Liguria

Day-Tripping Through Liguria: From Genoa to Cinqueterre and Beyond

Our very own Erica Berman has just landed in Genoa for her yearly stint in Liguria, her favorite region of Italy. This still relatively untouched corner of Italy is one of our favorite spots for
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Life in Italy vs. Life in France: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, Erica Berman shared her most telling anecdotes about the difference between life in France and life in Italy. While
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Colletta di Castelbianco: A Medieval Village With Internet in Liguria

Photos Erica Berman (The garden of our rental & the common pool) For some happy reason no one — except the Italians and a few others in
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Trains in Italy – no cars needed here

To get around the Ligurian Riviera without a car (Camoli, Cinque Terre, Santa Margherita, Finale Ligure, Varigotti, La Spezia, Portofino –
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Genoa to Camogli, Punta Chiappa & back

Camogli July in Genoa and things are heating up. It is time to find ways to get out of the heat. Temperatures in the sun often surpass 90°F, even
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Genoa – what exactly am I doing while here in Italy?

Typical Genoa So, what do I do here friends want to know? This is my third trip to Genoa, and I still have not been to the Aquarium, to the
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Bocca di Magra, Montemarcello, Valleponci, Finale Ligure

May 20, 2009 Day 5 Setti Archi – Lunch at a seafood restaurant in the nearby marina, Bocca di Magra. Discovered this gem last year and were
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Forte dei Marmi, Sarzana, Biaghi Gelateria & more

Photos: Erica Berman – Forte di Marmi May 17, 2009 Day 2 Warm sun, breakfast of apricot croissants, too strong coffee and the view with a
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My Ligurian Villa vacation (on Tuscan border – by Cinque Terre)

One of our views & rose bushes by the villa Photos: Erica Berman For some reason, one I am not sure of, most Americans (and the majority of
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