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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




(This is a guest post by tourism expert, Mom and all-around great gal Sarah Page. Part One of  her kids in Colorado series is here.) Estes Park/Rocky Mountain National Park If you love the mountains, then Rocky Mountain National Park is the place for you.  I’ve traveled a fair amount, […]

Best family fun vacation ideas for Colorado, Part Two


(This is a guest post by tourism expert, Mom and all-around great gal Sarah Page. She rocks communications for the Colorado River Trail and is the sort of friend who responds cheerfully to my “Hey, write guest post for me?” right after her relaxing vacation.  Part Two of this series […]

Best family fun vacation ideas for Colorado, Part One


This is the flamingo area at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park in Citrus County, Florida (south of Tampa.) It’s a wonderful place for the kids to see West Indian manatees year-round. Nope, no oil spill problems there as of this writing, so check it out!

Photo of the Week: Florida flamingo gathering at Homosassa



For tips and insights into Hawaii with keiki (kids) you can look at the visitor’s website for Hawaii, but also consider some kamaaina local bloggers who live right there in the islands with their families. We met many of them during the So Much More Hawaii bloggers tour, when they served […]

For Oahu and Maui travel tips, say Aloha to local ...



It only happens every other August. It’s happening in August 2010. It fills the center of the magnificent Grand Place with the most gorgeous, colorful carpet of painstakingly arranged real flowers. You can read more about it on the Brussels flower carpet website. There are fun things for kids to […]

Don’t miss the Carpet of Flowers in Brussels



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