Monthly Archives: May 2016

It’s Still Hot, but at Least It Glitters

It’s Still Hot, but at Least It Glitters

After a 13-month absence, we’re back in Southeast Asia. When we left in April 2015, we were determined not to go anywhere so hot for a long time. But then we heard about an opportunity to housesit for free in July and August in a fun part of Malaysia: the island of Penang. We applied… Read More

Farewell, Ye Banks of Sicily

Farewell, Ye Banks of Sicily

Just in time for our return to Southeast Asia, here’s the final post about our European trip last summer. How do you end a visit to Sicily? With a 400-mile trip to Naples, of course. The frequent-flyer tickets that our friends AJ and Francesca were using required them to leave from an airport in mainland… Read More

Enna Before the Clouds Rolled In

Enna Before the Clouds Rolled In

One of the oldest cities in Sicily, Enna sits high atop a crag in almost the exact center of the island. Its strategic position means that Enna was fought over by warring armies for more than 2,000 years. Today it’s a densely populated but quiet city and a good base for visiting the nearby Villa… Read More