Notre Dame de Paris: The Heart Still Beats in Paris
Human compassion transcends all things. Like Notre Dame de Paris transcends religion. Sometimes, we do great things and we rally when there... Continue Reading
What You Don’t Know About Ricotta
During our time in New York City, we had a lovely dinner with some friends of ours. Oddly enough, we were sitting... Continue Reading
Sicilian Dry Stone Walls: Why They are Important and UNESCO Protected.
Who would have thought a wall could receive a UNESCO heritage designation? That’s right. Anyone who has ventured in Europe has seen these... Continue Reading
Nero d’Avola: No Country for Old Grapes
Nero d’Avola wine has a funny history. It is a grape with an identity complex. If you go the northern slopes of... Continue Reading
Know Your Roots: Three “Original” Tribes of Sicily
On a recent trip through Eastern Sicily, my group asked an important question. Knowing the island is a layer-cake of different cultures... Continue Reading
6 Churches in Sicily that will Make you a Believer
The Bible and Christianity are powerful. But the Baroque architecture found throughout Ragusa, Sicily and the Val di Noto is something of a... Continue Reading
Aruciméli: 3 ways to understand a name.
Sicily is a magical island. Sitting in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, it is the perfect spot for a summer vacation.... Continue Reading