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Welcome to the December 2, 2010 edition of the Carnival of Cities, where we tour the world in a single blog post.  We were supposed to publish yesterday but ran into some technical glitches; thanks for your patience. Thanks as well to the host of the previous edition on Byteful Travel, […]

Carnival of Cities for 2 December 2010


Welcome to the September 22, 2010 edition of the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, where we tour the world in a single blog post. Thanks very much to the host for the previous edition, Let’s Do Something Different, and we look forward to the next host, Netherlands-based Guido with Absolutely […]

Carnival of Cities for 22 September 2010




Every week or so until we run out of states, I’ll be posting about family-friendly vacation ideas, attractions and events in each one of the US states plus the territories, taking input mostly from Twitter and Facebook. Yes, I know how to search for travel ideas on a destination or […]

Family travel in Missouri: the 50 state series


We took a long hiatus while I worked on my social media for tourism startup, but every week or so until we run out of states, I’ll be posting about family-friendly vacation ideas, attractions and events in each one of the US states plus the territories, taking input mostly from […]

Family travel in Montana: the 50 state series


Welcome to this edition of the Carnival of Cities, where we tour the world in a single blog post.  Thanks very much to The Vacation Gals for hosting the last edition; the next one is on the Perceptive Travel Blog on June 30. If you’d like to host on your […]

Carnival of Cities for 16 June 2010




If you’ve dismissed hostels as exclusively for the single, young, party-hearty sort, you may wish to reconsider. Some hostels have private rooms for families, rather than the dorm-style accommodations that singles use, and you sure can’t beat the price. I’m going to start poking my head into hostels when I […]

Is a hostel any place for a family? Sometimes, it ...


I’m thrilled to report that Sean Keener, the CEO of BootsnAll (the travel network that hosts this blog) and his wife just welcomed their new son Kai into the world. Here’s his announcement tweet about it, which of course made me bawl. They’ll probably be thinking about taking at least […]

How to take your first road trip with a newborn ...