Sometimes travel is for fun, adventure, and something new. Other times, travel brings us home. When I spent 4 months in Italy due to Covid-19, I discovered home in a country which, up to then, was completely foreign to me.

I’ve finally made it back to Sicily. And the roads still have much to teach me.
The first home we looked at is adorable. I love it! But there’s a problem. And my local Sambucan architect friend tells me it can’t be fixed.
Initially, I loved the idea of buying a 1-euro home in Italy and renovating it. Then I did more research and the charm wore off. 
Finding Home in Sambuca di Sicilia - How cooking for new Sicilian friends reminds me of dinners on my Grama's farm.
The magic of Italy has bewitched me again. I am dazzled by the colors, entire blocks of golden sun trapped in the plaster of buildings. Rows and rows of…
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to…
I did not want to fall in love in Italy. The idea was preposterous, one I repeatedly dismissed. Yet, in the Sicilian wind, love found me.
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