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Bronte, discovering the Green Gold

Today we set out to discover a new area on the western slopes of Etna, known throughout the world, especially for its D.O.P. Pistachio: we are talking about Bronte in the province of Catania
Savoca e Santa Teresa – Isolani per caso (14)

Savoca, the town of seven faces

Thus defined by Leonardo Sciascia, giving credit to a popular refrain, for the seven different viewpoints of this splendid medieval village.
Milazzo-Roccavaldina-Pilone Messina Isolani per caso (20)

Milazzo and its Fortified Citadel

Today we set out to discover new destinations and this time we move to the extreme northern tip of eastern Sicily, to learn about the stories and traditions of the province of Messina.
Duomo di Catania

“U Liotru”, symbol of the “ever-blooming” city

Why is the Elephant a symbol of the city Catania? Between history and legends, we live in a city destroyed over the centuries by war events, earthquakes, buried by lava but "ever-blooming" as Professor Santi Correnti, University professor of Sicilian History and passionate scholar of our land, defines it.
pagin braille – isolani per caso

Touching Art at the Tactile Museum of Catania

An unforgettable experience in the dark. Back in 2011, I had the opportunity to visit and be a spokesperson and temporary guide of the Tactile Museum of Catania, transferred for the Christmas period at the Ciminiere di Catania.
‘mbriulata-isolani per caso

Origins of ‘Mbriulata, a typical Milenese dish

In a small town in the Sicilian hinterland, of about 3 thousand inhabitants, a dish of the ancient tradition is prepared: the 'mbriulata. Are you curious to know what it is and where you can taste it?
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