Carnival of Cities blog carnival logoWelcome 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.)

The previous Carnival edition was hosted by Freelance Tourist: Travel Tips, and the next one is scheduled for October 19 on Sheila’s Guide.

If you would like to host a future Carnival edition on your blog, please contact me at Sheila “at” sheilascarborough “dot” com. Thanks!

Off we go….

Cities in Europe

St. Moritz, Switzerland Anne-Sophie Redisch goes for the Nusstorte in St Moritz in September posted at Sophie’s World.

Cities in Asia

Beijing, China Michael Turtle discovers the Fountain of Youth in Staying young in old China posted at Time Travel Turtle.

Cities in the Americas

Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA Rachel Center surprises me with Welcome to Grand Rapids! posted at Balance and Blueberries, saying, “See highlights of the 2010 ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, MI. 2011 ArtPrize is on display now. Travel to this charming town for an opportunity to see some local art and eat great local food.”

Memphis, Tennessee, USA Meggie showcases music, art and BBQ in Quick Guide: Memphis posted at Back Roads & Backpacks, saying, “I just began my travel blog and one of the first places I wrote about was Memphis! Here’s my most comprehensive post about the city. ”

Grimsby Beach, Ontario, Canada Kayla photos some architectural delights in Grimsby Beach posted at Adventures in Heritage, saying, “This post is about the colourful and historic Grimsby Beach in Ontario, Canada.”

Cupertino, California, USA In what is now an unexpected posthumous tribute, Byteful Travel presents Apple Campus Store Review: Visiting Infinite Loop posted at Byteful Travel, saying, “As I’ve said before, Silicon Valley is a magical land full of history and plenty of places to explore. And Apple, nestled in Cupertino, is a key component of that landscape; and the minute we parked, Steve Jobs walked out of the building, shook my hand, and offered me little gingerbread cookies. Then we rode a hovercar around the campus! And afterwards, all of us got MacBook Airs as parting gifts…. yeah, in my *dreams*.”

Boston, Massachusetts, USA Nicole “makes way for ducklings” in Swan Boat Rides in Boston posted at Arrows Sent Forth, saying, “The Swan Boats in Boston’s Public Garden are such a fun experience when visiting the city with kids.”

Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA Eileen Ludwig floats through Exhilarating WildSide Eco Tours of Thousand Islands Banana River Lagoon Cocoa Beach Florida posted at Freelance Tourist: Travel Tips.

Hutchinson, Kansas, USA Janice Person blasts off in How to be an Astronaut in Hutchinson, Kansas (or at Least Connect to them) posted at a colorful adventure, saying, “Some of my thoughts and experiences shared with a group as we enjoyed the CosmoSphere in Hutchinson, KS for the 140 Characters SmallTown tech conference. What an incredible place tucked away in a small town!”

Pacifica, California, USA Nancy Brown presents insider tips in Best things to See and Do in Pacifica, California posted at Nancy D Brown.

Bend, Oregon, USA Andy Hayes sips (glugs?) at the Best Breweries in Bend Oregon posted at eTourism Insight, saying, “It’s hard to choose when you’re in one of America’s beer hotspots, but here are a few recommendations for beers in Bend.”

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

Please submit your (ONE, non-spammy) blog post to the next edition of the Carnival of Cities using our carnival submission form.

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