“Vucciria” by Mauro d’Agati – Book Review

Usually, when you pick up a coffee-table sized book of photographs taken in an Italian city, you know what you’re in for. You’ll get page after page of medieval cobbled streets, rolling hills with pine tree-lined driveways, romantic gondolas and roman-era monuments. You’ll be overwhelmed with color, history and – […]

Hiking or Skiing on Mt. Etna in Sicily

Most visitors to Italy have heard of Mt. Vesuvius, arguably Italy’s most famous volcano. It’s famous, of course, for having buried the town of Pompeii and the surrounding area in 79 A.D., thereby preserving it for all of us to visit and take pictures of later. But Italy is a […]