August 18, 2019

Photo Feature: Venetian Vaporetto

THPF 08 Rome & Venice 131 from Art Explosion

This vaporetto, or Venetian water bus, is one popular way to see Venice, Italy on a budget. It’s also a great place to practice your travel photography skills on an afternoon ride back to the train station. There are many beautiful sights to see and fun things to do in Venice, including St. Mark’s cathedral, [...]

Photo from the Road: Typical Venetian Entryway

venetian entryway

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This doorway exemplifies the typical architecture one can expect to see when touring Venice, Italy. Similar photo ops are possible along the various alleyways and canals throughout the city.

How to See Venice, Italy on a Budget


History, architecture and some of the most impressive artwork in the world draw visitors to Venice, Italy by the millions. A popular life-list destination, the city is considered prohibitively expensive by many travelers. However, it is possible to pinch a few pennies during your visit. Transportation: There’s no driving in Venice, so getting around the [...]

Popular Things to Do When Visiting Venice, Italy


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Venice carnival may be what puts this city in the international news every year, but it’s a highly sought-after tourist destination at any time.

Top Tips for Enjoying the Venice Carnival


There are few cultural festivals more elaborately celebrated than the Venice carnival in Italy. People from all over the world travel to this annual event. Some to participate in the costumed revelry, others to sight see and troll for photo opportunities. The city is picturesque enough in its own right. Add in the gilded masks, [...]

Photo from the Road: Venetian Alley Scene


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Alleys in Venice are smaller versions of the Grand Canal, small waterways through which gondolas, merchandise and grocery delivery boats navigate in order to reach the shops and homes of the city.

Photo from the Road: Grand Canal Snapshot


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This particular afternoon snapshot taken along Venice’s Grand Canal is particularly illustrative of how things really appear in this amazing city, which is one of my favorites world-wide.

Photo from the Road: Costumed Reveler on Venice Dock


(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Love costume shots? Enjoy Italy? If so, this photo is likely one you’ll enjoy.

From David and Rachel LeCoq’s Visit With Us in Italy, 2001

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Photo Credits: TrekHound.Com This post was written some time ago, when this blog was just to keep track of our journeys and see if this online writing thing turned into something we wanted to continue doing.  So please forgive the homespun feel of the piece. Not my most elaborate travel article. For [...]