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Quaresimali Genovesi, delicious cookies while waiting for Easter

Quaresimali Genovesi, delicious cookies while waiting for Easter

These biscuits made during the Lent time are sweets of ancient tradition, produced by mixing sugar, water and almond paste. They are packaged in the...
Genoa's Aquarium

Genoa's magical Aquarium

The Acquario di Genova is the largest aquarium in Italy, the second largest in Europe after the one in Valencia, Spain, and the 9th in the entire...
Blue jeans made their way back to Europe during the Second World War, when American soldiers would wear them while not in service

Blue Jeans: The American Symbol with Italian Roots

The drive in, a milkshake, James Dean wearing his jeans: is there anything more quintessentially “americana” than this? As pleasant as it may be, we...
Doge's Palace in Genoa Offers Special Tickets for Shows

Doge's Palace in Genoa Offers Special Tickets for Shows

The Doge's Palace in Genoa is offering an exhibition deals for five shows over the summer for $17 from July 21-Sept 11: during this time, it will be...

Pesto Championship In Genoa

Every two years Genoa hosts the Pesto World Championship. Hundred competitors from all over the world will prepare Genovese Pesto exclusively with a...
San Fruttuoso abbey in Camogli, Liguria, Italy — Photo by gregorylee

San Fruttuoso: Where Time Stands Still

There are still places in Italy where time stands still. One of them is the Abbey of San Fruttuoso di Camogli, on the Ligurian coast. The Abbey sits...
From the left, Consul General Mauro Battocchi and Mayor Marco Doria. DAVIDE PAMBIANCHI / IL SECOLO XIX

A talk with Marco Doria on the past and the future of Genoa and the Genoese Community in the Bay Area

For one week, the Bay Area and the Genoese community had the chance to meet and know Marco Doria, who has been serving as Mayor of Genoa since 2012...
Tina Sinatra answered questions from the audience at the Frank Sinatra's Centennial celebration at USC's School of Cinematic Arts

Nancy and Tina Sinatra remember their father Frank

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birthday of Frank Sinatra, or simply The Voice, one of the most influential figures in the entertainment...
Genoa: The Galata Sea Museum

Genoa: The Galata Sea Museum

Galata is the Museum of the Sea in the dock area of Genoa harbour, the biggest Italian maritime museum existing. More than a museum it is a journey...
Genoa: a sightseeing artistic walk

Genoa: a sightseeing artistic walk

An artistic walk through the historic area of Genoa, Via Garibaldi, World Heritage since 2006. It was created in the 16th century as a street of...