Crystal Clear Seas

A coastal excursion through Lo Zingaro nature preserve will inspire your soul to sing! On our Experience Sicily May 2019 Myths & Mysteries of Sicily Tour, you will immerse yourself in Sicily’s natural beauty–those crystal clear waters will seduce you. Learn more at Experience Sicily.

Rich With Porcini

Pappardelle pasta with porcini mushrooms served at Taverna al Paladino in Taormina; Porcini mushrooms are in season right now, especially in the region of Etna, where locals have been foraging in the forest for mushrooms for the past few weeks. Savor Sicily’s culture, cuisine, and history with us next year! When you reserve your spot…

Inhale Sicily

I want you to inhale Sicily, and a boat trip through Lo Zingaro nature preserve will enable you to do just that–and dive in too! Not only is such an excursion nature-powered, but you’ll also learn about La Mattanza, the ancient tuna fishing ritual that was practiced in these waters for generations. On Day 11…

Enchanting Sicily: One Spot Left!

We’ve got one spot left (for a single person or a couple) on for this September’s small-group, multi-sensory Enchanting Sicily tour, from Sept. 23-30 (with an optional Palermo Extension until Oct. 2). We’ll connect with locals, see UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and experience Sicily’s profound culture. Ask me about a $150/person discount if you register…

Secret Swimming Spots

On our last full day in Sicily earlier this month, I took my intrepid fellow travelers Fred and Nola to another one of my favorite swimming spots. This one though, is mostly for locals, and definitely for experienced swimmers. Down a long staircase maintained by the Comune of Bagheria, the rocky cliffs are dotted with…

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…