From rubble to splendour. How did a small area of Sicily devastated by earthquakes become one of the world's most magical places? The year zero is 1693. On 11 January, a devastating earthquake razed more than 2,000 years of Greek, Byzantine, Arab and Norman history to the ground. What followed was a glorious reconstruction that in just 50 years tur...

Orange Fiber has been announced as the winner of the second edition of Vogue YOOX Challenge – The Future of Responsible Fashion scouting projects. Orange Fiber is an Italian company that has patented and produces sustainable fabrics from citrus fruit by-products. Established in Catania in 2014, it creates high quality fabrics for the fashion-luxury...

The cities, the archipelagos, the volcanoes and the monuments of the island have been inserted in the World Heritage UNESCO as testimony of the artistic and natural beauties of Sicily. From natural beauties to spectacular monuments, from archaeological areas to picturesque old towns, Sicily has many reasons to be defined as a World Heritage Site an...

Come for a stroll through the Christmas Market in Catania. The handmade artisan products are stunning. Plus there are lots of the flavors of Sicily to sample. Watch as a woman demonstrate carpet making the ancient way, a family craft that has been in her family for centuries in Catania. We also get a great view of Catania from the roof of one of th...

“Not only sea, sun and grattatella“, would answer any Sicilian to the question “Christmas in Sicily, really??”. Yes, because, in any season, Sicily offers enchanting views, suggestive places and atmospheres, moments to remember and unique dishes to taste. Yes, really, even at Christmas! The tradition of Christmas here is very strong and you can imm...

Is there any country on earth that wears its history as lightly as Italy? Roman ruins sit cheek by jowl with Renaissance palazzos, while modern skycrapers cast their long shadows over neoclassical cathedrals. But there are many more reasons why this is the fifth most visited country in the world – the rolling landscapes of Tuscany, the sandy beache...

Google is a tool that is now an integral part of the daily life of each of us. Searching for songs, recipes, information and much more on the well-known search engine is a natural action, almost like drinking a glass of water. Among the numerous Google tools there is Destination Insight which is part of Google Travel Insight, useful for monitoring...

Mount Etna’s southeastern crater has grown in height after six months of activity, Italy’s volcano monitoring agency said on Tuesday. The famous volcano’s youngest and most active crater has risen to a new record of 3,357 metres (11,000 feet) above sea level, said INGV, the NationalInstitute for Geophysics and Vulcanology, based in the Sicilian cit...

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea and it is the southernmost region in Italy. Sicily boasts over centuries and centuries of storied history and numerous beautiful landscapes. Here a shot about 10 places to do not miss in Sicily thanks to their breathless landscapes, unforgettable historical sites and their tasty culinary special...

The night of San Lorenzo in Italy is approaching, for that day that falls on August 10 you can see from the earth the astronomical phenomenon of the Perseids. They are a meteor shower that the Earth goes through every year during the summer period . The meteor shower usually arrives at the end of July and lasts until mid-August with peaks of visibi...