As the sun sets on 2021, I’m thinking ahead to September 2022, when we at Experience Sicily are co-hosting Photography In Sicily, a small-group tour, with Hunt’s Photo and Video. Luminary Don Toothaker will be your photography guru on this curated experience. I planned for us to be at this spot at sunset one evening….
Stop The Car, Take A Photo In Sicily
Sometimes, you just should stop the car and take a photo. #somewhereinsicily
Reserve Your Sicilian Sunset
When planning your itinerary to Sicily, consider being somewhere special at sunset. You can search on the internet for the precise minute the sun will go down at your destination prior to your departure so that you make your dinner reservation for just the right moment. This is something we do for our clients… It…
Take Me To The Beach In Sicily
Because I’m too tired to do anything but look at the sea. Wish I were here…
Lo Zingaro Makes Me Feel Fine
Dreaming of the summer breezes of Lo Zingaro Nature Preserve in western Sicily that make me feel fine … (Photo by Filippo Buttitta)
Wow, Do I Say, Tomato!
When we came upon this, it took my breath away. Earlier this month, when we visited the farm of sculptor Lorenzo Reina in the mountains of Sicily, they were drying their bounty of tomatoes in the sun, preserving them for use for the rest of the year.
Dreamy, Gleeful Day
Today was a day I’ve been looking forward to! From Trapani, on Sicily’s northwestern coast, we went to the Egadi Islands of Favignana and Levanzo for a full-day excursion. Early in the morning, being the curious culture and history-buffs that we are, my husband Joe and I took a walking tour through town and learned…
It May Be Blustery, But Here Comes the Sun
Ceramic artist Mirella Pipia of Bagheria demonstrated to us how she makes her beautiful designs. This sun is very simple in comparison to her other work. During our visit to her workshop in September she explained that she loves to listen to American R&B when she works. She studied art in Palermo, but really, she…
Ceramic artist Mirella Pipia of Bagheria will spend time with us on Day 10 of Savoring Sicily, Experience Sicily’s September 22-October 4 small-group tour. We’ll go to her studio where she’ll show us how she creates her inspired designs like this sunny one pictured. Contact me at AllisonScola@ExperienceSicily.com to be inspired by our slow, boutique tour through…
Our May 2016 Sicily Tour, Day 12: Artisans Up Close
These are the hands of ceramic artist Mirella Pipia in Bagheria. This is how I like to see Sicily: up close and personal and vibrant. On the final full day of our Experience Sicily with Chef Melissa Muller tour from May 19-31, 2016, we’ll get personal with some artisans in Bagheria, the town where my…