Welcome 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.

After taking a break for a few months, it’s nice to be back! We normally publish every other week; the next edition will be hosted on the Perceptive Travel blog.

If you would like to host a future Carnival edition on your blog, please contact me as the Carnival organizer:  Sheila “at” sheilascarborough “dot” com. You do need to register on the carnival administration website (it’s easy and free) to submit to this or any blog carnival.

Here’s more info and background about the Carnival of Cities blog carnival, and now….

Off we go!

Cities in the Middle East

Azraq, Jordan   Anwar Y goes deep Into the Eastern Desert – Part 2 posted at Beyond My Front Door.

Cities in Africa

Abuja, Nigeria   ebele explains Intercultural West African love: Ghana comes to Nigeria for Pelumi posted at Street-side convos, saying, “An intercultural traditional wedding in the capital city of Nigeria – Abuja. Pictures included :)”

Cities in the Americas

Portland, Oregon, USA   Andy Hayes went out Exploring the Urban Wine Scene in Portland, Oregon posted at Plum Deluxe, saying, “There’s more to Portland than Portlandia.”

Saranac Lake, New York, USA   Kim Rielly takes a Slow paddle to Oseetah posted at Saranac Lake: Adirondacks’ Coolest Place.

Reno, Nevada, USA   Leslee Haralson investigates the Reno River Walk District posted at Ready for AdventuresReady for Adventures, saying, “One of Reno’s best offerings to visitors is the River Walk District in Downtown Reno. Part of the Truckee River was converted to a water park a few years ago; this section of the city sees a lot of action during the hot summer months.”

Mineola, Texas, USA   Tui Snider visits Mineola, Texas: A Delightful North Texas Getaway in Easy Reach of Dallas & Fort Worth posted at Tui Snider’s Unexpected Texas, Travel, Photos & Reviews, saying, “With its red brick streets lined with historic buildings, quirky Mom and Pop businesses (such as a restaurant in a hardware store), farmers market, street corner musicians and renovated train depot, Mineola makes a fun weekend getaway in east Texas.”

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada   Day Trip Dreamer spends An Evening on Granville Island posted at Day Trip Dreamer.

New York, New York, USA   Big Apple Secrets has the dish on One57 – the tallest condo in Western Hemisphere posted at Big Apple Secrets.

Kewanee, Illinois, USA  Cathy announces that Kewanee IL Named Finalist in Rand McNally Best of the Road posted at Visit Henry County, saying, “So nice to get national attention for this cool community in Illinois!”

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA   Jacqulyn Richey presents Whats Happening in October in Las Vegas posted at Las Vegas Real Estate News, saying, “Great events happening in Las Vegas—-there is more to the city than just gaming!”

Cities in Asia

Tokyo, Japan  I have a few recommendations – 8, to be exact – here in 8 Things To Do On Your First Trip to Tokyo posted at the Perceptive Travel blog.  

Mysore, India   Meghana presents Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary posted at Around The World, saying, “One of best bird sanctuary in the southern part of India. Rangantitu forms integral part of our Mysore city trip itinerary. Best time to visit this sanctuary is from February to October when the migratory birds are available in plenty.”

Cities in Europe

London, England   Adam Groffman presents Notting Hill Carnival: Bringing Caribbean Food To London posted at Eating London Tours, saying, “Photos and details about the annual Notting Hill Carnival – a great place to find ethnic and international London foods (and fun!)”

That concludes this edition, and thanks very much for visiting and supporting the Carnival.

Please submit your (ONE, non-spammy, recent) blog post – once you’ve registered – to the next edition of the Carnival of Cities using our carnival submission form.  Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.

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