Carnival of Cities for 23 March 2011

Welcome to the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single post, via submissions from a variety of different blogs, all about any aspect of one, single city (or fair-sized town.)

Thanks to Best Family Travel Advice for hosting the previous edition, and we look forward to the next one on April 6, hosted by Travel with Teens and Tweens.

If you would like to host a future Carnival edition on your blog (May 18 and June 1 are still open) please contact me at Sheila “at” sheilascarborough “dot” com. Thanks!

Off we go….

Cities in the Americas

Savannah, Georgia, USA Kerry Dexter presents World comes to Savannah: Savannah Music Festival posted at Perceptive Travel Blog, saying, “17 days of concerts at the Savannah music festival reflect the city’s heritage as a musical crossroads.”

Cleveland, Ohio, USA Joe Vargo presents Ethnic Eats in Cleveland posted at DiscoveringOhio.  [a tourism blog; yay!]

Purcellville, Virginia, USA Jeremy Harvey presents A Wall at Sunset Hills Vineyard posted at VisitLoudounBlog.com, saying, “Thanks for considering using my post. Keep up the great work Sheila. I love reading your blog! Cheers.”   [a tourism blog; yay! And thanks, Jeremy.]

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Lindsay Dianne presents West Coast Awakening and Granville Island Market posted at The Urban Momtographer, saying, “Granville Island Public Market, Vancouver, BC, Canada.”

Brasilia, Brazil Carolyne Hall presents Brasilia, Brasil: Uma cidade moderna posted at Lady on a Roof, saying, “My trip to Brasilia, Brazil. :)”

Seattle, Washington, USA Abi King presents Street Art In Seattle | The Best Cultural Travel & Adventure posted at Inside the Travel Lab, saying, “A funky look at Seattle’s less well-known street art.”

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Kayla presents Whitehern Historic House Highlights posted at Adventures in Heritage, saying, “Review of going to a local historical museum in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.”

Atlanta, Georgia, USA Nichole presents Four fun places in Atlanta to visit with your kids posted at Butterscotch Sundae.

Tampa, Florida, USA Nicole presents The Bricks of Ybor in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida posted at Arrows Sent Forth, saying, “The Bricks of Ybor is a great choice for dining with kids while visiting Tampa.”

Portland, Oregon, USA Byteful Travel presents Adventures of a Failed Hitchhike, Craigslist Success, & Portland’s Welcoming Rainbow posted at Byteful Travel, saying, “Portland! What a city! So creative, so historic, and so wonderfully weird. I was very excited to continue my truly epic West Coast Journey by returning to Portland before I headed further south. Now, I could either give you the “director’s cut” of the story, or I could share some of the gory details with you, like the bit about how my first attempt to get out of Seattle didn’t work… at all. I’m going to do the latter here; because I want to emphasize the importance of having a Plan B and being flexible. Thankfully though, this story ends in a stunning rainbow!”

Idyllwild, California, USA Gina Stark presents Festive Festivals of Idyllwild! posted at Gitana Blog, saying, “Idyllwild is small town with BIG culture. Home of the Idyllwild Arts Academy, there is no shortage of venues to exhibit and celebrate the plethora of talent here.”

Marshall, California Mikaela Cowles presents Saturday Steals: Seattle to San Francisco ? The Marshall Store posted at Baguette Taste – Wonder Bread Budget, saying, “Saturday Steals is a portion of my blog, Baguette Taste – Wonder Bread Budget. I explore fabulous deals up and down the coast from Seattle to San Francisco and share how I stretch cents into dollars to live the life I want on the budget I have.”

Cities in Europe

Oslo, Norway Anne-Sophie Redisch presents Open-minded Oslo posted at Sophie’s World, saying, “Come to Oslo to experience nature, culture and Vikings. Bring the kids!”

London, United Kingdom Shelly Rivoli presents Tips for visiting London’s Natural History Museum with young children posted at Travels with Baby Tips by Shelly Rivoli, saying, “Dinosaurs, cockroaches, rocks – oh, my! Tips for anyone visiting London’s Natural History Museum with a stroller, toddler, or diaper-clad companion.”

Venice, Italy Andy Hayes presents 4 Reasons Why I Love Venice Even Though It Stinks posted at Sharing Travel Experiences.

London, United Kingdom Tamara presents Last night in London: John Makepeace at Somerset House posted at Travel Blog – Mr & Mrs Smith Boutique & Luxury Hotels, saying, “In London this week – A private view of a show celebrating the 50-year career of a craftsman dubbed the Father of Modern Furniture: John Makepeace (OBE if you don’t mind!”)

Cities in Asia

Bangkok, Thailand Andrea Wren presents How to navigate and survive Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market posted at Travelling Wren, saying, “An article about one of my favourite places in my favourite cities!”

That concludes this Carnival edition, and thank you for visiting.

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3 Responses to Carnival of Cities for 23 March 2011

  1. Andarin says:

    Awesome carnival, as usual.

    Thanks for including the story of my return to Portland and the amazing thing that happened there when I arrived. That rainbow was beautiful! (as you can see in the photo in the article)

  2. Kayla says:

    Great carnival! Thanks for including my post.

    I read all the posts and now I have the urge to pack a bag and take off around the world!
    Kayla´s last [post] ..Friday Heritage Link- Preservation Basics and a Carnival

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