Sicily - Understand Sicily and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
All the info you need on everything from history, arts and architecture, Sicilian cuisine and the Mafia to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers and travellers with disabilities. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on how new challenges such as economic crisis and immigration are shaping Sicily today
- info on the roles that family, tradition and religious rituals play in Sicilian culture
- full coverage of the street snacks, seafood and sweet treats that are the hallmarks of Sicily’s addictively delicious cuisine
- details on how the dominating force of the Mafia has begun to loosen in recent years
Coverage includes: Sicily Today, History, Sicilian Table, Sicilian Way of Life, Sicily on Page & Screen, The Mafia, Arts & Architecture, Directory A–Z, Transport and Language.