#Catania

Easter desserts for the Sicilian tradition

Easter desserts for the Sicilian tradition

When we talk about Sicilian cuisine, we think overall to desserts: from the ingredients semplicity to the cooks and housewives’ imagination, to the particularity of flavors and combinations influenced by the many populations that have crossed and contaminated the region with their cultures over the centuries. Granites and ice creams…
February in Italy, the month of Carnival

February in Italy, the month of Carnival

February in Italy is definitely a synonym for Carnival. A feast with origins dating far back, today it represents a folklore event where tradition and fun come together. Masks, confetti, lights and colour invade every city of Italy, creating a truly unique festive atmosphere. History - The origins of Carnival…
Weekend in Catania, 2 days itinerary

Weekend in Catania, 2 days itinerary

Catania, the city of Mount Etna, of the Baroque style, the Arancine’s homeland, hiding beauties such as the Cyclops’s Riviera and the wonderful Festival of Sant'Agata. Facing the Ionian Sea, the splendid Catania is the ideal destination for a culture, eno-gastronomy and artistic events. Here's our two-day itinerary: First day…
Sicily [Guest Blogger]

Sicily [Guest Blogger]

by Fred Steinberg - Clever Magazine Sicily was added to our travel bucket list after many friends and relatives came back with almost universal raves for the big island off the bottom of the boot in Southern Italy. The attractions include: Hotels – A wide variety of unique boutique properties,…
The Sicilian Pupi

The Sicilian Pupi

A bit of history The famous Sicilian puppets, known as Pupi (from the Latin pupus, i, which means "little boy"), usually represent the events described on the Chanson de Roland and the epic novels about chivalry, especially related to Charlemagne and his Christians paladins who fought against the enemies Saracens.…
Chagall. Love and Life exhibition in Catania

Chagall. Love and Life exhibition in Catania

An explosion of colors and optimism that emphasize the beauty of love and the joy of life: these are the themes of the exhibition of the great master Marc Chagall, Love and Life. From 18 October 2015 to 14 February 2016, for the first time in Catania, at the Castello…
Discovering Mount Etna

Discovering Mount Etna

The mount Etna is located in the north-eastern Sicily and it is the highest active volcano in Europe with its 3330 meters high. In 2013 it joined the UNESCO World Heritage List because "craters, ash, lava flows and the depression of the Bobe valley, make the Mount Etna a prime…