Posts Tagged ‘ Genoa ’

Saturday snippets: 13th April 2019

Apr 13th, 2019 | By

Will we holiday at home over easter or go abroad? The signs are we are doinf both!

Taking pesto as hand luggage

Jun 25th, 2017 | By
jar of Genovese pesto

Apparently, pesto, can be taken through customs as hand luggage even though it exceeds the 100ml limit set by the EU.

Saturday snippets: 15th October 2016

Oct 15th, 2016 | By
panoramic view of Newcastle

Why an aeroplane cabin door is on Shoreditch High Street is one of the things Adrian mentions this week along with Newcastle-Gateshead success and the end of refurbishment at the Glenfinnan Monument.

Saturday snippets: 8th October 2016

Oct 8th, 2016 | By
Mt Rushmore in South Dakota

Chocolate, caravans, mobile phones, Nessie and a very generous volunteer help fill Adrian’s column this week

Rolli weekends

Apr 5th, 2016 | By

Rolli weekends are times of the year when palaces in the central heart of the city throw open their doors and let visitors in at no cost so that they can see the full splendour that normally are not available for the public to see.

An easy guide to a great cannelloni

Aug 9th, 2015 | By

Enjoy a taste of Italy with this delicious cannelloni recipe

Historic Genoa, a living museum

Mar 25th, 2015 | By

Genoa, Natasha finds, captivates you with its architecture some of which is still as it was originally built in the 1300s.

A mediaeval Christmas market

Dec 5th, 2014 | By
Genoa - Galata sea museum

The Genoa Christmas Market takes over the entire Piazza Caricamento, the square being transformed into a medieval village, set around the year 1,000 AD .

Christmas markets in Italy

Nov 9th, 2012 | By

Most people think of Germany when they hear of Christmas markets. But Italy also has a long history of markets at Christmas. Here – with the help of Stefania at the Italian Tourist Board – is a quick guide to 25 of Italy’s most magical markets

Holidaying In Italy Gets Harder

Nov 3rd, 2009 | By

In order to deal with security in Italy, the government has introduced some rules. The main rule is that mayors of Italian cities can introduce laws to take account of their own needs. If the new laws covered the whole of Italy, the holidaymaker would know where they stood but there are different laws in different cities. What applies in one place needn’t necessarily apply in another.