July 8 2013 / Places

Special Murals in Riomaggiore

Riomaggiore, Liguria

Next time you visit Riomaggiore, one of the famous Cinque Terre towns, look at the huge colourful murales. These special


October 17 2012 / Local Interest

The Piazza of Perfect Love

Genova, Liguria

Genoa’s old town is the largest medieval centre in Europe and so rich in history. You’ll be surprised to discover


November 29 2011 / Food & Wine

Mister Basil

Celle Ligure, Liguria

This is the story of Paolo Calcagno, “Mister Basil”. He knows everything about this special aromatic plant. He has dedicated


October 5 2011 / Events

The Tolling of the Bell

Savona, Liguria

Savona has been upholding a unique and to outsiders surprising tradition, every single day for 80 years now. Cross Piazza


July 21 2011 / Places

Mille Velieri Bianchi

Camogli, Liguria

Town of the “Thousand White Ships”… this is what Camogli has been called for many centuries. In fact, it fame


June 9 2011 / Food & Wine

Farinata

Genova, Liguria

Wandering among the narrow caruggi of Genoa’s historical centre you will notice many little shops that sell farinata. Farinata, nothing


May 2 2011 / Local Interest

The Colors of the Italian Riviera

Liguria

Colors are a primary part of the Italian Riviera’s identity. Wandering among the little towns and villages of Liguria you’ll


April 19 2011 / Food & Wine

Ligurian Breakfast

Genova, Liguria

Your usual Italian breakfast consists of a caffè, cappuccino, or caffèlatte, accompanied by something sweet to eat such as a


March 16 2011 / Food & Wine

Pesto Sauce

Liguria

(cont’d from here) As promised, here is a recipe for traditional Ligurian pesto. Keep in mind that each household will


March 7 2011 / Food & Wine

Pasta al Pesto Genoese

Genova, Liguria

(cont’d from here) Pasta al pesto with potatoes and green beans may sound like an unusual combination, but it’s a


February 28 2011 / Food & Wine

Troffie e Croxetti

Liguria

A handmade pasta shaped like a string bean, you can find trofie all along the Italian Riviera restaurant menus and