Mementos for Your Carry-On

Souvenir shop, Noto. No trip to Sicily would be complete without purchasing some ceramics to take home. Other mementos of Sicily to consider stuffing in your carry-on are preserves and honey (for example, crema di pistacchio, pistacchio pesto, wild fennel pesto, orange marmalade, citron jam, and bee honey from the fichi d’india), Malvasia wine, marzipan…

Power of the People: Lo Zingaro

Along Sicily’s north-west coast between Castellammare del Golfo and San Vito Lo Capo exists a protected area known as “Lo Zingaro” Nature Reserve. Lo Zingaro was founded in 1981 after environmentally-minded citizens staged a protest-march in May 1980 to prevent the approximately 4000 acres of land from being developed and bisected by a coastal highway….

Caciocavallo Cheese

Many Sicilian recipes call for Caciocavallo cheese. Caciocavallo is a Southern Italian cow’s milk cheese that could be compared to Provolone (a similar, Northern Italian cheese), but depending on how long it has aged and the types of grass the cows ate before being milked, it could have a spicier and saltier flavor. It’s named…

Chiesa di San Giuseppe in Ragusa Ibla

The Baroque-era Chiesa di San Giuseppe in Ragusa Ibla. #experiencesicily #ragusaibla #baroque #architecture #architettura #chiesa #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #sizilien #italy #italia #italien #sicilytourism #sicilytravel #ig_sicily #siciliaph #siciliafoto #fotosicilia #igerssicilia #instasicilia #ig_sicily #igfriends_sicilia #gf_italy #ig_italy #sky #cielo #ig_ragusa

Noto Church Bells

Church bells at Noto. #experiencesicily #bells #bell #churchbells #campanello #campanelli #campana #campane #campanile #noto #siracusa #sicily #sicilia #sizilien #siciliabedda #italy #italia #italien #sicilytourism #sicilytravel #ig_sicily #siciliaph #siciliafoto #fotosicilia #igerssicilia #instasicilia #ig_sicily #igfriends_sicilia #gf_italy

Ancient Roman-Sicilian Lovers

This erotic scene is one of hundreds of exceptional mosaics found at the Roman Villa del Casale outside of Piazza Armerina. The lovers’ embrace is located on the floor of what is thought to be a bedroom of the expansive estate that was constructed between the 3rd and 4th century AD. #experiencesicily #lovers #amanti #kiss…

Dreaming of Scopello in Summer

At the edge of the Riserva Naturale Regionale dello Zingaro is an ancient tonnara, or fishing station, known as Scopello. Its rock stacks are familiar to those who seek the turquoise sea and magical environs. #experiencesicily #scopello #lozingaro #sea #dreamingofsummer #mare #fotografipalermitani #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #sizilien #italy #italia #italien #sicilytourism #sicilytravel #sicily_travel #ig_sicily #siciliaph #siciliafoto…