People love showing off their country for your photographs
Italians, and especially the Sicilians, are people you cannot ignore. You have to engage with them. They have a charming combination of not really caring what you think of them but at the same time being very proud.
Eat your way through Palermo, Sicily's magical capital
I knew before I got there that I'd love Palermo. I didn't realize quite how much.
When on Sicily, do as the Sicilians do
Sicilians are a proud people. They seem to be blessed with a firm conviction that Sicily does things best, and will not hesitate to kindly prevent you from going off the rails.
"La bella figura" is about more than appearances
Although not limited to Sicily, maintaining a bella figura – making a good impression – runs very deep among the islanders.
Stepping stone between Europe and Africa
Hello Sicily, the Mediterranean island that hangs off the toe of Italy and that has been a stepping stone between Europe and Africa for centuries. With sunshine, beautiful beaches, historic towns and great food and wine, it welcomes millions of visitors every summer but retains its own unique character.