Blog Posts - Sicily

Onions from Giarratana

These hudge onions come from one area in Sicily, Giarratana by Ragusa. They can grow up to 2,0 kg. The biggest ever harvestes was 2,66kg. The onion has a sweeter taste ans are yummy to just put in the owen for a while and eat as they are. Svenska Den...
by Living In Sicily on Sep 4, 2016

Lovely Lipari

These amazing islands around this island Sicily! Had the pleasure to visit Lipari, the largest island of all Aeolian islands. Had just couple of hours here so I went with a round tour of the island with the taxi drivers by the harbor. Next time when...
by Living In Sicily on Sep 1, 2016

Visiting sicilian wine yards

When you come to Sicily it is a good idea to invest some of the vacation budget in a good wineyard visit. Sicilian wines are top quality and much of the process in wine making, from plants to production, is all made by hand. Best is to join a local c...
by Living In Sicily on Aug 11, 2016

Stromboli: Pictures says more than 1000 words

Stromboli has become a favourite island. Aeolian Islands are in the Unesco world heritage list. Just after the view point piazza on the right there is also my favourite store, they make and design their clothes themselves... A little bit further the...
by Living In Sicily on Aug 4, 2016

Reparations a la Sicilian style

During the "Italian holidays" starts also the reparations a la sicilian style. Makes no sense to fix damages before this period of year I dislike the most is over. A woman backed in to my Vespa and I fell, even if she saw me coming. She was totally...
by Living In Sicily on Aug 1, 2016

Author Interview ~ Pietri0x

There are over 70 author interviews on this blog… However, today’s post will be the 12th in the series of Wattpad Author Interviews. ~~~~~~~~~ PietriOx is her profile name and her family is from Naro, Sicily. She’s married to a Bri...
by Notes from An Alien on Jul 8, 2016

Volcanic Wine and ‘Dog’erchiefs at Spitalfields Market

A couple of weeks ago Allyn and I invited his sister Merion and brother-in-law Andrew over for a weekend of London exploring and a Cards Against Humanity championship (I didn’t win so obviously a rematch is on the cards).  We decided...
by Eppie on Jun 7, 2016

Police car in Sicily

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by Living In Sicily on Jun 6, 2016

Wonderful Women Interview with Alesha Dixon

It's a huge honour to share my interview with superstar singer and TV judge Alesha Dixon on Honest Mum. Read more...
by Honest Mum on May 27, 2016

The agricultural revolution in Sicily – Back to ancient grains

Translated from the article - Översatt från artiklen The revolution of Sicilian peasants, 3,000 hectares of ancient grains against multinationals. The return of biodiversity in agriculture, partly from the local wheat. To improve the environment, n...
by Living In Sicily on May 23, 2016

Infiorata in Noto – Flower and Baroque feast

Noto is one of the most beautiful baroque cities in Sicily. It is also well organized and nice for tourists to visit. Every year in the first part of month May is organized one of the most famous feasts in Sicily, Infiorata. Tens of thousands visit t...
by Living In Sicily on May 21, 2016

View from La Baronessa in Taormina

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by Living In Sicily on May 16, 2016

The Pearl of the Mediterranean

Isola Bella is an island that you can visit when the tide is low.  The beach in front is crowded,if you want a sandier and less crowded beach, head just a bit further east towards Catania. Isola Bella is linked to the town of Taormina by a...

Giardini Naxos is Seaside Resort

Giardini Naxos, founded in 735 B.C, were the first Greek colony in Sicily and named Naxos after an island in the Aegean Sea.Giardini-Naxos is the next town along the coast from Taormina, in the direction of Catania.Naxos in the mid-19th century it be...

Not easy to be mortgage free

I have met a one wierd thing again here. I have decided to buy a large Vespa to be able to move around easier. As I know the financing does not ask for any extra costs nor interest rates, I was thinking of paying half cash and take half with financin...
by Living In Sicily on May 9, 2016

Weekly groceries the sicilian way

Sicily is filled with small local stores where you can buy local produce, local meat, local fish, local fruits and vegetables. This is how I do weekly groceries. I go to the small local stores where the quality is also higher. I have not visited a su...
by Living In Sicily on May 8, 2016

Etna 3000m a.s.l.

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by Living In Sicily on May 5, 2016

Streetlife in Catania

Catania is a nice city to visit. I have lived there before for three years, but for living it is a very stressful city. I like to visit the city often instead. What I miss about Catania are all events and the great food. Yes, Catania has the best foo...
by Living In Sicily on May 1, 2016

Museum of Crazyness – Opening in Catania

Last thursday I was inivited for the opening of a new art exhibition in Castello Ursino in Catania. It is called Museo Della Follia, meaning Museum of Crazyness. Crazy paintings made by Antonio Ligabue and Pietro Ghizzardi. Most art pieces are from p...
by Living In Sicily on Apr 25, 2016

80,000 for some order in town

Catania has a terrible traffic. Not only double parking, but also trippel parking. The municipality had enough because the traffic gets worse every year and more cars around each year that passes. So recently Catania municipality has put som cameras...
by Vardag På Sicilien on Apr 23, 2016

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