Palermo Local Customs

  • Babbaluci anyone?
    Babbaluci anyone?
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    Snack time
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  • 1. Meals and drinks

    Palermo presents an impresive range of fresh fishes . While being in Sicily I ate all my lunch at a friend mom's home, and later on I was trying to find the recipes of whatever she was making. The...

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  • 2. Daily life

    Coming from the UK I know how it feels when you go on holiday and as soon as it gets a little bit hot you need to put your flip flops on and a skimpy little vest top. Well they don't do that in...

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  • 3. History

    Back in the 1950s the Piazzale Ungheria in the centre of Palermo was the place to be seen as you sipped an espresso. It was here, at one of the caf├ęs under the arcade, that Giuseppe Tomasi di...

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  • 4. Il Tocco

    IL TOCCOThe game of ' Tocco 'is a very old popular tradition in Sicily which has always been played by working-class people. The original point of this game is to drink in a circle of friends around...

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  • 5. Shopping

    In general people are less focussed on famous labels like Armani, Versace (like in Rome). I couldn't believe the number of blond people. (probably has to do with the history of a/o the Normans). The...

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  • 6. People

    Please dont take the following as orders or snobery there just tips that may or may not help you..... Dressing smart, yet casual is very important. You wont find people wearing sports clothes,...

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  • 7. Babbaluci

    We saw them first in the market, boxes full of small brown and white snails, though no-one seemed to be buying. Then we saw what happens to them - a street...

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  • 8. Great street food!

    In the streets of Palermo you can find great foods at a low price (for only 1-2 EUR) like arancini (rice balls stuffed with meat and peas), panini panelle...

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  • 9. Something more in Italian...

    ON A TRIP*AIRPLANEI must go to... Can you give me the flight times and prices? = Devo andare a... Può darmi orari e tariffe dei voli?Are there four seats...

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  • 10. Speaking Italian!

    If you are going to Italy maybe you might be interested in learning some basic words in Italian..English is studied in every school in Italy but usually if you...

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  • 11. Lutto (Mourning)

    We heard about the tragic ambush and killing of Italian soldiers enroute to Cefalu the day before, and as we approached the WWest face of the Porta Nuova across...

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  • 12. Muss and Noise!What a colorful maelstrom!

    Ballaro is Palermo's biggest market. It reflects the liveliness and maelstrom of the city!The mainly food market here is buzzing with salesmen's shouting. Do...

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