Media Coverage of Dream of Italy

The award-winning travel magazine and website Dream of Italy was founded in 2002 by Italian travel expert Kathy McCabe. The television series Dream of Italy premiered on public television in 2015. Both Season 1 and Season 2 and Dream of Italy: Tuscan Sun Special , Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive, a special featuring Sting & Trudie Styler, Francis Ford Coppola, Frances Mayes, David Bach and other expats who have found a happier, healthier life in Italy, are ALL currently airing and repeating on PBS, Passport streaming and CreateTV.

Season 3 of Dream of Italy with Andrea Bocelli, Marisa Tomei and Massimo Bottura premiered on PBS stations in December 2023 and will continue airing with a debut on Create TV in March 2024. The first season of McCabe new PBS series Dream of Europe will begin airing in Fall 2024  The Dream of Italy Podcast premiered in 2019 and was named as “13 Podcasts For Wandering Souls” by The New York Times in 2020. Kathy was profiled in The New York Times in 2015.

Season 3 of Dream of Italy Recent Coverage:

ANSA (Italy)
Culture Wag
Destination Eat Drink Podcast
Forbes – Dream of Italy Season 3 Premieres
Forbes – Travels with PBS This Winter
Gambero Rosso (Italy)
Il Resto di Carlino (Italy)
Travel Weekly
Il Voce di New York
The Fork Reporter Radio Show

2022/2023 Media Coverage of Dream of Italy and Kathy:

The Washington Post – How to Use Air Tags to Track Luggage 
The Washington Post – Italy Travel Trends 
The Washington Post – New Year’s Travel Resolution
The Italian Radio Hour 
WLS Radio Round Trip with Colleen Kelly  

2021 Media Coverage of Dream of Italy, Kathy and the New Travel, Transform, Thrive TV Special:

The Washington Post 
Discover by Silversea
Forbes (2021) – by Irene S. Levine
Forbes (2021) – by Everett Potter
Peter Greenberg’s Eye on Travel (2021) – segment starts at 01:19:51
Real Simple (2021)
Fox News Denver (2021)
The Florentine – TF Together (2021)
Wedding Wire  (2021)
The Sarah Centrella Show (2021)  (2021)
Luxury Travel Magazine (2021)
All You Can Eat Podcast with Rob Rosenthal (2021)
Before The Lights Podcast (2021)
Sauced in Translation Podcast (2021)

Previous Media Coverage of Dream of Italy and Kathy:

The New York Times (2020)
The New York Times (2018)
The New York Times (2015)
Forbes (2018)
Forbes (2019 – about PBS Tuscan Sun Special)
The Points Guy 
Johnny Jet (Video Web Series)
Eye on Travel with Peter Greenberg (2019- about PBS Tuscan Sun Special)
Postcard Academy Podcast
Destination Eat Drink Podcast
The New York Post
Independent Traveler
Rudy Maxa’s World
Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show
Eye on Italy
NIAF eNotizie
The Italian American Podcast
Go Nomad
Cuvee Blog
World Fixer Community
Instantly Italy

In Italy:

Avellino Today
La Nazione

More Media Coverage of Dream of Italy:

ABC NEWS World News This Morning (Feb. 9, 2006 – Olympics) Go Italy (Nov. 2009) Go Italy (Dec. 2009)
American Way (the magazine of American Airlines)
Anchorage Daily News
The Automatic Customer (book about subscription businesses)
BusinessWeek Finance
The Calgary Herald (twice)
The Charleston Gazette (W.V.)
The Chicago Daily HeraldThe Connecticut PostThe Dallas Morning News
Delta Sky Magazine Blog (12 Twitter Personalities to Follow in 2012) (50 Travel Twitterers You Should Follow)
Everett Potter’s Travel Report
Executive Traveler  (April 5, 2005) (April 6, 2005) (January 25, 2006)
How to Tour Italy (regular guest on this radio show)
Italy With Kids (Guidebook) (many times)
The London Sunday Times
The Modesto Bee
Travel Google
National Geographic Traveler
The Newsletter on Newsletters (Dream of Italy named Best Consumer Newsletter of 2007)
NEPA Hotline
The Northwest Current (Washington, DC)
The Oregonian
Dan Janal’s PR Leads
Rudy Maxa’s Traveler
Rudy Maxa’s World
The Telegraph (U.K.) (50 Great Travel Tweeters)
Peter Greenberg’s Travel Today Radio (Olympics)
Travel Channel Radio
Travel Hub Radio
U.S. News + World Report
USA TODAY ( December 2004)
USA TODAY (April 5, 2005)
USA TODAY (April 30, 2005)
USA TODAY (January 26, 2006)
USA TODAY ( March 17, 2006)
USA TODAY (April 30, 2010)
USA TODAY (April 30, 2010)
USA TODAY (May 5, 2010)
USA TODAY (June 3, 2012)
The Travel Show with Steve Perillo
The Washington Post
WBAL Radio (Olympics)
WedMD (Take Your Diet on the Road)