Sailing to Palermo (part 2)

by Mark Russell First part is here But what truly confirms Palermo’s significance as a city of international art-historical importance is its Norman architecture. The Normans came to Sicily in the eleventh century and their architectural achievements are dotted around the city. San Cataldo, the church of La Magione, and San Giovanni degli Eremiti, with […]

Sailing to Palermo (part 1)

by Mark Russell It is eight o’clock in the evening and the nightly ferry from Naples to Palermo is preparing to sail. Vesuvius looms hazily in the fading light across the bay. Soon we will be travelling across the storied waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. This is an exciting prospect in itself. But for the […]

“Sicilian Space Program” launched a Cannolo in the Space!

The “Cannolo” , the typical pastry of Sicily, was sent in the stratosphere in an experiment made by a group of young sicilians with a great sense of humour. These young guys acted as real spacecraft engineers of the homemade “Sicilian Space Program” and built a ‘Cannolo Transporter’ equipped with a GPS tracker and an […]

The World Most Beautiful Beach? In Sicilia!

According TripAdvisor, the leading travel website, Spiaggia dei Conigli (Rabbits Beach) in Lampedusa is the World most beautiful beach. The Sicilian beach was crowned by millions of reviews and ratings by international tourists. Lampedusa is an island off the south coast of Sicily. With its white sand and its stunning turquoise water Spiaggia dei Conigli […]

Cannoli from Sicilia: welcome to the heaven !

Here there is a video recipe for one of the most famous sicilian desserts: Cannoli. It’s a real delicacy from this magic island. We suggest you to add some candied orange peel and decorate with crushed pistachio. Try it and…welcome to the heaven..!

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