liguria

The breathtaking San Giovanni Battista of Cervo

Cervo, a town on the Ligurian coast, houses the  San Giovanni Battista dei Corallini (Chiesa di San Giovanni). It is one of the most striking sights I have seen after the Duomo of Orvieto! The construction of this church started in 1686 by Marvaldi from Conio along with his son Giacomo Filippo, who completed it in 1778. […]

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How I fell in love with Genova

A few months back I explored the region of Liguria in Italy and had a fabulous time. You can read more about it here. I stayed with my friends in San Bartolomeo and visited Genova for a few hours from there. If there’s one thing I can say after spending time in this historic port city, […]

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5 Gorgeous Small Towns in Italy

Sometimes I feel in this world of social media, where we are consuming information by the second, my Italian wishlist changes every day! I don’t know if that’s a good thing or a bad thing but there are far too many small towns, too many places, too many things to experience in the Bel Paese. […]

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A Photo Journey to the Cinque Terre

I heard of the Cinque Terre (pronounced CHINKWEH-TEH-RAY) while planning my very first trip to Italy. I saw some pictures online and immediately fell in love with the colored coastal towns. The word “Cinque Terre” means “Five Lands” in Italian and constitute the villages of Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza and Monterosso el Mare. These villages are located in […]

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Photo Essay of Portovenere, Liguria

Portovenere is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. This charming town is one of the most beautiful coastal villages I have been to in Italy. Portovenere has inspired by poets and authors since years and it is no surprise that there is an area in this town rightfully known as the Gulf of Poets. Being very […]

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