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Rosie Whitehouse is a freelance journalist based in London. She has written for a wide array of publications including The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent, The Guardian and The Daily Mail. She is the author of a number of travel guides including Family Guide: Paris (Dorling Kindersley, 2012) and Take the Kids: South of France (Cadogan, 2003), and her own autobiography Are We There Yet? Travels with my Frontline Family (Reportage Press, 2007) that chronicles the experiences of a young family coming to terms with having a front-line reporter as a dad and centres on the five years she spent as a housewife in the war-torn Balkans with her journalist husband, Tim Judah. Rosie is one of the UK’s leading experts on family travel and over the last 28 years she has explored every corner of Liguria with her family.

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The Great Migration

The annual migration of millions of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle across Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains is the greatest wildlife spectacle of its type in Africa.

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Skeletons and tartarughe

Rosie Whitehouse reveals one of Liguria’s lesser-known museums and the problem of keeping terrapins as pets.

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Campo Ligure – the filigree capital

Campo Ligure is the only remaining centre for filigree, the art of twisting threads of gold and silver.

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A master storyteller

Author Rosie Whitehouse tells the story of Italo Calvino, one of Italy’s greatest novelists.

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The great outdoors

The region around San Bartolomeo al Mare makes for excellent walking and cycling.

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Walking in the Cinque Terre

Liguria has some of the most stunning coastline in the Mediterranean making the Cinque Terre one of Italy’s top tourist attractions.

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Chin Chin

The chinotti oranges have been experiencing something of a revolution in recent years.

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The Father of the Risorgimento

Revolutionary and intellectual, Rosie Whitehouse tells the story of Giuseppe Mazzini.

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Something fishy

Author Rosie Whitehouse takes us fishing off the coast of Noli.

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A bitter paradise

Mary Shelley’s summer on the Golfo dei Poeti was not as idyllic as you might think.

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The silk road

Author Rosie Whitehouse takes a tour of Genoa’s silk merchants.

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