Sicily East to West: A Road Trip Along Sicily’s Southern Coast

Sicily East to West: A Road Trip Along Sicily’s Southern Coast

From its Baroque cities and ever erupting volcano to its ancient Greek ruins and crystal clear waters, Sicily holds a beauty like no other.  Take a trip down memory lane with Matt and I along Sicily's southern coast.

Traveling with Type 1: A T1D Packing List

Traveling with Type 1: A T1D Packing List

Traveling with type 1 diabetes is not always easy, but with a little extra planning and preparation, you can hopefully avoid most stressful diabetes-related drama on your vacation.

A Little Sicily Feast

A Little Sicily Feast

If you know me or read my blog, you probably know that I am obsessed with Sicily, and consider myself a Sicilian at heart. When considering my Sunday plans, I jumped on the opportunity to attend the 21st annual Sicilian Festival in downtown San Diego's Little Italy.  I prepared myself for the inevitable feasting and [...]

Chia Seed Vanilla Cannoli Cream

Chia Seed Vanilla Cannoli Cream

Sicily is not just “special”, but possibly the most beautiful place on Earth.  If you’ve been there you’d probably agree.  If you haven’t now’s the time to book your ticket. At a recent Christmas party in Rancho Santa Fe, I had just this conversation with a couple of other italophiles.  Friends’ family Christmas parties are [...]

Exploring Sicilian Markets

Exploring Sicilian Markets

Have you ever bitten into a tomato as you would an apple? I developed this habit when I was living in Catania cause the tomatoes are really as good as apples.  Where I'm from in California, we have good produce, but a Sicilian tomato cannot be replicated and American tomatoes are tasteless seed balls in [...]