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Our Venice travel and dog blogs

ABOVE: Maggie the dog at Venice's Carnival.

In the past week or so, we've been distracted by the challenges of moving to Venice, Italy for three months--and when we say "we," we're referring not only to us, but also to our dog Maggie, who's the subject of a new blog titled "Maggie in Venice: A Bearded Collie's Adventures in Italy." (The blog is well worth reading if you've ever thought of traveling abroad with a pet.)

Our other, non-canine Venice blog may be of interest if a Venetian vacation is on your calendar for 2010. You'll find it at, where it serves as a complement to our Venice for Visitors travel-planning site.

Our Venice Travel Blog is online

Body sculpture at the Biennale
 ABOVE: An arresting image from our new blog of Venice travel news, tips, and photos.

We've just launched our Venice Travel Blog at The blog is a complement to our travel-planning site, Venice for Visitors, and some of its initial topics include:

We'll be adding new posts and photos regularly, so if you're a Venetophile, consider bookmarking our Venice Travel Blog (and feel free to post comments).


Durant and Cheryl is the former "Travel & Cruise News" section of Durant and Cheryl Imboden's, a vacation-planning site that's read by several million travelers from 200+ countries every year.

This blog is mostly dormant these days (we've chosen to focus more heavily on our main Europe for Visitors site), but you're welcome to browse the archived posts.