52 Reasons to Love Sicily. #5. Sicily is full of surprises. Check out the Jewish baths of Siracusa! Huh? You ask? Yes! Before the Spanish Inquisition of 1492, when Sicily was under Spanish rule, scholars believe 7 to 10 percent of Sicily’s population was Jewish. Thriving neighborhoods existed in Palermo, Mazara del Vallo, and Siracusa…
Sicily is currently at the height of its orange producing season, when many different varieties of this beloved citrus fruit are sweet, juicy, and ready to be eaten right from the millions of trees throughout the island. In addition, importantly, Sicilians have reason to celebrate. Today the region moved from being designated a “Red Zone,”…
Observing the beauty and wisdom of the Madonna at an altar in Siracusa (Photo Credit: Chiara Musumeci Fotografia)
When in Ortigia, you can swim right off the sea wall.
The summer solstice is upon us, so it’s a perfect time to pause and recognize the glories of Mother Nature. Join us online on Thurs., June 25 at 5:30pm EDT for Nourish Your Soul-stice, a Sicily-inspired yoga practice and discussion. Certified yoga instructor Clio Mallin will lead a 20-minute gentle chair/standing practice that will connect…
As soon as it’s safe and we have permission to travel to Sicily, I’m ready. Amunì! (Let’s go!) (Photo Credit: Chiara Musumeci Fotografia)
A summer morning swim off the sea wall of Ortigia Island, Siracusa; This is where you can meet the locals.
Seeking balance. Finding focus. Breathing deeply. In Ortigia, Siracusa Join Experience Sicily for Yoga in Sicily with Clio Mallin. June 10-20. Details and reserve your spot at https://experiencesicily.com/2020-tours-of-sicily/yoga-in-sicily-june-2020/ Let’s talk! Contact me at AllisonScola@ExperienceSicily.com or +1-646-281-4324.
Let’s experience Sicily together! Use the offer code VOLTE2020 by March 15, 2020 for an additional $100 off the cost per person of your Experience Sicily small-group tour. Bring your friends! There is so much joy to be had in Sicily. Learn more at https://experiencesicily.com/2020-tours-of-sicily/ Contact me at AllisonScola@ExperienceSicily.com. Let’s talk!
I hope someone showed you love today, in one form or the other. This heart is compliments of Davide, my favorite barista at Fratelli Burgio in Siracusa. The perfect espresso macchiato. Buon San Valentino! Happy Valentine’s Day!