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Taormina shopping: some fashion tips

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The best sea, the hot Sicilian sun, the smell of a town that means summer in Sicily. If you are planning a weekend in Taormina, maybe it’s your chance to reconcile yourself with the world. Diving into the crystal clear water, have dinner in a fine dining restaurant and finally walking through the street of shopping in the most fashionable town in Sicily. But Taormina is not only simple fashion, there you can’t miss the local produts, to taste like marzipan or to admire like colorful pottery items. Corso Umberto is the main street of shopping. There you can find Musumeci,  an elegant boutique founded by Mirella...

What to see in Marsala

Marsala, Sicily, for Expo 2015

Marsala is the biggest town in the Trapani province. It is known all over the world thanks to its fortified wine by the same name, but avery tourist that comes by falls in love with the city and with the beauty of its surroundings. If it is your first time here we have a few suggestions to make about itineraries...

How to book a holiday in Sicily on a...

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A holiday in Sicily can be pretty expensive, especially if you have to travel oversea, so we want to give you a few tips on how to stay on budget. Accommodation The first and most expensive thing you have to book, apart from the flight, is the accommodation. If you are planning a full relax vacation we are sure you dream...

5 things to know before you go to Si...

Cefalù

Are you coming to Sicily for the fist time? Well let’s get you in the right mood. Regardless of where you come from you’ll soon find out that this island is different from anything else you’ve seen so far. Its charm comes from thousands of years of history, and from that sense of contrast deeply bounded to the Sicilian spirit....

The Sicilian flag, between history a...

The Sicilian flag

Whether you have been to Sicily or you haven’t visited this island yet, you most certainly are familiar with the Sicilian flag: have you ever wondered what that face with three legs stands for? That’s what our new post is about. Like most flags of the world, the flag of Sicily has undergone various changes through time, but its two...

Sicily is one of the most loved Summ...

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Sicily, also this summer, has been one of the most popular destinations. More and more tourists, Italian people and foreigners, choose Sicily to spend their holidays. The number of tourists who came in Sicily this summer has increased very much and some of the favourite destinations have been also Siracusa and Ragusa, selected by a lot of  people coming from Germany...

5 things you’ll never forget ...

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Sicily is one of the most beautiful regions of Italy; actually it is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Everything in Sicily is special: its shape, its landscapes, its ancient traditions; Sicily is art, is cuisine, is architecture, is nature and it is culture. In one word Sicily is beauty. At every step you take you will be surprised of how...

Cultural rails in Sicily: trips on v...

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Have you already planned your summer holiday? Have you already chosen the place where to spend your perfect holiday in Sicily? So you just have to think about your activities and your day trips. Summer 2016 in Sicily offers a really great experience for its inhabitants and above all for tourist which could enjoy an extraordinary adventure. The Italian Railway Company,...

Home made tomato sauce: the recipe

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As we tell you in the previous post, the preparation of fresh tomato sauce is a recurring event in summer time that engage the whole family, well the female side at least. Here we reveal the traditional method that Sicilian people use to follow to prepare fresh tomato sauce, so you can learn it and do it by your own....