There is simply no other place in the world like Venice. Host Kathy McCabe takes a gondola rowing lesson from an 8th-generation gondolier. She learns how Venice is fighting rising water levels with a special ecology tour. Kathy meets an impiraressa a bead stringer who is bringing Venices ancient art into modern times. Chef Riccardo takes Kathy to Venices 1000-year old Rialto Market and teaches her how to cook up some eel. Plus much more
DREAM OF ITALY is a journey into the heart and soul of the most beautiful country in the world. With an insider's perspective on the people and culture that make Italy so special, this in-depth series will take viewers to places they have never seen before. The premiere season will visit six special regions in Italy: Naples/Amalfi, Puglia, Rome, Umbria, Tuscany, and Piedmont. In each region, the show will dive into what makes them unique, through stories of the food, wine, arts, and history of the region.