WTI Magazine #18    2014 Feb, 21Author : Vino OK      Translation by:   The "Golfo del Tigullio" is a wine produced in the hilly area of the Gulf of Tigullio, comprising fourty municipalities in the Liguria region in the province of Genoa including Rapallo, Santa Margherita and Portofino. The wine Golfo del Tigullio got the title of recognitio...

by Claudia Baroncelli   If you are traveling to Northern Italy this summer and you are looking for sun, crystalline clear water and relax, Swide has selected for you the best beaches you can find there. Take note!   Beyond the wonderful beaches you can find in Southern and Central Italy, with crystalline clear water and pristine sand,...

By David Canclini At its recent General Membership/Scholarship Awards dinner, the Stockton Chapter of Liguri Nel Mondo presented $11,250 to ten graduating high school seniors.   Each candidate submitted an application which included their scholastic achievement, high school activities, community involvement, letters of recommendation and a...

Anthony Dezenzio Famous for its food, wine, culture, music and rich history makes Italy one of the most thought-after countries in Europe for people seeking a vacation from the stressful holidays. It is here where culture, history, and traditions blend in perfectly with today's modern society.   One of the main features that stands out...

  WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   As we approach Vernazza from the sea, its small piazza seems to slowly open its arms to greet us. We come ashore, and the small harbor, where the Romans once came to take on board the famous Vernaccia amphorae, seems to close around us, sheltering u...

For Chico State University associate professor Chiara Ferrari, becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States was a historic, somber and happy moment. Ferrari was one of a small group of people from around the country, who became citizens at a ceremony March 6 at the State Capitol in Sacramento.   The event was historic because it was t...

by Claudia Baroncelli   From the North to the South, Italy boasts many lesser-known yet wonderful small towns where you can breathe a fairy tale atmosphere and enjoy breathtaking landscapes. Let Swide lead into a unique journey through the most beautiful little towns you can find in Italy.   Travelling around Italy, you'll be surprise...

Sabato 12 dicembre speciale per la musica, è il giorno del centenario della nascita del più grande artista del '900, e a Lumarzo, in Val Fontanabuona, nel Genovesato, dove nel 1986, nacque la mamma di The Voice, Natalina Garaventa, emigrata giovanissima con la famiglia a Hoboken, in New Jersey, tutto il paese fa festa. A Natalina Garaventa, in...

The art of reproducing the nativity scene is linked to an ancient tradition in Italy. Three cities are particularly famous for their presepi: Bologna, Genoa, and Naples.   The Bolognese tradition dates back to the 13th century, and it is different from other nativity scenes realized in Italy because all characters are entirely hand carved, i...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Jagged-edge coasts, enormous cliffs that go on for miles, enchanting, characteristic sea villages: each one is different from the other, yet each one is a reflection of the setting that is the Italian Riviera (also known as the Ligurian Riviera). The Riviera is subd...