Tag Archives: transportation

For the love of Mama and snow angels


It rarely snows in Genoa, or so I’m told, but it’s all lies people. The only ones who tell you this ‘fact’ are the ones that are still in denial about global warming and have turned a blind eye to … Continue reading

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Sugar coated truth


I’ve recently taken part in an emotionally charged and heated debate about ranting and bashing Italy on an expatriate website. But let me take a step back here for a moment and set the stage. Ever since the film “Under … Continue reading

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Rapallo, trains and my mirror self


They (random people I guess) say that if there is something that bothers you about another person, to look in the mirror because these are the traits we hate the most about ourselves. Why do “they” always have to be right? … Continue reading

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The “off the beaten path” of Genoa


I never said this blog was a travel advisory, but just the same, when you live somewhere you start to get familiar with the less than popular tourist spots. Whenever I worked on ships we were in the same port … Continue reading

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Planes, trains and automobiles


For anyone who has ever flown Alitalia, you have my deepest sympathies. The service, if you can call it that, borders on scolding passengers for getting up to go to the toilet when clearly the “occupato” sign is illuminated and … Continue reading

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