Being the fanatic that I am...of all things "gondola", "Venice", and to many of my friends "Italian", I regularly receive e-mails with things someone thinks I might appreciate.
This one actually came from my wife who happens to be a travel agent.
Here's a nice article on the Budget Travel website called
"5 Beautiful Reasons to Love Venice".
One other aspect of the Gondola Blog, of course, is photography.
In the above-linked article we get some thoughts and perspectives on Venice from folks who make their living with a camera.