Blog Posts - Sicily



IKEA stray dogs taking a nap

In Italy you are allowed to bring your dog to IKEA. IKEA in Catania has also their own "stray dogs" watching the warehouse. And they are allowed to take a nap inside in the exhibition area by the entrance. Normally they eat and sleep just outside the...
by Living In Sicily on Jan 11, 2016

An example, of many, how Sicilian police works with Honor Culture

This is about 19-year-old Aysegul Durtac, born in Italy and her parents have been residents in Sirakusa, Sicily for 20 years, the father has a steady work. There are a Muslim family who did not accept their daughter's life style and thought she had b...
by Living In Sicily on Jan 9, 2016

New Years, Sicily & Ciauda

I was invited to celebrate New Years with my favorite sicilian group Ciauda, it is an amazing multicultural band singing something that reminds of a mix of sicilian traditional style and french street music,  and they sing in both languages too. Her...
by Living In Sicily on Jan 5, 2016

Six of the Sunniest European Winter Destinations

Let’s take a look at some of the most desirable, sought after and sunniest European winter destinations. Those accustomed to stunning sunsets and balmy eves during their European getaways might balk at the thought of traveling to the Old Worl...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Dec 11, 2015

Interview for Multicoolty Italia – translation to english

Some time ago I was interviewed for Multicoolty Italia. They do an amazing job interviewing expats all around the world, but with main focus on foreigners in Italy. You find the interview in italian here:  La Mia Vita e' piu ricca oggi Please like t...
by Living In Sicily on Dec 11, 2015

Blog paus for a week – leaving with these wonderful pics from Taormina

Just when blog energy came back after a separation, moving to a smaller city and start up of a new company...I will take some vacation and be back next week. These photos are taken from Taormina greek theatre just yesterday. I would also like to remi...
by Living In Sicily on Nov 10, 2015

Savoca – the Godfather town

Savoca, one of the villages where Godfather was filmed. A very cosy village just 25 min north of Taormina. Here you find the famous bar, Bar Vitelli. Best time to visit is spring or autumn to avoid tourist crowds. Svenska Savoca, en av de byarna där...
by Living In Sicily on Nov 10, 2015

It may be time to clear this once and for all

I live in a tourist destination and for seven years I have been listening to many sicilian men who brags about the foreign women they slept with and how they used them for a week. So let's clear this up once and for all. Nordic women travel the world...
by Living In Sicily on Nov 8, 2015

Landlord and shoes, shoes, shoes…

So when I moved in my landlord saw all my shoes and understood that more space is needed so he has started to construct a room for all my shoes! And not even asking more rent...no words said, just "I build you a shoe room". I guess this man has under...
by Living In Sicily on Nov 7, 2015

UFO enters in the volcano Catania, Sicily, Oct 30, 2015

News States: ''Extremely bright green object photographically seen above peak of Mount Etna in Sicily for about 15 minutes. Sicily, Catania Italy, October 30, 2015 - Halloween I am all Internet days for seismic events that occur in the Mediterranean...
by UFOs and Space Anomalies on Nov 2, 2015

Latest happenings in very sicilian style

Well I just have to write a top five list of the long list of crazy happenings lately in Sicily. So many things happens, but these made it to top 5. Please take it as humour 1) I was at the hairdresser and the woman next to me looked at me and said i...
by Living In Sicily on Nov 2, 2015

Fashion Vernissage at the Bellini Theatre in Catania G.A.R

At The Bellini Theatre in Catania was held a Fashion Vernissage evening where south italian artists and designers were awarded. My favorite is Francesca Paterno,a fashion engineer from Catania specialized in silk creations. She has also won the award...
by Living In Sicily on Oct 18, 2015

Italian ghost hotel

Work on the Grande Hotel San Calogero in Sicily began in 1954 and were finalized after nearly 30 years. Although the hotel has received two official openings, no customer has ever stayed in this establishment, writes Daily Mail. The hotel was built o...
by We care about your travel on Sep 12, 2015

Info about, for or on shopping in and around Sicilia AKA Sicily, Italy

(LAST EDITED / UPDATED: XX MONTH 2015)Here are some links about, for or on shopping in and around Sicilia AKA Sicily, Italy :SHOPPING IN AND AROUND SICILIA AKA SICILYCatania Shopping – "See 12 results below" – "Aboiut Us" – Source: Found in...
by Moving2Italy2 on Sep 9, 2015

And then the weather took us by surprice

This is Taormina today. Giardini Naxos has many parts under water. It took us by surprice...it is September, normally full summer here. Heavy rains belongs to winter. Not now. The post And then the weather took us by surprice appeared first on Living...
by Living In Sicily on Sep 9, 2015

The International Association of Antonietta Labisi

Earlier this summer I had the honor to participate at the International Association of Antonietta Labisi event in Catania where people who makes a difference in the society gets rewarded. Had the honor to meet Angelo Jannone who has been an infiltra...
by Living In Sicily on Sep 6, 2015

San Vito Lo Capo – Sicilia fantastica

San Vito Lo Capo, destinatie turistica prin excelenta, un colt rupt de rai din frumoasa Sicilie, este situat in nordul insulei, foarte usor accesibil din Trapani sau Palermo cu masina sau autobuzele. Din timpuri indepartate, acest pamant a fost ocupa...
by FanTravel on Sep 5, 2015

Pic of The weeK: Yeah, lets park here in the middle of the highway

The post Pic of The weeK: Yeah, lets park here in the middle of the highway appeared first on Living In Sicily - Vardag På Sicilien.
by Living In Sicily on Sep 3, 2015

Pic of the weEk: Segesta greek temples

The post Pic of the weEk: Segesta greek temples appeared first on Living In Sicily - Vardag På Sicilien.
by Living In Sicily on Aug 27, 2015

by the Marsala wind mills

This is one of the most beautiful areas in Sicily, Marsala, by the windmills and natural salt uptake. This area is also a big wine production area, for miles and miles ahead you can walk by the wine plants. A little bit further, as you can see in the...
by Living In Sicily on Aug 26, 2015


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