Carnival of Cities for 2 November 2011

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 on Sheila’s Guide, and will return there on November 16.

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

London, England Anne-Sophie Redisch reveals Murder and Mayhem in London through the Ages – The Bridges posted at Sophie’s World, saying, “London’s bridges have been silent witnesses to plenty of action during the last millennium. If only they could talk…”

Krakow, Poland Andy Hayes may surprise you with Krakow at Christmas: The World’s White Christmas Capital posted at Travel for Christmas, saying, “Nothing is more charming that this Polish city during the holidays.”

Paris, France Jack Norell brings out the sighs of delight with Bon Appetit! Romantic dining in Paris posted at Eyeflare, saying, “Is there a better city than Paris for fantastic food in a romantic atmosphere?”

London, England Emm hops a train to enjoy Wandering Down Portobello Road posted at Emm in London, saying, “Take a walk down Portobello Road, London on a beautiful, sunny late October afternoon.”

Cities in Australia and New Zealand

Melbourne, Australia David Webb reflects in The Highest Tower posted at Pinky’s Page, saying, “This one is about how buildings in cities relate to our priorities as a civilisation. The discussion centres around my home city of Melbourne, Australia.”

Christchurch, New Zealand Jeff Peters warms the heart with the story of Re:START posted at CentrePoint on Colombo Motel blog, saying, “Blog post about Christchurch NZ’s inner city being reopened after 8 months post-earthquake.”

Cities in the Middle East

Eilat, Israel Elisse Jo Goldstein-Clark leaves West Virginia to visit Eilat, Israel: SeaDooing, Snorkling, & Camel Trekking! posted at We Live In The Country!, saying, “An ongoing series of blog posts on recent travel to Israel.”

Cities in the Americas

Tillamook, Oregon, USA Mary Jo Manzanares makes us all hungry with Cheese & More at Tillamook Cheese Factory posted at Traveling with MJ.

Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA Nicole enjoys Fort Wayne’s Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory posted at Arrows Sent Forth, saying, “The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is a beautiful space to enjoy nature regardless of the weather.”

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Jennifer Miner gives you an update on Waikiki Beach Walk Restaurants and Shops posted at The Vacation Gals, saying, “Waikiki Beach Walk is a lively, fun area of Oahu for a dining/shopping splurge during a vacation in Hawaii.”

San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico Timothy Scott enjoys but regrets A Too-short Stay in San Cristobal de las Casas posted at Luxury Latin America Blog, saying, “Notes and photos from the most popular traveler city in Chiapas, Mexico.”

Concrete, Washington, USA Becky McCray finds one of those hardware stores that carry everything;  The Biggest Store East of Skiyou on Small Biz Survival.

Detroit, Michigan, USA Dominique King finds Detroit’s William G. Milliken State Park and Lighthouse posted at Midwest Guest, saying, “This pretty lighthouse on the Detroit River is a unique urban oasis in Detroit and pays tribute to the many historic lighthouses once dotted the shores of the river.”

Oakland, California, USA Nancy Brown goes to the East Bay in Things to see and do in Oakland, California posted at Nancy D Brown, saying, “Did you know that Tom Hanks grew up in Oakland? Kids love Children’s Fairyland, as did Walt Disney himself. Discover the softer side of Oakland with these insider tips from former resident Nancy D. Brown.”

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA I wrote about an urban renaissance and industrial tourism at the former Bethlehem Steel plant, in Travel Post Friday: Guided by someone who lived it at Sheila’s Guide To The Good Stuff.

Seattle, Washington, USA Mari checks out Columbia City in a Photo Essay of America’s Most Diverse Zip Code posted at eTourism Insight, saying, “98118 has been named America’s most diverse zip code. It’s just one more reason to visit Seattle, Washington.”

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA erin likes a Trip to Milwaukee Art Museum 2 posted at Audiochic, saying, “few things to do for a weekend in Milwaukee”

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

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