How many times has she been to Italy? Hear about her early days in journalism which includes if the job at ABC News taught her anything that she may be using today and did she take anything from working at World News Tonight and Peter Jennings? Listen for how working at USATODAY.COM made her so aware of typos and attention to detail. What was her love before it was Italy?
Kathy explains how she researched all her ancestors in Italy, wrote a biography of her Italian-American grandfather in high school and the story how she took her parents back to this area that had not been visited in over 100 years. The moment when the name- Dream of Italy clicked which began as a magazine and extensive website DREAMOFITALY.COM that has evolved over the last nineteen years.
Dream of Italy TV Series conversation, which is well worth the time to watch, hear about interviewing Francis Ford Coppola, challenges of filming in Italy, the size of the crew, and is there a season 3 in the future? The brand-new special-Dream of Italy- with Sting & Trudie Styler: Travel, Transform, & Thrive. Get the insight on how the concept began and is now a PBS Special.
Italian dual citizenship is popular now and Kathy gives the lowdown on you can qualify, where you can go for assistance (See Links), and then talks about if moving to Italy is something she gets asked about. Her podcast was started in 2019 that we touch on how much fun this is and when it will be back. Are there any places in Italy she has not been too that she wants to visit, will she get you in touch with the locals in Italy on your visit, and are there solutions for Venice & Florence that have overcrowding issues from people visiting?
Get her take on where you should visit, language barrier, and what sight/sound/smell that take her to Italy.
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Speaking at the Smithsonian Museum
Her love of dogs, especially Wire Fox Terriers, and her plan to take hers to Italy
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