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The nativity scene of Manarola
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The nativity scene of Manarola

The idea of the nativity scene, the crib that lies along the hill of the “Tre Croci” in Manarola, Cinque Terre, was born form the hands, the genius and the imagination of Mario Andreoli. From his will and his determination. And, I would add, form his cellar that everyone dearly calls sacristy. The imagination of […]

My Travel Blogger Elevator: on the roofs of Genoa
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My Travel Blogger Elevator: on the roofs of Genoa

Each of us has done a different journey to get there, but in the end we all arrived with a lift over the roofs of Genoa. The doors open and so the same passion and the same desire to share, the same curiosity to see the world and the same love for writing made bloggers from […]

Liguria: Digital Diary Preview
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Liguria: Digital Diary Preview

They’re packing, getting their cameras ready and feeling like they are already here. From Madrid, Cape Town, Toronto, St. Petersburg and other time zones, they are getting here in Genoa on Sunday 13th October. There is an idea uniting them to us, an idea which is simple yet smart. Here goes: you just can’t forget […]

Driving along the Italian Riviera for the very first time
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Driving along the Italian Riviera for the very first time

In order to fully explore the beautiful coastlines, picturesque Italian villages and the diverse culture of Liguria, you’re most likely going to need a car. The majority of Big Boot Italy is fairly easy to drive around and offers some truly spectacular stretches of road alongside oceans and mountains; there’s not many other countries that […]

Let’s discover Liguria !
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Let’s discover Liguria !

There are many fantastic ways to explore the enchanting coastal region of Liguria: you could find accommodation in one of the B&Bs, a family-run ‘Agriturismo’ or book your accommodation in one of the best hotels around. If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, luxurious and combined with adventure, a yacht charter vacation […]

From Lerici to Porto Venere by boat
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From Lerici to Porto Venere by boat

Andrea from “Affittacamere La Tortuga” picked up us with his motorboat in Lerici for a trip! I love boats. In the port of Lerici there were numerous and huge sailboats! I love boats. In the port of Lerici there were numerous and huge sailboats! Lerici was much appreciated as it is a very authentic Italian […]

Cinque Terre by Felicia Hargarten
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Cinque Terre by Felicia Hargarten

We wake up and look at the sea outside the window of the Residence Giada in Moneglia. What a beautiful day, what a resplendent sun! We managed to arrive here by train from Berlin, passing by Bologna. The Ligurian coast and the Cinque Terre were a wonderful suggestion from my friend Giulia who lives in […]

Bussana Vecchia, where time stopped
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Bussana Vecchia, where time stopped

A family day with the idea of taking a trip out-of-town. But if you open the windows in the morning and are faced with a grey sky and trees shaking in the wind… what do you do? If you’re lucky enough to be in Liguria you can always play the ‘trip to a hamlet’ card. […]

My bike, the Bigo and the Bruzzu
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My bike, the Bigo and the Bruzzu

What do you do on Sundays? I like to spend them lazily: in winter it’s cold and in the summer do you really want to go to the beach with all those people there? I know I know, we’re a website which promotes tourism and this doesn’t seem like a great start. Three or four […]

With windswept hair
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With windswept hair

What makes moving become travelling? And what distinguishes a trip from a journey? I know I seem crazy, but I go to work by bicycle because it seems to put some “holiday” into my days. The means of transport definitely makes the difference, but as Kavafis taught us in his most famous piece of poetry […]

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