Episode 4: Talking Tuscany with Leif Pettersen

Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about Italy’s first “divorce fair,” Berlusconi’s divorce settlement with his wife Veronica, and striking theatre workers shutting down Italy’s opera houses. Then we talk Tuscany with special guest Leif Pettersen, travel writer and Lonely Planet guidebook author for Tuscany.

Episode 3: Undiscovered Calabria with Cherrye Moore

Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about why there aren’t “doggie bags” in Italy, Vesuvius is Italy’s biggest safety problem, burkas and fines, and special guest Cherrye Moore of My Bella Vita and Il Cedro BandB talks about undiscovered Calabria.

Episode 2: Bugie, Bossi, and More Apps

Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about stem cell research, Lega Nord pushes Italian test for foreign entrepreneurs, Italian cuss words in and out of the workplace, and YES more iPhone app suggestions.

Episode 1: Flying Through Ash

Hosts Sara, Jessica and Michelle talk about this week’s news stories in Italy. One volcano to rule them all, the Shroud of Turin, iPhone apps, apps, and more apps, Home Food, Dine with Italians and more!

The Eye on Italy Podcast is Born!

We’re getting everything ready for our first podcast, soon coming your way! Here you’ll be able to listen to the episodes, see notes from the recordings and interesting links and news stories we shared.