Why wear a swimming cap?

Why wear a swimming cap?

Naturally and physiologically everyone loses their hair. This happens naturally, even if sometimes we don’t realise it. Doctors claim that each of us loses 40 to 120 hairs a day, based on the number of hair follicles still active and their growth cycle. The head...
Does the Mafia really exist in Sicily?

Does the Mafia really exist in Sicily?

One of the most frequently asked questions from my guests is: does the Mafia really exist in Sicily?? For me it’s quite a funny question, because for many people Sicily is associated directly with the Mafia. It’s true that Sicily once suffered from some...
Fichi d’India: wild sicilian fruits

Fichi d’India: wild sicilian fruits

I fichi d’India are a plant that can generally reach 4-5 meters in height. It can be found around the Mediterranean. In history, it was born in Mexico and was then traded by the Aztecs. It was considered a sacred plant with important symbolic values. The leaves...
What are the benefits of the winter sea?

What are the benefits of the winter sea?

Perhaps not everyone knows this, but the winter sea is a real natural medicine. For the Sicilians it should not be new. The charm of the coast during the summer is undeniable, but even when the temperatures are low and the climate is harsh, there is something...