• Europe

    Sicily, Italy

    Itinerary: Catania – Taormina – Syracuse – Mount Etna – Stromboli – Cefalú – Palermo Catania and Taormina Buona sera! It is 11 p.m. on a Saturday evening when I check in at my hotel in the center of Catania, on the east coast of Sicily. Because I myself sometimes confuse Sicily and Sardinia: Sicily is the island that sits…

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    Rome & Tuscany, Italy

    Itinerary: Rome – Castiglione del Lago – Siena – Montepulciano – the Chianti region – Firenze – San Gimignano – Bracciano Rome Around 2:30 p.m. we arrive at Leonardo da Vinci International Airport in Fiumicino, near Rome. In two weeks we are going to visit Rome and do a road trip in Tuscany. From the airport we take the train…