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Carnival of Cities for 05 Nov 2008

Welcome to this edition of the Carnival of Cities, and thanks for visiting Family Travel.

Let’s get started wandering around the world….

Cities in the Americas

Tucson, Arizona, USA Beth Blair presents Tips For El Tour de Tucson Spectators posted at Traveling Mamas, saying, “This post gives advice for watching a bike race in Tucson, but the tips could be applied for watching any foot race or cycling event in an urban setting.” (Update – somehow this entry was left out when I posted this morning – sorry, Beth!)

Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA The Smarter Wallet presents Best Cheap Eats Around Tulsa, Oklahoma posted at The Smarter Wallet.

Tampa, Florida, USA Pam Mandel presents Fish Wednesday: Fish Hugger Goes to Tampa Edition posted at Nerd’s Eye View, saying, “A tourist who is obsessed with sustainable seafood visits the Florida Aquarium in Tampa.”

New York City, New York, USA I submitted a post entitled The American story is alive at this New York museum (the Lower East Side Tenement Museum) over at the Perceptive Travel Blog.

Boston, Massachusetts, USA Mircea presents Things to do in Boston posted at Travel Guides.

San Francisco, California, USA Lisa Dion presents The Red Victorian Inn, San Francisco (located in Haight-Ashbury) posted at UpTake Lodging Blog.

Sedona, Arizona, USA Matthew Paulson presents Health & Wellness Travel: Sedona Mago Retreat Center posted at The Travel Advocate.

New York City, New York, USA Madeleine Begun Kane pays tribute to NYC pie in Pie-ku Haiku Contest posted at Mad Kane’s Humor Blog.

San Francisco, California, USA Silicon Valley Blogger presents Halloween Will Suck This Year: Foreclosure Maps posted at The Digerati Life, saying, “A little belated, but I thought to bring attention to the foreclosure issues in our neighborhood, the San Francisco Bay Area.”

Cities in Europe

Larnaka, Cyprus Sue presents Doing the Larnaka Walk posted at This is Cyprus

Stockholm, Sweden Hairy Swede presents A Week of Tennis in Stockholm posted at A Swedish American in Sweden, saying, “The annual tennis tournament in Stockholm, Sweden offered more than just tennis.”

Ephesus, Turkey Khan presents Ephesus (near Kusadasi) Turkey posted at European Travel Blog.

Alicante, Spain Andrew Edgington presents Alicante Golf and Beach – The Perfect Holiday Destination posted at Spain Golf Villa Rental Alicante.

London, United Kingdom Jack Norell presents Eating on the cheap in London posted at Eyeflare – Travel Articles and Tips, saying, “If you’re in London, hungry, and without a sizable travel budget, it can be hard to find a decent meal. Fear not, fellow food lovers, there are plenty of options around if you know where to look.”

Catanzaro, Italy Cherrye Moore presents 15 Reasons to Visit Catanzaro Italy posted at My Bella Vita, saying, “The region of Calabria in southern Italy is often overlooked in the Italian travel world. Here are 15 reasons to visit the capital city.”

Cities in Asia

K.Sennampatti, India Madurain presents Ever-lasting memories from K.Sennampatti – A beautiful village still a village! posted at Madurai Blog – The Temple City, saying, “This is an interesting village, hidden in the interior of south India, that has changed with time.”

That concludes this week’s Carnival — the next Carnival of Cities edition will skip a week while I’m in China, then I’ll be hosting it on Wednesday, November 19 on the great travel site UpTake, as a part of their generous China 2.0 Tour sponsorship package for me.

Submit your (one, non-spammy) blog post about any aspect of ONE city to the next edition using our carnival submission form.  Past and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.