Travel & musings from a redhead point of view.

In the Italian Riviera? Don’t skip Camogli!

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One visit to Camogli leaves you eager to return for more. Even these two Americans. who are notorious for dining early, took our leisurely time dining at Bagni Lido seaside restaurant in Camogli on the Ligurian coast north of Portofino. … Read More

Rapallo, Italy’s Promenade is a Poetry of People

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If there’s something I love about travel besides seeing a new, beautiful place, it’s observing the people living in it. That’s one reason I prefer the smaller towns and staying in one place for an extended time. You get a … Read More

Italy’s Beautiful 19th century haven of Rapallo still rocks

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When we first decided to go to the Italian coast this spring, we were headed to Portofino. One good search by our travel agent (my husband), revealed high hotel prices, which led us to Rapallo on the Golfo del Tigullio … Read More

A walking day in Genoa, Italy – museums, architecture and more

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Genoa was the largest city (850,000 residents) we visited during this Italian adventure. Arriving via Genoa’s Piazza Principe Railway station, you walk out into a busy intersection and are immediately struck by the architecture. If the thought of a one … Read More

Triumph in Genoa! Awed by the Elaborate San Lorenzo Cathedral!

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It took three tries spanning ten years, but I finally got to explore inside the intriguing Genoa Cathedral!   Did it help that this time we had plans to get together with friends Lorenzo and Silena and that the namesakes … Read More

Delectable, Tantalizing Italian Foods Not to Miss

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Italian dining! Epicure, connoisseur, gourmet or foodie…whatever title you assign yourself, Italy is the place you want to be for succulent dining. The food is closely tied to the various regions, which explains the rise of Eataly restaurants throughout the … Read More