When I recently visited Genova with my mother and her friend, we booked a tour with a local guide. We snapped up the option to take a cooking class as part of our tour. Here’s why I’m so glad we did it. We Got a Chance to Talk to Locals As a tourist in a city for only a few days, you don’t get much chance to talk to people who live there, beyond your transactions at stores and tourist sites. But because we spent several hours with Mario and Cristina at Creattivando, it gave us the opportunity to get…