Enjoy Venice Virtually With Live-In-Venice Week

Live-In-Venice will be a jam-packed week-long extravaganza of more than 70 live-streamed interviews and events from the iconic city of Venice. From May 17-23, 2021, local reporters will be meeting fashion designers, artisans, gallery owners, performers and local business owners. The whole week of interviews, meetings and events will be live-streamed on Facebook, Vimeo and the Live-In-Venice website from 11 a.m. …

Members-Only Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive Virtual Premiere Party

The new special/pledge special Dream of Italy: Travel, Transform and Thrive will be premiering on PBS stations in June. To celebrate Kathy is hosting a very special virtual premiere party – including great prizes! This event is FREE for current Dream of Italy paid members. If you’re not a member and would like to join Kathy for  the May, 26th …

Podcast Episode #10: Grow An Italian Garden With Seeds From Italy

In April, Seeds from Italy received a shipment of tomato and pepper seeds that passed extensive testing for plant diseases required by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Selection and quantity is limited, but most of the bestselling varieties are available at this writing, and more are expected to be certified for import in the future. Check growitalian.com (use code dreamgarden to save …

Book Excerpt: Under the Light of the Italian Moon by Jennifer Anton

We will be joined by author Jennifer Anton on Facebook Live on Wednesday, June 23 to discuss her novel Under The Light of the Italian Moon. It is inspired by a true story of love and women’s resilience during the rise of fascism and WWII.  You can purchase a copy here but first enjoy an excerpt: November 1914 Nina Argenta …

John Henderson: Retiring In The Eternal City (February/March 2021)

This article originally appeared in the February/March 2021 issue of Dream of Italy. If you would like to see this article as it was designed in the magazine, click here for the PDF. American journalist John Henderson dreamed for years of moving to Italy before he eventually retired in Rome. His move came in phases starting with a sabbatical from his sports …

February/March 2021: Italian Dreams Come True

Special issue on people who made their “dream of Italy” come true in Italia and back home. Becky Munson: A Dream to Live Tuscan While Becky always loved Italy, she didn’t know she had a burning dream of Italy until she was struck by an idea on a visit to Tuscany. Becky has sage advice for anyone who wants to …

Book Excerpt: The Secret Life of Sofonisba Anguissola by Melissa Muldoon

We will be joined by author Melissa Muldoon on Facebook Live on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 to discuss her book The Secret Life of Sofonisba Anguissola- the most famous woman you’ve never heard of. Melissa Muldoon is the author of four novels set in Italy: Dreaming Sophia, Waking Isabella, and Eternally Artemisia, and The Secret Life of Sofonisba Anguissola. All four books …

How Will You Fill Out Your Dream of Italy Bucket List?

If there’s one thing I know for sure, it is that we are ALL dreaming of Italy! I get emails everyday from readers of of the Dream of Italy  Magazine, listeners of the Dream of Italy Podcast  and viewers of our hit Dream of Italy TV Show about their deep longing for the country we love so very much. While …