Sunday, March 29, 2020

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...

Scammed or Stupid? A Big Fine in Palermo

Before the annoying trolls come through with their predictable comments, realize that I am writing this to spare others from my trauma. After eating and drinking until 3AM in Palermo, I woke up late and...

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...

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.

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...

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.

Guns & Butter: Naples Travel Guide

I allotted three nights of my Round The Atlantic Tour for Naples, giving me, what I hoped, was enough time to formulate my own opinion about a city I was told to skip. When I travel, I don't do any homework before I go.

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...

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.

Train Vs Plane? Transport Decisions in Europe

I took a flight on Vueling airlines from Milan to Paris Orly. The plane cost $38.50. That is cheap until you factor in the train to the airport in Milan which was 13 euros...
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