Chef Salvatore Gambuzza Is Reinventing the Sicilian Kitchen

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 At Hotel Villa Athena, in his hometown of Agrigento in Sicily, Italy, Chef Salvatore Gambuzza has earned the adulation of the food world (and may be close to receiving its first-ever Michelin star) with dishes that were as witty as they were delicious. Now he’s reinventing Sicilian cuisine with a […]

Fontes Episcopi Bio Resort Near Agrigento, Sicily Part II

282Shares 0 0 282 0 Meals based on a macrobiotic diet, peacocks wandering inside and outside the property, geese and guinea fowl meandering in the garden, and enjoyable and long nights spent talking with the owner Maurizio—this is what Fontes Episcopi Bio Resort is all about. Photography property of SVADORE What is a Bio Resort? […]

Where to Stay near Agrigento, Sicily: Fontes Episcopi Bio Resort Part I

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 Steps away from the tourist stays of Agrigento lies Fontes Episcopi. Far from a hotel, guesthouse, bed and breakfast, or any other type of accommodation, Fontes Episcopi is a Bio Resort that specializes in harmonizing and re-connecting people and the environment the way our ancestors once lived. Photography property of […]

Rediscovering Sweet Traditions in Medieval Erice

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 Although I adore the Sicilian coastline, there is another less familiar Sicily of medieval architecture and jaw dropping landscapes that I love just as much. It is off the beaten path, this is sure, but the venture to the medieval village of Erice perched on the top of Mount San […]

A Visit to the Sicilian Salt Pans – Saline di Nubia

1KShares 0 0 1K 0 Ancient techniques and windmills, mounds of salt that look like snow, and must-have travel accessories all on the Mediterranean coast. Experience a visit to the Museum of Salt at Saline di Nubia. Photography property of SVADORE The famous Sicilian salt pans or flats, saline, are tucked away off SP 21 a little […]

Where to Stay in Erice, Sicily: Erice Pietre Antiche

740Shares 0 0 740 0 Erice Pietre Antiche is a hundred+ year old property turned into an absolute gem that retains classical character while adding modern convenience.  Photography property of SVADORE After a morning exploring the UNESCO Nature Reserve of “Zingaro,” we decided to escape the brutal summer Sicilian heat and head up the San […]

Sicily’s Crown Jewel: Riserva Naturale Orientata Dello Zingaro

871Shares 0 0 871 0 Sicily has a sea that is unlike any other and the Riserva Naturale Orientata Dello Zingaro has to be the Sicilian crown jewel.  Photography property of SVADORE Europeans have long known the natural beauty of Sicily. While the Europeans have vacationed in Sicily for ages, many Americans have largely yet to […]