Welcome to the first Carnival of Cities for 2010. Last time, the carnival was hosted by Caitlin over at Roaming Tales. This edition sports a wide range of topics from a lot of cool bloggers, many which are taking part for the first time and it's a real bumper volume today. Seeing as I live in London, I'm kicking this off with European cities.
Cities in Europe
Jenn finds a novel way to explore Stockholm, by climbing around on the roofs of some historic buildings in the Old Town section. Marilyn Terrell for Jenn Blatty presents Stockholm's Rooftop Tours - Intelligent Travel Blog posted at Intelligent Travel Blog.
Cities in the Americas
Skier presents A Weekend in Aspen: What Makes Skiing So Great? posted at Ski Snowboarder. If you want to get your ski vacation in this winter, better hurry up though as the season will come to a close in a couple of short months.
Here's a 2009 Top Ten list of interesting things to do in Washington, DC. Jon Rochetti presents Top Ten Washington, DC Highlights for 2009 posted at The PlanetEye Traveler.
June Tree presents Borrow, Barter, Buy Used: Espousing The Frugal Lifestyle posted at The Digerati Life.
A list of 15 family-friendly places to add to your San Antonio itinerary, including both well-known and off-beat activities. Sarah V. presents 15 Kid-Friendly Activities in San Antonio posted at Wandering Off.
Dominique King presents Art Institute of Chicago expansion makes "second city" museum the nation's second largest - Midwest Guest posted at Midwest Guest. Dominique says: Architect Renzo Piano envisioned Griffin Court in the Art Institute of Chicago's new modern wing as an extension of the neighboring Millennium Park. Did he succeed in making that a reality? Is this addition worth the multi-million-dollar investment it cost?
Cities in Asia
Arun tells Intelligent Travel readers what's great about Bangalore, in the I Heart My City series. Marilyn Terrell for Arun Bhat presents I Heart My City: Arun's Bangalore - Intelligent Travel Blog posted at Intelligent Travel Blog.
About the carnival
Please note, the Carnival of Cities is a blog carnival for posts about any single city (or good-size town). I have excluded posts that are about general travel and I have also limited blogs to one post per carnival. The Carnival of Cities is hosted by different blogs but its permanent home is with its founder Sheila Scarborough at Family Travel Guide. If you want to take part in the next issue, see the carnival home page and submit your post on the submission page. The next carnival is on January 27 over at The Silent I.
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