Category Archives: travel with dogs

Maltese dog looking for trouble in Corleone Sicily

In Corleone We Left The Guns And Took The Cannoli

We went to visit Corleone, the famous mafia nest in the mountains of Sicilia.

It is known as the birthplace of several Mafia bosses, the real ones (Tommy Gagliano, Jack Dragna, Giuseppe Morello, Michele Navarra, Luciano Leggio, Leoluca Bagarella, Salvatore Riina and Bernando Provenzano) and the fictional ( Vito (Andolini) Corleone). Continue reading

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Maltese dog in a charming Taormina

In Cefalú We Had Espresso With Fire

Cefalu, a fishing little town, is known as the “pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea”, for its rich history, cathedral, churches, and adorable Mediterranean cobbled streets converted into a pedestrian zone.
I warned A.: “We can NOT enter Cefalu by car. We'll have to walk! I'm sorry, I know it's as hot as in hell but Cefalu is a must!”. Continue reading

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Maltese dog on the mesmerizing Amalfi coast

Sicily Loves You Back

I'm in love with Sicily! The food, the people, the landscape, the architecture,… I love everything about them and I'm sorry they have such a bad reputation and less tourism then they deserve. I always feel welcome and secure in Sicily, much more than in many other parts of the world. Continue reading

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Maltese dog visiting Positano

The Amalfi Coast Is A Sight For Sore Eyes

During the 40 km ride along the Amalfi coast, between Cetara and Minori, each one of us gained 5 kilograms, which means: each one of us gained one Gucci.

Good thing they just weight dogs on the airports, because I wouldn't be allowed to enter the cabin and they would put me with oversized luggage and sports equipment in the cargo hold. Continue reading

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Maltese dog on the mesmerizing Amalfi coast

My Dog Became A Celebrity On The Enchanting Amalfi Coast

La Costiera Amalfitana, known as the land of lemons, is a famous tourist destination, one of the most popular and beautiful parts of coastal Italy. The Amalfi Coast stretches for about 40 kilometers from the Bay of Naples all the way to the Salerno Bay and attracts visitors with its immense beauty with the same intensity as from ancient Roman times.

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Maltese dog in pajama, on an early flight in his "invisible dog" bag

On His First Flight My Baby Doggy Met HRH

Gucci caught his first flight when he was two months old. It was also his first contact with the outside world. Everything Gucci does from day one, he does it with glamour, so his first friend had to be … a royal. Read about Gucci’s first flight. Continue reading

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Boston Terrier in her car bed

A Cheat Sheet With Eight Things You Need To Do When Traveling With Your Dog

There are eight things you need to do when traveling with your dogs by plane to provide a safe and happy travel adventure for both you and your dog. Continue reading

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Maltese dog stretching in the car after a long ride

Preparing Your Dog For The Flight

Tips from an experienced dog traveler about flying with a small dog and having him inside the airplane cabin with you. What to do the day before the flight? How to prepare the dog for the flight? What do you have to do on the day of the flight, at the airport? How to pass the security control?
Be prepared, know all the steps you'll have to do at the airport, so you don't walk around the insecure, nervous and scared you'll lose your flight. Continue reading

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Maltese and Boston Terrier at the airport in their bags ready for the flight

Buying The Airplane Ticket And Notifying The Company You’re Traveling With A Pet On Board

You have a small dog that weighs less than eight kilograms and you've heard you could take him on the plane with you?

You would like to finally start to travel with him around the world but you don't know where to start?

Read all the tips and tricks from a highly experienced dog traveler, Gucci. And from his owner, she also knows a few things. Continue reading

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Maltese in Swiss Alps

The Best Dog Bags Are Invisible Dog Bags

You wonder what is the best dog bags for general use and for traveling with your dog?

Dog bags, dog trolley, dog stroller, kangaroo bag,… We tried them all, we have them all, we use them on a regular basis. Let me tell you all the secrets.

I’m proud to say a have a Master’s Degree in dog bags, Harward level of Master, not just any Master. Gucci goes with me wherever I go and if the place is not pet-friendly, it is bag-friendly and what (who) is in my bag is NOT of your concern! Continue reading

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