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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?
Sant’ Agata_ isolani per caso

Are we all devoted? W Saint’Agatha

How many of you know that the celebrations in honor of Sant’Agata, patron saint of Catania, represent the third most important religious festival in the world?
S. Lucia – Isolani per caso

Santa Lucia the shortest day ever!

Today we would like to tell you the story of Saint Lucia and in particular, of the typical Christmas cake dedicated to her. Between history, legends, and culinary tradition, we will tell you some little gems about this Saint.
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