Founder of Beautiful Liguria – Born in Sicily, Anna untill her very young age traveled and lived in other countries. She loves to travel the world, to know more about different cultures, traditions and customs. Almost 20 years ago, she decided to make the Italian Riviera her permanently home and precisely she decided to live in Genoa historical centre, in a 14th centuary palace!
At some point of her very young life, she wanted to share her passion for the authentic Liguria with other people and in 2009 she founded Beautiful Liguria blog.
In addition to running her travel company (Beautiful Liguria), Anna is always looking for the real Liguria and Italy: meeting local people, traveling to off-the-beaten-path parts of Italy, discovering new cafe, pizzerias, restaurants, trattorias, shopping in colorful food markets and more!
Marisa Allegra Williams was born in the San Francisco Bay Area where she continues to live, work, and plan annual escapes from.
“If you don’t go, you’ll never know.” Robert De Niro | An avid traveler and photographer, Marisa goes because she wants to know, and takes her time and piles of pictures because she digests the journey best that way.
Photographs help Marisa capture the people, places, and delightful details that might otherwise be overlooked or forgotten in the ever encroaching fog of memory. A magical melange of memories and dreams, the digital documentation and post-processing of Marisa’s time afar brings her great joy. In concert with her words, she hopes the results bring you some small pleasure, too.
Di Mackey is a professional photographer and a wanderer. She is a New Zealander, a girl who began wandering as soon as she was strong enough to climb the old wooden gate at home. Climbing that gate led her to live all over the South Island of New Zealand, and then it saw her travel into two years of another kind of life in Istanbul, Turkey.
She met a Belgian and have spent the last 6 years based in Belgium. However, back in 2008, a good friend introduced her to her home city, Genoa in Italy.
She fell in love … with the city, with the region of Liguria.
She has been returning and returning to Genoa ever since, and has taken thousands of photographs, just trying to capture what it is that she finds there.
Giancarlo Marabotti – Giancarlo is a great chef who has participated to the “World Pesto Championship” and is part of the “Slow food association” and of “Le Sciamadde” association. He has a great passion, knowledge and interest with food, traditions and culture.
Despite his great professionalism and knowledge, he has remained a simple person with a special interest with food, traditions and taste.
In this section he will tell us more about traditional ligurian recipes and their origin. So, stay tunned! We are coming soon with many ligurian recipes!