Friday, December 15, 2017

Negroni! Social Drinking in Milan

If you're looking for a fun time in Milan, take a taxi to Colonne di San Lorenzo. It's full of young fashionable people being fashionable. There are pop up bars where beers go for...

Park Hyatt Milan: Let Me Live Here, Please

Everyone talks about traveling off the beaten path. Sometimes, it's nice to get off of that and get back on the red carpet. After my stay at the Insane Asylum, I was more than ready for pampering.

Espresso Bar Italy: Nothing Better

Espresso bars are my favorite places to go in Italy. The baristas are typically young, fast talking guys that put Starbucks employees to shame. They make a caffè doppio in lightning speed and hand...

Food in Milan: Tourist Places But Good Nonetheless

Food, food, food. Forget the museums, forget the cathedrals, travel is about eating and drinking. Milan is the perfect place to do this. I'll go meal by meal, but this happened over the course of...

Guns & Butter: Sicily Travel Guide

Looking to see and do everything in Sicily in 4 nights? Look no further. The cities I visited in Sicily were Palermo, Catania, and Syracuse.

Agritourism in Sicily: The Insane Asylum Accommodation

Welcome to the insane asylum. That is the only way to describe Casale Poggio del tiglio - Catania 4584, an agritourism accommodation at the base of Mt. Etna. Before I get into the horror story...

Mount Etna, Sicily Wine Tour: Fun & Games Until Police Stop

The first stop was the town of Milo which has the best white wines. We visited Barone di Villagrande. Reservations are not needed but are recommended.

Four Points Catania, Sicily: The Porn Suite

The hotel is far from the city center. After a day of visiting the center where I ate way too much and was overwhelmed by the crowds, I'd say that's a good thing. The hotel does offer a shuttle that has to be reserved which goes to and fro.

Syracuse, Sicily: An Exceptional Day of Food & Drink

I was inspired to go to Syracuse in southern Sicily because a photo of it kept popping up on my Vizio screensaver. In order to get there, we rented a car, specifically a Fiat...

Catania, Sicily: Eat Horse Meat, Cannolo, Arancino

Sunday, May 14th, there was a marathon in Catania. Saturday, May 13th, TPOL sprinted through all the local foods of the area. I started with a freshly prepared panini in a deli located off...
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