A trip to Varese Ligure, Italy, will bring you face to face with a charming town of pastel-colored houses and a plethora of restaurants serving dishes with organic porcini mushrooms and chestnuts.   Stop at the bustling markets and you will see Italians who have traveled from far and wide to purchase the locally produced organic meats, chees...

Craving a getaway to a cliffside village of fresh pasta, ocean breezes and all-around perfect enchantment? Welcome to Vernazza.   This Italian cliff town has been proclaimed the "loveliest" of the Cinque Terre, those five seaside towns on the northwestern Italian coast that are famous with hikers, who hop from one to the next on a netwo...

  WTI Magazine #30    2014 May, 15Author : folclore.it      Translation by:   Are you ready for a picturesque and unique natural scenery, where the world's largest frying pan will fry fish for visitors and vacationers in the more typical feast of Liguria?    

  WTI Magazine #69    2015 October, 2Author : Italian Botanical Heritage      Translation by:   The museum complex of Villa Durazzo Centurione is a seat consisting of two historic houses of nobility, by a park/Italian garden and an art museum "Vittorio G. Rossi" in Santa Margherita Ligure, in the Tigullio, in the province of Genoa. The site, own...

  WTI Magazine #54    2015 February, 20Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin      Translation by:   This is our first introduction on Vino Travels to the region of Liguria, also known as the Italian Riviera. Liguria is a mountainous region located in the northwestern part of Italy following along the coastline as you head towards France and the Frenc...

Discover your inner chef and Italy's incredibly diverse culinary landscape to create your own 3 course masterpiece! Six classes introduce the distinct and exciting cuisines of 6 Italian regions. Each class lasts 4 hours. You will cook in a newly equipped kitchen at the Dante Alighieri Society in Kendall Square, Cambridge, and enjoy your meal with w...

  WTI Magazine #45    2014 October, 15Author : Paola Lovisetti Scamihorn      Translation by:   This summer I was cooking for some American tourists staying on Lake Como and one asked me to cook rabbit, so I thought it may be a good addition to the blog.The, coniglio alla ligure, Ligurian rabbit, is an appetizing second course from region of Ita...

by Chiara Assi   There's something enticing and quintessentially romantic about train travel: watching the landscape changing before one's eyes, crossing remote areas, having time to relax and unwind and take in the views are just some of the reasons why many enthusiasts consider traveling by rail the only way to travel.   And while h...

The order follows a letter of intent signed in October 2013 between Fincantieri and Seabourn, which is part of the Carnival group. According to Fincantieri, the ship, due to join the Seabourn fleet in the second half of 2016, will be built to the standards of comfort and technical refinement.   It will be about 40,350gt, 210m long and 28m wi...

by Morena Pivetti   This weekend Italy will hold regional and municipal elections. About 22 million voters are eligible to choose the government of seven Regions, Veneto and Liguria in the North, Tuscany, Umbria and Marche in the Center and Campania and Puglia in the South.   Voters are also called to elect more than 1,000 municipalit...