When you arrive in Palermo, I hope you get to know the Sicilian people before you leave. That’s gonna be easy because Sicilians are open, friendly and do they love to talk!Italian may be the official language, but the locals have their own version, and one of the words you’re gonna hear every time you talk to someone, is Tascio.Tascio? Put away that little … [Read more...] about The Tascio of Palermo
Taxis in Palermo are comfortable, fast and punctual. On the other hand, they can ruin your budget and very quickly. Taxi drivers are like vampires, but instead of thirsting for blood, they thirst for your money but unlike the legendary vampires of the past, these guys don’t only roam at night but all day as well. It is my personal opinion that the entire Vampire legend and … [Read more...] about Are taxis expensive in Palermo?
Giacomo Serpotta was born on March 10, 1656 in the district of Kalsa in Palermo. He is the second of three sons - Giuseppe and Gaspare Serpotta and Antonina Travaglia are his brothers. … [Read more...] about The great Italian sculptor Giacomo Serpotta
Giuseppe Balsamo, known as the Count of Cagliostro, was a Palermitan compulsive gambler, wrangler, swindler, healer, spiritist, alchemist, and heretic. … [Read more...] about The Count of Cagliostro
The Godfather saga is a major part of film history. The movies directed by Francis Ford Coppola are a transfer of a Mario Puzo novel written in 1969, also titled “The Godfather.” … [Read more...] about The Godfather Sicilian shooting locations