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Locals: Ladies of #sicilyoffthebeatenpath

Locals: Ladies of #sicilyoffthebeatenpath

There are some amazing ladies that are behind important changes in the Messinese territory, one of the lesser-known areas of the island that is the protagonist of our #sicilyoffthebeatenpath documentary. In this article we will present them in a nutshell, you will...
Art and Wine Travel: Hidden Gems in Italy

Art and Wine Travel: Hidden Gems in Italy

Italy is the land of art and wine bonanza, a paradise for foodies and art lovers. Regions such as Tuscany and Piedmont pop immediately in mind, thanks to the “wine shires” of Chianti and Langhe, and to the cities of classic and contemporary art like Florence and...
The colors of Winter: Lemon Harvest on Citrus Island

The colors of Winter: Lemon Harvest on Citrus Island

Sicily is the island of citrus fruits. The presence of citrus plants is deeply rooted in the local territory, both in its environment – characterized by evergreen gardens dotted with evocative orange and yellow fruits – and its typical cuisine. Citrus is the perfect...
Experience Sicily between oranges and unique properties

Experience Sicily between oranges and unique properties

We recently visited Sicily as part of our Seasonal Travels in off-the-beaten-path destinations and during off-peak seasons. We wanted to experience the authentic activities that autumn has to offer, and ended up in some amazing venues and unique properties that we...
Folklore Fall Festivals in Italy

Folklore Fall Festivals in Italy

Fall is the season of colors: earthy shades alternate with lively foliage colors, and the vibrant patterns are evident both in the natural landscape and in the seasonal produce. In Italy, fall is one of the best seasons to celebrate the Sense of Sight for another...
Top 3 Destinations for Autumn Events in Italy

Top 3 Destinations for Autumn Events in Italy

Here are some tips to inspire you with original venues and activities for you to consider for your next Italian event – whether it is a wedding, corporate meeting, family & friends’ reunion, or foodie event. The content is taken from our “Summer...
A view to Africa… from Pantelleria!

A view to Africa… from Pantelleria!

Many of you might have heard the whispers about a rugged Sicilian island less than forty miles or so from the North African coast. With black volcanic rocks, hidden caves and thermal springs, you could be forgiven for confusing it with a mythical place described in...
North vs South: Italy’s Carnivals off the beaten track

North vs South: Italy’s Carnivals off the beaten track

If you are suffering from the February “blues” – i.e. you live somewhere with long winters and you have had enough of hibernating inside from the cold and dreary outdoors – it is time for a colorful and energizing break. And Italy offers just that with its thrilling...

Foodie alert: 10 Sicilian dishes that you cannot miss!

Sicilian cuisine is an expression of the culinary art that has developed in the island since ancient times, closely tied to Sicily’s historic, religious and cultural traditions and facts. The local gastronomic culture shows clear signs of the different peoples that...

Italy’s most beautiful mountain destinations

The Bel Paese boasts imposing mountain destinations with picturesque villages and evocative landscapes, framed by cultural traditions, gastronomic delicacies and a plethora of activities that can be enjoyed by both leisure and corporate groups. Up north, the Alps...

A journey through Sicily’s historic castles

  “To have seen Italy without having seen Sicily is to not have seen Italy at all, for Sicily is the clue to everything”.       – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   German writer, philosopher and statesman von Goethe had got right already in 1787, and so...

Top locations for beach and boat weddings in Italy

How cool and refreshing would it be to organize an Italian ‘water wedding’? After all, water is the elixir of life, and tying the knot by the beach or on a lake is simply one of the most romantic and panoramic experiences that a couple can live! Here is a selection of...

Friend reunion in Sicily: culture, golf & gastronomy

Spring time is the perfect time to visit Sicily, and a group of friends from the United States took advantage of this wonderful season to organize a fun trip and meet up in the Mediterranean island. And who did they contact to plan and follow their unique experience?...

Street cuisine in Sicily: traditional dishes from the island

Finger food is trendy. Slow food is trendy. In Sicily you can enjoy the best of both worlds on the streets, where it is not uncommon to see people eating while walking, shopping and even talking about business. Street dishes are usually fried or prepared on a charcoal...

Wine, castles and organic farms off the beaten track in Sicily

The beautiful island of Sicily, like most of Italy’s regions, features different wine routes with idyllic landscapes and hidden gems that you can discover with the authentic knowledge of the locals. Today we will share some of this wisdom with you, as we travel...

Sicily: wine and food paradise!

“A visit to Sicily is truly a feast for all senses. The Mediterranean island is a foodie’s paradise, offering rustic fare that makes the most of local bounty. Crispy/creamy arancini – fried balls of rice filled with cheese and sauce – are mouthfuls of heaven....