carnival-of-cities-logo1Welcome to the February 18, 2009 edition of the Carnival of Cities, where we tour the world in one blog post.

We’re taking a little time away from our “home” blog, the Family Travel Logue, to host the Carnival here on the Perceptive Travel Blog this week. Next week (February 25) please join us on the UpTake Attractions blog.

If you’d like to host this Carnival on your blog any Wednesday in March, please contact me at sheila “at” sheilascarborough “dot” com.

Off we go….

Cities in the Americas

Chicago, Illinois, USA Byteful Travel presents Find Nemo at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium posted at Byteful Blog, saying, “On a Tuesday in August, I visited the most popular cultural attraction in Chicago: John G. Shedd Aquarium, which contains over 25,000 fish and 2,100 species of fish, mammals, birds, snakes, amphibians, and insects. From the dolphin show to the incredible Wild Reef exhibit, the Shedd Aquarium is an experience you won’t forget.”

Tijuana, Mexico Catherine Bardrick presents Tablet Tourism around Tijuana posted at Small Fish in the Big Taco, saying, “Border areas can so often be painful areas to visit because of the collision of two very different systems. Tijuana and its tablet tourism is no exception….”

San Francisco, California, USA CatSynth presents Museum of Broken Relationships posted at CatSynth, saying, “This Valentine’s Day, we at CatSynth visited The Museum of Broken Relationships, which is currently on tour in San Francisco.”

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA Jennifer Miner presents Free or Cheap Things to Do in Las Vegas, Nevada posted at Traveling Mamas.

Tikal, Guatemala Go Green Travel Green presents Hidden Ruins at Tikal National Park, Guatemala posted at Go Green Travel Green.

New York, New York, USA Liz Wright presents A Taste of NYC’s Upper West Side With the Food Poet posted at Travelogged.

San Francisco, California, USA matthew bamberg presents Painted Ladies posted at Digital Traveler.

Cities in the Middle East

Marrakech, Morocco Liz Wright presents Just Back From… Marrakech posted at Travelogged.

Cities in Europe

Berlin, Germany Amanda Kendle presents City tips: Berlin could be my favourite European city posted at Not A Ballerina, saying, “Thanks for the opportunity!”

Paris, France WritingTravel presents Navigo like the natives through the Paris Métro: Navigo Découverte pass a must for bargain-seeking travelers posted at WritingTravel.com.

Cities in Asia

Mathoor, India AdmirableIndia.com presents Trip to Kanyakumari: Chapter 13: Mathoor Hanging Bridge: Part 1 posted at AdmirableIndia.com.

That concludes this edition.

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

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