Palermo is a beautiful city in Sicily that, every year, thousands of tourists fall in love with: famous for its artistic and cultural beauties and for its street food based on typical Sicilian products, the city preserves a more unique than rare village. We are talking about Borgo Parrini, a hamlet of Partinico (just outside Palermo), a village ins...

Sicily is one of the two major Italian islands and is a territory rich in history and culture to be discovered. The part of Western Sicily is undoubtedly the best way to discover the beauty of the island traveling on the road from Palermo. During the trip you can also discover the city of Agrigento and the valley of the Temples. Here you can discov...

There are two parallel culinary worlds in Palermo: traditional home cooking and street food. Palermitans are very proud of their traditional food, and I’d advise a stop at Trattoria da Nonna Dora for pasta con le sarde, which celebrates local ingredients sardines, pine nuts, raisins and wild fennel. A generous portion costs €6. After fresh fish? Tr...

The National Biodiversity Future Center (NBFC), Italy's first national research center for biodiversity, hosted at the University of Palermo, opened on Thursday. The announcement was by the Council for Research in Agriculture and Agrarian Economy Analysis (CREA), which is taking part in the project.The center, provided for the National Recovery and...

One of the greatest culinary marriages came about when dried pasta, introduced by the Arabs to Sicily in the 12th century, met tomatoes grown from seeds brought to 16th century Spanish Palermo after Hernán Cortés gathered them from Montezuma’s gardens. Regardless of its international foundations, red sauces and pasta dishes have come to define popu...

Giuseppe Paterno, who is 98, has become Italy's oldest graduate - again. Paterno has added a masters in history and philosophy from the University of Palermo to an initial degree in the same subjects he earned there two years ago. He passed the latest degree with top marks, again, his proud family said on Facebook. He has no plans to rest and wants...

Italy marks the 30th anniversary of the murder of anti-mafia judge Paolo Borsellino who was assassinated by the Cosa Nostra in the Sicilian capital Palermo on 19 July 1992. Borsellino was killed by a car bomb on Via d'Amelio, as he was about to visit his mother, along with five police officers: Agostino Catalano, Walter Cosina, Emanuela Loi, Vincen...

Palermo is a wonderful city in Sicily, eclectic and complex enough to intrigue every type of traveller. Palermo's climate makes the city visitable almost all year round, attracting tourists from all over the world. The city stuns its visitors with its traditional cuisine and its mix of cultures, a legacy of years of domination by Phoenicians, Greek...

Palermo, the largest city on the island of Sicily, is known for its lively markets and its stunning mosaics and architecture showing Byzantine, Arab, and Norman influence. Nine monuments and churches from the time of Sicily’s Norman kingdom, 1130-1194, make up the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalu...

On the occasion of the visit to Isola delle Femmine, in the province of Palermo, Sicily, of a delegation of Italian-American citizens from Pittsburg and Martinez (California), led by the vice president of Italian American Club of Pittsburg, CA, Vince Ferrante, the Scala - Aiello family, through their little niece Ysabel Scala, donated to the Joe Di...