Getting Into the Details

The olive harvest is in full swing right now. Making olive oil is as complex as making wine, and on Day 7 of our June 2018 multi-generational tour, Ancient Italy: A Cultural Journey Through Campania and Sicily, we’ll get into the details at an organic olive farm in Castelvetrano. This Wednesday evening from 7:30 to…

Ficus On the Prize

This ficus tree (technically called a Ficus macrophylla) was planted in the Garibaldi Gardens of Palermo’s Piazza Marina in 1863 in recognition of the founding of the new nation of Italy. It is considered to be one of the largest ficus trees in Europe.