Dal 2 al 6 febbraio scorsi, ENIT Usa – con Sicilia Convention Bureau, Convention Bureau ItaliaeComune di Catania- ha portato un gruppo di buyer del turismo congressuale USA in Sicilia per il Famtrip“DiscoveringSicily& The Feast of St.Agatha” tra Catania, Siracusa, Taormina e l'Etna. Oltre al tour alla scoperta dell'Etna, la delegazione americana ha...

Hate to break it to you, but you aren't the only one who's noticed that flights to Italy are almost cheaper than flights across the US right now. Don't not go -- go! -- but understand that top dogs like Rome, Venice, and Florence will be even more zoo-like than in years past. Bucket list cities the lot of them, but Italy's unforgettable food, favor...

Syracuse was defined by Cicero as “the most beautiful city in Magna Graecia.” He was right of course. Still today the echoes of its ancient grandeur reverberate from the streets, churches and monuments, corroborating its religious and cultural importance: Syracuse is a destination no traveler should pass up and, with Sicily's Mediterranean climate...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : Italian Botanical Heritage      Translation by:   In Sicily, 8 km west of Syracuse, surrounded by orange trees and vineyards, is the Nature Reserve of Ciane river and Saline of Syracuse. The name Ciane has Greek origins and draws the blue-green color of its waters...

La prima parola che ha imparato da bambino è stata "Chianti". Quel profumo del vino e del cibo italiano è entrato in maniera profonda e indelebile nella sua mente. Sin da quando, da ragazzino, nella scintillante Los Angeles, andava ad aiutare il padre Emilio nel suo ristorante. Nato ad Hollywood, da padre emigrato dall'Abruzzo e da mamma inglese,...

by Rochelle Del Borrello   I've always had a soft spot for Sicilian churches which are a bountiful source of art and a depository for local history. From the cathedrals in the major cities to the 'chiesa madre' of any small 'paese', the humble Roman Catholic church contains a wealth of beauty which is hard to resist.   It is a secret...

It's roughly 6,600 miles from the Bay Area to Siracusa, Italy, which makes for a long plane ride. No problem. Annabelle Marie figured out how to ease the pain for her VOENA children's choir members, who have never made the 11-hour flight.   "I'm not going to tell them," she said laughing. Not that most of the Benicia-based choir — invo...

L'on. Fucsia Nissoli (PI) ha partecipato, il 7 e l'8 dicembre scorsi, alle cerimonie religiose in onore di Maria Santissima Immacolata svoltesi nel Comune di Floridia, in provincia di Siracusa, assieme a molti connazionali rientrati dagli Usa.   In particolare, molto sentita è stata la tradizionale processione della Madonna per le vie del pa...

When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice.   The architecture lovers head for Floren...

Local Sicilian government, business and church officials recognized Marines and sailors volunteer efforts, Feb. 26, during their a community relations event at the Villa Romana del Tellaro archaeological site in Noto, Italy.   Noto Mayor Corrado Bonfanti presented the Marines and sailors with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Cris...