Hi from Rick: Celebrating Sicily
Here at Rick Steves' Europe, we travel for lots of reasons: to broaden our cultural horizons, to see history come alive, to make memories that will last a lifetime…and to eat really well (just to name a few). And that's why, in the last few years, I've spent a lot of time in Sicily.
When I recently joined a group of fellow travelers on one of my Best of Sicily tours, we experienced 11 days of pure Sicily. I savored cannoli where it was invented. I learned that I prefer Sicilian-style pizza over Neapolitan. I sipped a glass of full-bodied red wine in a vineyard on the slopes of a steaming volcano. And I became part of the mesmerizing, swaying rhythm of an entire community on their Good Friday procession, by joining right in. The trip inspired me to return with our TV crew and produce a new show on Sicily. But we couldn't… Read more