Articles by Franki Hanke

A woman approaches Palermo Cathedral or Cattedrale di Palermo .

Three-Day Sicily Itinerary: How to Spend a Long Weekend in Sicily.

Whether you’re flying into Palermo or Catania.
Woman walking on a track to find new Pokemon in the game Pokemon GO.

Why Older Women are Playing a Kid’s Game

Pokémon GO’s benefits might surprise you!
Woman accepting a wrapped gift from her son for Mother's Day.

10 Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Yourself 

Because you deserve it.
Mother in the foreground is visibly upset with arms crossed. In background, son interacts lovingly with his new wife.

“My Son Got Married and Dumped Me!”

But you’re his mother, right?
Woman watches tv in Sicily, Taormina is the main location for White Lotus.

Get Excited for Your Sicily Trip with This TV

Prep for your trip with shows and movies set in Italy.
Woman sitting on the couch holding a remote to watch what's new on Netflix in Spring 2023.

What’s New (and Good) on Netflix this Spring? 

Find something new to watch now!
A woman pours whole-grain granola into a bowl as part of her MIND diet breakfast.

7 MIND Diet Breakfasts for Your Week 

It’s not just overnight oats anymore!
A group of woman outside consulting a map. They look happy.

How to Stay Sane & Organized on a Group Trip

A big group can be big fun (or a total mess)
Two women are browsing together within a boutique.

24 Small Businesses in Los Angeles for Unique Shopping

Skip The Grove and shop somewhere smaller.
A group of people share a bottle of wine at a long, outdoor table at CLIF winery in Napa Valley.

Napa Valley’s Best Wineries for Your Summer Visit

When in Napa Valley, a wine tasting (or two) is a must.
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