Spent several relaxing weeks in Italy — three weeks in Sicily with a few days in Rome on the tail end. This was my second time in Sicily. My first visit was back in 2011. Six years between visits is far too long. Needless to say, I was very eager to return. While there’s only so much you … Continue Reading

Alghero, the main city in northwest Sardinia.   It’s been nearly a year (June 2014) since I explored Sardinia and am just getting around to posting photos.  With only a 10-day visit, we just scratched the surface.  There’s so much more to see and experience.  Although I only got a glimpse of this spectacular and … Continue Reading

Haven’t posted in a while given “research” (albeit, unpaid) in Italy; more specifically, eating my way through Rome and Sicily. Came back a few pounds heavier, my wallet a bit lighter, but visited some breathtaking places and savored truly amazing food, including some of the freshest seafood imaginable. This post is on memorable places I … Continue Reading

A few shots from Rome… Of course, you can’t go to Rome without enjoying the food…   And wine… And pastries and other baked goodies…