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The History of Sicilian Cuisine

The History of Sicilian Cuisine Sicilian food is the original fusion cuisine, a unique mix of all of its diverse cultural heritages. The island has been at the heart of..

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Marsala the Harbour of God

Marsala the Harbour of God the Arab “Marsa Allah” –Harbour of God–, is known in the whole world for one thing: Wine! But the city does not only feature plenty of..

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Sicily Social Cooking and Home Restaurant

Social Cooking and Home Restaurant Here’s why your next social cooking and delicious dining experience will probably be at home Eating out has become a spectator sport: the buttoned-up chef..

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Sicily Luxury Tours

Sicily Luxury Tours Bespoke Luxury Experience TOUR OF SICILY is an Italian-Sicilian Destination Management Company (DMC) and tour operator specialized in Luxury Travels options. With more than 35 years of experience, an inimitable network..

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Good news! These early bookers are vaccine confident ✈️

Good news! These early bookers are vaccine confident ✈️ Are we seeing a surge in confidence amongst 50+ travellers? It certainly appears that way for UK travellers at least, according..

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Sicilian Recipes – Food and Wine

Sicilian Recipes – Food and Wine One of the most important aspects of Sicilian cuisine is the quality of the ingredients used. All our recipes are local, some invented by..

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Food and Wine Sicily Tours

Food and Wine Sicily Tours Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean, just off the ‘toe’ of Italy’s boot. It’s also an island with a unique, eclectic, and rich history:..

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Sicily Driver Guide

Sicily Driver Guide The best strategy to customize your Sicily tour is hiring a Local Sicilian Driver; he will guide you to experience amazing destinations without hassle while exploring the landscapes. The Driver..

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Sicilian Almond Cookies Recipe – Gluten free

Sicilian Almond Cookies Recipe – Gluten free If you love Italian desserts do not miss this recipe: Sicilian Almond Cookies Sicilian Almond Cookies  are a famous local dessert typical of Sicily. Soft and..

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A Letter for Christmas

A Letter for Christmas Strange times, right? Unanimously, we can all agree that it’s a relief to finally turn the page on 2020. This year has been a real test..

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Palermo Street Food

Palermo Street Food What is it? A recent ranking, compiled by the American network Virtual Tourist, placed Palermo in 5th place among the best producers of “street food” in the world. Mark a..

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The Wild Food Truffle Hunt

The Wild Food Truffle Hunt Treat yourself to an unforgettable day of truffle hunting in Sicily, and so much more, with Tour of Sicily One Day Tour from Syracusa: The Truffle..

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Modica Chocolate and the Aztec Recipe

Modica Chocolate and the Aztek Recipe The chocolate in Modica is made with a very old recipe, the one coming from the Aztecs. If you are wondering what the Aztecs have to do..

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Sicilian Olive Oils

Sicilian Olive Oils The main olive varieties used to produce this delicacy are Biancolilla, Cerasuola, Moresca, Nocellara del Belice, Nocellara Etnea, Ogliarola Messinese, and Tonda Iblea, but some other varieties grown on the island can also be..

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The Sicily Gastronomy of the Mediterranean

The Sicily Gastronomy of the Mediterranean Food and Wine Grand Tour of Sicily – 10 Days This Food and Wine Tour of Sicily is a 10 days private tour, land only with..

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Wines of Sicily

Wines of Sicily A Beginner’s Guide to the Wines of Sicily BY LAUREN MOWERY Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, served as a crossroads for ancient civilizations. Today, it..

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The Lions of Sicily: the origins of the Florio family

The Florio legend: when Sicily competed with northern Italy I Leoni di Sicilia – The Lions of Sicily: The origins of the Florio family, one of the most important Winery..

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Sicily Road Trip Itinerary – Self Drive

Sicily Road Trip Itinerary – Self Drive Sicily Road Trip Planner: After we wrote this post about ‘Things to know before you self-drive in Sicily’, we got a lot of questions about..

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Self Drive Holiday in Sicily

Self Drive Holiday in Sicily Drive yourselves around Sicily: what to expect! Travel magnificent Sicily by car at your own pace, stopping off in places to explore, dine and stretch..

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Sicily and Saint Lucy Feast: Arancine and Cuccia

Sicily and Saint Lucy Feast: Arancine and Cuccia On December 13th, all over the world, in countries both far and near, Christians celebrate Saint Lucy’s Day in a variety of..

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CANNOLO: one of the most famous Sicilian pastry in the world

CANNOLO: one of the most famous Sicilian pastry in the world This is Valeria Gulotta –Valy for all my friends- it’s a plaesure talk and share with you my knowledges..

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The Almond Marzipan pastry known as Martorana Fruit

The Almond Marzipan pastry known as Martorana Fruit The almond marzipan pastry known as Martorana Fruit makes its annual debut late in the year when Autumn is upon us – usually in late..

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Delta Airline: COVID-free travel to Europe through new testing protocols

Delta Airline: COVID-free travel to Europe through new testing protocols IN SUMMARY Agreement with airports and governments eliminates quarantine requirement on COVID-tested flights connecting Atlanta and Rome. Delta Air Lines,..

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Palermitan Caponata Recipe – Sweet and sour Caponata

Palermitan Caponata Recipe – Sweet and sour Caponata Today we are talking about Palermitan Caponata recipe which is probably the most worldwide famous Sicilian Caponata. This sweet and sour appetizer..

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Stories and mysteries of the Holy Inquisition in Palermo

Stories and mysteries of the Holy Inquisition in Palermo Piazza Marina is one of the largest squares in Palermo. It was build on the southern side of the natural harbour..

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Sicily’s Unesco Sites Protecting the Heritage of Sicily

Sicily’s Unesco Sites, Protecting the Heritage of Sicily When people think of Sicily, they think of wines, olives, delicious meals, Montalbano Inspector Serie and The Godfather. But did you know there are..

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Awaiting the Coronavirus Vaccine to Welcome You in Sicily Soon

Awaiting the Coronavirus Vaccine to Welcome You in Sicily Soon We are all desperate to know when a coronavirus vaccine will be available to finally curb the pandemic, and allow schools and..

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Why Sicily and who are the Sicilians?

Why Sicily and who are the Sicilians? The Sicilians: Sicanians • Elymians • Sicels • Phoenicians • Greeks • Carthaginians • Romans • Goths • Byzantines • Arabs • Normans..

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Sicily Walking Holidays

Sicily Walking Holidays For centuries people have travelled by foot whether it is was for a pilgrimage, to visit friends, or simply to be at one with nature. Walking Holidays..

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Was Spaghetti Invented in Sicily?

Was Spaghetti Invented in Sicily? Ciao Readers Valeria welcomes you and today we discuss about Spaghetti. Real or not real … was spaghetti invented in Sicily? Let me share with..

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Etna Volcano and Taormina: a day tour out of Palermo

Etna Volcano and Taormina, a day tour out of Palermo … and today is teh day dedicate to the East Side of Sicily and especially to two lovely locations which are..

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Sicily so Special!

What Makes Sicily So Special? I’m guessing that you have your own reasons for wanting to visit Sicily. For many visitors, there is a deeply emotional pull…perhaps you traced your..

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Piazza Armerina and Agrigento, day tour out of Palermo

Piazza Armerina and Agrigento, an amazing day tour out of Palermo Today let me introduce you two lovely locations which are also the most popular Archaeological Sites of Sicily, UNESCO,..

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A perfect day-tour from Palermo: Erice and Segesta!

Erice and Segesta … a perfect day out of Palermo Suggestions and charm, traditions and stories from the past, beauty and wonder. You can feel all this while walking through the..

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Etna Volcano in a pocket!

Etna Volcano … in a pocket! EUROPE’S HIGHEST VOLCANO, Mount Etna is one of most active of the world.  Its impressive size ( more than 3327 meters high with an average..

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8 true ways to Discover Sicily off the beaten track

8 true ways to Discover Sicily off the beaten track I fell in love with Taormina the second our eyes met, I’ve stood in awe at Agrigento‘s Valley of the..

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Sicily wine of a wine country!

In this paragraph, the today topic is Sicily Wine of a wine country, and It can be as simple as choosing between red or white, or it can be a passionately debated topic that..

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Sicily, The Godfather Saga

Sicily and the Godfather Saga The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. The Godfather “Don” Vito Corleone is the..

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10 Days in Sicily: an epic route into history, food and wine

Ciao Readers This is Valeria Gulotta –Valy for all my friends– and I would like to share with you how to plan a tour of the island of Sicily in..

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9 must-try dishes when you’re in Sicily

Ciao readers Valeria –Valy– is writing today about influences from Arabia, Africa, Spain –and, of course, Italy– make Sicilian cuisine a veritable melting pot of flavour. Here are ten of..

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Sicily Travel Guide: Top 12 Places to Visit in Sicily – Timeless History and Natural Beauty

Sicily Travel Guide Hello from Sicily! The best –impartial– list: While we really don’t like “Top 10” lists, they’re a convenient way to plan itineraries and a good source of travel ideas if you’re..

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Sicily Private Tour, best way to travel post-Covid-19

Ciao from a very warm Sicily! I am 53 years old … not too elderly and not too young. I work in the Travel Industry since around 30 years and..

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9 Days in Sicily: An Incredible Coast to Coast Experience

Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself fully in the place you are visiting? It’s a very exciting prospect, but connecting with a destination can be difficult, as there is..

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Sicily Living Nativity for a tour in Christmas period

.Sicily Living Nativity for a tour in Christmas period Every year in the Christmas period many Sicily villages organize a living Nativity scene. Some of these are very famous and have..

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Small Size Escorted Sicily Tour

Choosing  a small size Escorted Sicily Tour allows you to have a great experience visiting the highlights of Sicily in a few days and with the comfort of a tour..

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Sicily Private Tours

To Consider when you project a Sicily Private Tours  Experience genuine insights into Sicily and its culture and enjoy individual support by your Sicilian local experts! Enjoy Sicily individually: a trip..

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Sicily Golf Tour

What You need to know to plan a Sicily Golf Tour Golf is an activity not so common in Sicily and that is developing only in the last years. Currently..

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