Travel is a group decision in my family, so when I mentioned Genoa I was disappointed when no one got excited. The problem was image. We had passed the city a half dozen times on road trips to France but the views from the highway were always uninviting. I persisted though and rested my case …
Alexei Cohen lives with his family in Rome, Italy and writes travel guides about his adopted land. His latest book Moon: Rome, Florence & Venice is available now.