Tusa Beautiful For Words

My partner in all things Experience Sicily, Evelina Buttitta, who took this photo yesterday, spent the weekend at this breathtaking spot, Tusa, on Sicily’s north coast in Messina province, just west of Santo Stefano di Camastra. Not only is its sandy Lampare Beach recognized for the its environmental protection and sustainability programs, but the Hotel…

Sicily Dances, and So Will You

I loved this plate when I saw it last month in Santo Stefano di Camastra, one of Sicily’s ceramics centers. Featuring the ubiquitous Trinacria, the symbol of Sicily, it captures so much about the region: its vibrant colors, the locals’ artistry, and its ancient mysteries and history… and then the plate itself is for serving…

Shopping in Sicily

Taormina is a shopper’s dream. On Day 2 of our May 2018 Myths & Mysteries of Sicily tour, enjoy time on your own to explore its boutiques that feature both international brands as well as local artisans’ products, such as this typical bag, pictured, inspired by the decorations seen on Sicilian carts. Be charmed by…

Shopping for Ceramics in Sicily

Last evening, on our way from Taormina to Palermo, we stopped for some shopping in Santo Stefano di Camastra, one of Sicily’s ceramics centers. Come “shop” with me! Watch my Facebook Live broadcast, during which I explain the significance of the ceramic Moor’s head pots, which we’ve seen throughout the island this week. When you…

Take a Passeggiata in Taormina

Take a passeggiata with me down Taormina’s Corso Umberto! Shops, cafès, charming alleyways, balconies draped with flowers and ceramics… It’s bewitching! Watch my Facebook Live broadcast on our Experience Sicily Facebook page… Then join us in May for our Myths & Mysteries tour, which starts here! We’re offering an additional $100 incentive per person for…