Valley of the Temples, pictured),…

Siracusa’s Myth of Aretusa

In May, during our tour Myths & Mysteries of Sicily: As Above/So Below, we’ll be staying right near this stunning Fontana di Diana in Ortigia, Siracusa that tells the story of the Nereid-water nymph Aretusa and her protector, the goddess Artemis/Diana. One day while hunting in the forest in Greece, Aretusa decided to take a…

Sheep and Green Grass

Spring comes early in Sicily, and with it come the green grasses. Sheep love to eat the fresh green grass, and that makes us humans happy because that means that their milk, which is used to make ricotta, which is used to make cannoli, is naturally sweet! Oh, and those cannoli … Folks who know…

Sour and Sweet

Caponata, pictured, is to Sicilians as salsa is to Mexicans: you’ll find it on almost every table. It is a cornerstone of Sicilian cuisine, and its agrodolce flavor is a reflection of life in Sicily – – sour and sweet at once. No two caponata recipes are the same. This one, probably the most traditional,…