Book Excerpt: The Hero’s Way by Tim Parks

We will be joined by author Tim Parks on Facebook Live on Wednesday, September 15th to discuss his novel The Hero’s Way: Walking with Garibaldi from Rome to Ravenna. It is the story of Italy’s legendary revolutionary, Giuseppe Garibaldi’s march across the Appenines to Ravenna after being forced to to abandon his defense in Rome in 1849.  You can purchase a copy …

Sarah Centrella: Bringing Bambini to Italy

This article originally appeared in the June/July 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. Join Dream of Italy as a member to access this issue and 180+ back issues.  Master life coach and bestselling author Sarah Centrella believes that we have the power to manifest our dreams. While she has manifested a number of dreams including two bestselling books (#Futureboards and Hustle …

10 Tips to Enjoy Italy’s Art to the Fullest (June/July 2021)

This article originally appeared in the June/July 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. Italy reminds us that we are all on the same journey of life, uninterrupted for centuries, in search of meaning, beauty and delight. I often think of a medal made for Michelangelo’s 85th birthday, his last-known portrait. The artist chose to be represented as a blind pilgrim, in ragged …

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Amy Parsons: Curating Italian Beauty Online at Mozziafiato

This article originally appeared in the June/July 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. For a limited time, you can not only join (or renew) Dream of Italy (with access to 180 back issues covering travels to every corner of Italy plus ideas on making your Italian dream come true by starting a business or moving to Italy) but you will also …

Ellen Craig: New Life and Love in Umbria (June/July 2021)

This article originally appeared in the June/July 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. Ellen Craig discovered she was Italian when she was eight years old and working on a school project on her roots. She didn’t know where her grandparents were from but when she found out they were from Italy, she began to dream of her ancestral homeland. As a …

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5 Tips to Help Your Kids Enjoy a Magical Trip to Italy (June/July 2021)

This article originally appeared in the June/July 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. As I began planning our first family trip to Italy in 2016 (with two nine-year olds and a 13-year-old), it dawned on me that kids might not be as enchanted by Italy as adults. I wanted them to experience the magic and feel the wonder, so I …

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Win A Stay In Tuscany! Enter The Dream of Italy Sweepstakes

To celebrate the Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive special we have partnered with the show’s sponsors, pledge partners and Elle Magazine to host this incredible sweepstakes. It is an amazing package of prizes valued at over $12,000! Winner will be chosen at random on 7/2/21. Click here to enter. Enter to win a prize package that includes ALL of …

FAQs: New Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive Special

Q: What is the this special about? A: Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive explores how Italy can change your life – whether adapting to the Italian lifestyle at home, traveling to Italy in a more meaningful way or deciding to move there. Dream of Italy host Kathy McCabe explores the 11 essential elements of the Italian lifestyle – the …

Rediscovering My Grandmother’s Recipes (April/May 2021)

This article originally appeared in the April/May 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. In the new TV special, Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive, I revisit my attempt to claim Italian citizenship jure sanguinis, by blood. In our Castelvetere sul Calore episode in season two, I explored how I could get citizenship through my maternal grandfather and his ancestors, …

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Join Me As We Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive

This article originally appeared in the April/May 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. It has been several years in the making, with a pandemic thrown in for good measure, so I’m thrilled to announce that the special, Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive, is coming to PBS stations and Create TV in June. My life was changed by just …