Local’s Autumn Guide to Palermo

In this article, I’m gonna share all my tips for making the most of your autumn trip – from the weather, to events, food, and more. By the end, you’ll be an expert on experiencing the real Palermo like a true local. Ciao! It’s your good amico Nico here, and I’ve got a spicy secret … Read more

Renting a Car in Palermo: Tips & Advice from a Local Sicilian

This article is your go-to guide for renting a car in Palermo. Equip yourself with the ultimate hacks and insider tips for a smooth, stress-free Sicilian road trip. Ciao! It’s your friend Nico here, ready to give you the insider scoop on renting a car during your vacation in Palermo. As a born-and-raised Sicilian, I … Read more

20 Tips for your Trip to Palermo from the Locals

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Looking to make your Sicilian adventure unforgettable? Don’t miss these 20 insider tips from real Sicilians that will completely elevate your vacation in Palermo. Ciao there, it’s Nico, your go-to Sicilian buddy with all the insider tips you need for your next trip to Palermo. Trust me, this advice is gonna be a game-changer for … Read more

Historic Palermo Street Markets

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The ancient city of Palermo today still boasts four storied street markets which are Capo, Ballarò, Vucciria and Borgo Vecchio. Ciao amico/a! Nico here, your go-to Sicilian guide to the hidden treasures of Palermo—the stuff those guide books rarely talk about. Today, we’re diving deep into the beating heart of our city—the four ancient markets … Read more

The Feast of Saint Rosalia

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Saint Rosalia, also called “La Santuzza” in Sicily, is the patron saint of Palermo. Here I’ll tell you a concise biography of Santa Rosalia and what is the “festinu” (feast of Saint Rosalia). Nico here, your resident Palermo storyteller, ready to take you on a whirlwind journey through the incredible Feast of Saint Rosalia. Buckle up … Read more

Five Mistakes that can Screw Up your Trip to Sicily

In this article, I will help you save time and money by highlighting the mistakes you should absolutely avoid in Sicily. Wanna be the cool kid in Sicily, not some naïve tourist who blows all their dough and has a terrible experience, right? Well, make sure you really listen to this advice and don’t fall … Read more