Schedule Information: Dream of Italy Travel Series on PBS

Season two of Dream of Italy is premiering on PBS affiliates in January 2018 and on CreateTV in May2018. You can also watch season two online here. Season one (you can also watch all of these episodes online) is still airing on PBS/Create too. Submit your zip code to find out when to watch! (Keep in mind this only covers the next few …

February 2013 – Best Tour Guides in Central and Southern Italy

The February 2013 issue of Dream of Italy – a special report on the best local tour guides in central and southern Italy – is hot off the presses. If you’re NOT a subscriber, subscribe today to instantly access the PDF version of this issue, our previous issue on best tour guides in northern Italy and nearly 100 back issues of our award-winning print newsletter. …

What You Need to Know About Italy’s New High-Speed Train

Updated 2018. Italo, Italy’s new high-speed train, made its inaugural run Friday. This new service is going to revolutionize travel in Italy. Imagine traveling from Rome to Naples in just an hour; possible because the train travels up to 216 miles per hour! For the next few months, service will be limited to Milan-Florence-Bologna-Rome-Naples. You can book tickets now for …

Postcards From Italy: Naples Doll Hospital

This holday season, we’ve partnered with filmmaker Steven McCurdy to give away TWO DVDs of his Italy travel documentaries with every subscription/renewal or gift subscription to the award-winning travel newsletter Dream of Italy (there’s still time to order for Christmas delivery in the U.S.!) In the documentary Postcards from Italy, McCurdy journeys through southern Italy showcasing ordinary Italians who are diligently …

One Step Closer Offers 20% Off Tours

One Step Closer was created for those who don’t have the time, the patience or the contacts to organize their own trip to Italy. All our experiences are carefully tailored to the needs and interests of each client, be it for a family trip, an outing with friends, a honeymoon or a corporate off-site. Today many companies offer customized itineraries …

Barack Obama Starring In Naples Nativity Scenes

Our intrepid writer France Kidd ventured to Naples to explore their most famous Christmas tradition – the creation of presepi or Nativity scenes. This year Neapolitan craftsmen have made figures of Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton, John McCain and other famous Americans and Europeans to fill their scenes. All of this Christmas fun can be found on one street …