Sicily 2019: Agrigento, Casa Balata and the Valley of the Temples

Hands-down, the Valley of the Temples was the biggest highlight of our trip to Sicily.  It is one of the best-preserved collections of Greek architecture in the world, and illustrates just how important Sicily was to the Greek world about 2,500 years ago.  We visited the site after our drive from Trapani and after a quick lunch with temple views. Continue reading “Sicily 2019: Agrigento, Casa Balata and the Valley of the Temples”

Sicily 2019: Segesta to Trapani

After opening our trip to Sicily with a multi-day visit to Palermo, we hopped a bus back to the airport to get our rental car.  We’d spend the rest of the trip driving around the island.  On our way to Trapani, we planned to stop at the ancient temple ruins at Segesta. Continue reading “Sicily 2019: Segesta to Trapani”

Sicily 2019: Palermo

Our two-week babymoon to Sicily was truly special.  Like I said in this post, taking a babymoon really gave Andrew and me an opportunity to celebrate what is to come, bond with baby and get in some much-needed quality time before our baby girl arrives.  We’re our best selves when we travel, and I don’t think it’s simply because we’re on vacation.  I think Andrew and I enjoy seeing and experiencing new things, such as unique foods and different cultures, and are at our best when he’s playing tourguide and I get away from our day-to-day. Continue reading “Sicily 2019: Palermo”