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10 things to know about Sicilian cuisine

10 things to know about Sicilian cuisine

Sicily, flourishing island with a favorable climate and fertile land due to its volcanic origin, strongly linked to agriculture and fishing, has always been famous for its culinary delights - Plato himself in his texts talks about people and food in Syracuse. The dishes that can be enjoyed on this…
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.…
The Italian Christmas crib tradition

The Italian Christmas crib tradition

The Italian Christmas crib tradition is very ancient. In Neaples there is a characteristic street, San Gregorio Armeno,  famous for its traditional handcrafted crib's characters. In Sicily there is also a very strong Christmas crib tradition: in Syracuse and Palermo crib's statues are made of wax. UNA Hotel Napoli and UNA Hotel One (Syracuse)…
Sun-Tanning – El Bronceado – Le Bronzage

Sun-Tanning – El Bronceado – Le Bronzage

Getting ready in the spring, daily, to the exposure to sunlight is the best way to make your skin hydrated and protected, avoiding potential risks caused by ultraviolet rays. The first step is the purification of the skin, maintaining a high level of hydration by drinking water during the entire…
Easter in UNA Hotels – Semana Santa en UNA Hotels

Easter in UNA Hotels – Semana Santa en UNA Hotels

What better way to recharge your batteries after the long winter passed, if not taking a wellness, cultural or relaxing vacation? This year Easter coincides with the last Sunday of April, and allows everybody to inaugurate the summer season and open-air activities thanks to the good weather.  The wonderful UNA Hotel Versilia, overlooking the…
International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

The 8th of March 2011 sees the highest level of global women’s activity ever witnessed as groups to celebrate the International Women’s Day centenary. The first International Women’s Day events were run in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland in 1911 and attended by over one million people. 100 years after,…
Hospitality made in Italy – Ofertas Aniversàrio UNA

Hospitality made in Italy – Ofertas Aniversàrio UNA

Celebrate with us the UNA anniversary! Don't miss our exclusive promotions,  only for our newsletter readers, from September to December, the 10th of every mounth and all with the number 10! On September 10th, from 10.10 o'clock, the newsletter subscribers can have the "Anniversary room", on sale every day for…