Sicily listed in the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2012

Finally, Sicily ends up in the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2012, the best places to go and things to do all around the world right now! Drawing on the knowledge, passion and… Continue reading

Sardines beccafico style

One of Sicily’s signature dishes, sardines beccafico style are a very traditional Sicilian dish, where the cleaned sardines are served “open-face” filled with breadcrumbs, pinoli (pine nuts), passolina, sugar, and lemon juice. they.… Continue reading

The Trapani region: cool video from You Tube

We’ve just found this great video about the Trapani region on You Tube. Get a look and enjoy it! May it be inspiring for your next travel to Sicily?

Mt Etna: a new spectacular eruption

She, the mountain (à muntagna as we call it in Sicily), woke up again. A new spectacular eruption took place last night. Watch it out!

>"In Sicily, an Appetite for the New" by Marian Burros, The New York Times

>The following article by Marian Burros was published on March 30, 2005 on The New York Times. Six years later, Sicily is the new culinary destination and its chefs (we can add several… Continue reading

>Snow, sun sea. What else? Winter time in Taormina

> A view from the terrace of the Grand Hotel Timeo in Taormina.

>Vortices, saltpans, windmills and a Relais

> Most of my clients are very demanding but this was one of the most bizarre requests I’ve ever had in my 14 year-career in the event industry.  The easiest thing was to… Continue reading

>Baroque nights

> “Are we going by vespa?  There might be no parking there” Vincenzo says while deciding which shirt to wear. He knows I love moving by my vespa. A car is an option… Continue reading

>The second life of Bellomo Gallery

>No doubt, Sicily is a true open-air museum with its Greek temples and theatres, Roman and Byzantine mosaics, Medieval-style villages, Baroque-style palazzos and towns, Art-nouveau decorations. For this, you’ll be somehow disappointed if… Continue reading

>28 dead people, 9 missing. We are all guilty.

> (Ansa) This morning, the Cathedral of Messina gave hospitality to the solemn funerals of 21 of the 28 victims of the severe rainstorm which caused a lethal landslide in Giampilieri, a suburb… Continue reading

>Make couscous, not war!

> When food acts as a powerful mean of cultural integration the outcome is an explosive mixture of food, music, live shows, wine tasting, artists, local people and people from everywhere all joining… Continue reading

>Isola delle Correnti, south Sicily, southern than Tunis

> September 13th. 30°C in Sicily. Still hot and sunny. The perfect day for a last September swim. Lazy as we usually are on Sunday mornings, we decide to drive south Sicily, to… Continue reading

>Sicily or how to survive when travelling The Godfather’s land and experience the best of it

>If your are taking this title seriously and what you expect is to have a serious survey on how to survive on what you expect to be the mafia land, I’m sorry you… Continue reading

>Golf, food, wine and Europe’s largest active volcano: a weekend out at Palmerston Golf Etna & Spa

> To inaugurate our so eagerly awaited summer break from a very hard month (and a very hard year!) we (some friends, Enzo and I) decided to spend a weekend on Mt. Etna,… Continue reading

>Lunch with two Norwegian girls in an Albanian speaking village in Sicily

> We met Kjersti and Susann at the end of June at Trattoria San Giovanni in Piana degli Albanesi, western Sicily. It was lunchtime. We popped in during a weekend entirely devoted to… Continue reading