Sicily: The mosaics of Monreale

One of the top tourist attractions in Palermo, Sicily, isn’t in town. It is the suburban UNESCO-protected Monreale Cathedral, a medieval structure boasting interior walls literally encrusted with mosaics and a lot of gold. I had to see it. On arrival in Palermo, my hotel’s manager, Giuseppe, recommended restaurants (it

2018-03-01T22:10:15-05:00March 1st, 2018|My Travel Corner|

Sicily: Medieval Erice

Sicily’s hilltop town of Erice is one of those places that has retained much of its medieval appearance, plus it has great views of Sicilian farmland, hills and the sea off Sicily’s western coast. Besides, it offers charming hotel choices and numerous restaurants with good food. The hilltop Erice

2018-01-13T13:10:48-05:00January 13th, 2018|My Travel Corner|
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