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A Parade of Adventurous Family Bloggers!

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It is all about Adventures. Family Adventures that is. That the theme for our featured bloggers for this week. Who does not like fun? With Thanksgiving  and the Ski seasons are fast approaching, these bloggers can be your guide for an amazing family winter fun.

Field Trips with Sue – Inexpensive Outings with Kids in Atlanta

If you live in Atlanta, you lucky to have Sue. This blog is an amazing resource of what is going on in Atlanta area. Sue keeps an unwavering eye for things to do that either free or cost very little. She updates the site quite frequently. Obviously I am impressed. In fact I asked Sue if she has any plans to move to Seattle, so that I can find new ideas for what to do:). Yeah, yeah … selfish me. Anyway, there is no plans and I am going to keep my new-starbucks-every-weekend habit. So check out what’s on this week in Atlanta: Toddler Thursday’s Fun for EveryoneKids Day at the Thrashers This Sunday

You can find more of Field Trips with Sue featured posts on her raveable profile.

Wandering Off – Adventures Big & Small

Every time I visit the Wandering Off blog, I get this sense of peace. I am not sure why, it could be the design of the blog which is really well done, or the amazing pictures which captures the scenery in San Antonio among other places. Well, Kudos to Sarah for such a nice blog. In this blog, Sarah shares her family trips and adventures around Texas and beyond.  Here, check out couple of very nice posts for family things to do in San Antonio: Just the Zoo of UsSaturday in the Park

You can find more of Wandering Off featured posts on her raveable profile.

OC Mom Activity Guide – Adventures in Orange County

Are you planning a family trip to CA? If so, you should take a look at these fun and adventurous things to do from Katie, the author of this quite informative blog. As a San Diego fan, I could not miss out on reading Katie posts on Sand Diego Wild Animal ParkSea World, so really good tips on how to plan your day-long park trip.

You can find more of OC Mom featured posts on her raveable profile.

NY City Mama – Adventures of a NYC Mama

From the city that never sleeps comes this fabulous family blogger. Carol, the author, is quite an accomplished writer and blogger as you quickly notice from her writing style. I love how the blog is organized. You can quickly find posts on NY parks, museums, hotels … etc. Check out Carol post on Prospect Park Zoo in Brooklyn, or Staten Island Ferry Ride. There are tons of goodies in this blog for you to enjoy and Carol is planning to share more with Raveable visitors, YAY!

You can find more of NY City Mama featured posts on her raveable profile.

FindandGoSeek – Kid Friendly Fun in Vermont

This is a fun blog written by the editorial directory of Fun & Go Seek website. The mission is to help families with ideas for things to do in and around Vermont. There are tons of goodies in this blog and it is quite active. I am looking forward for future posts to feature on reveable. For starters, check out this post about Shelburne Museum. Since skiing season is upon us, make sure to read these tips on skiing with kids in Vermont.

You can find more of Find & Go Seek featured posts on her raveable profile.

Welcome to our new Family Bloggers. We are very happy to have you in our growing family:)

Raveable is all about capturing the hard to find travel stories, reviews and recommendations from all over the web and bring it to the front of the eyes of travelers everywhere. Learn more about YouRave program and how to become one.

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November 19, 2009 at 5:55 pm

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Adventures Await! Travel in History with Raveable Bloggers

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Don’t you just love history channel? Personally, I am pretty much addicted to all things history. At Raveable, we are so fortunate to feature a couple of very knowledgeable history travel gurus. They blog about history as they travel to historic places. Through their writing I realized that Travel + History are powerful mix. So forget history channel, live history as you go and get inspiration from our Raveable bloggers:

Historical Travel – A tour guide to historical sites in the Mid-Atlantic states

Just a quick glance at Historical Travel and you will reliaze the amount of effort that Doug, the author, has put in building the content of this blog. He visited all the places he writes about. In each post, Doug gives a very good historical

b8background of the historic attraction he is visiting, plus many illustrations through a great photography. I’ve to confess that i read quite a bit of his work and just cannot get enough:) – Thanks Doug!

Here is a couple of my recommended reads: Chesapeake Bay Maritime MuseumThe B&O Railroad Museum

See also Historical Travel Profile on Raveable.

The Lewis and Clark Trail
– Road Trip Planner for Historic Trail

Road trips can be the perfect scenario for exploring historic attractions. This site (it is not really a blog) shows you the route Lewis & Clark had taken in their expedition in 1804. If you up for some road tripping with a touch of history, use the trip planner to find the route along with quite a few attractions on the way.

See also The Lewis and Clark Trail Profile on Raveabe.

My Adventures in History
– “History teaches everything, including the future” – Lamartine b33

What drives me to reading blogs is the passion of the author. Rebecca, the author of My Adventures in History blog, is really really passionate about history and travel. It shows clearly in her work. Take this post, for example, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum; here is another great post about The Confederate White House. Don’t miss the author list of top ten best posts.

See also My Adventures in History Profile on Raveable.

There a lot of hidden gems in these few history travel blogs. I’ve great appreciation to the wonderful work done by these folks. Please keep doing your amazing work.

Raveable is all about capturing the hard to find travel stories, reviews and recommendations from all over the web and bring it to the front of the eyes of travelers everywhere. Learn more about YouRave program and how to become one

Written by Rafik

November 10, 2009 at 4:05 pm

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YouRave Roundup: Viva Mommy Bloggers

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Every time I talk with couples about travel, I hear this: “We used to travel a lot before we have kids”. Sounds familiar?! I bet you have your own share of this kid on answer yourself. Having Kids is a convenient excuse to go nowhere. Not so fast, our new bloggers that we are excited to have in raveable family are the exception to the rule. Not only they love travel with little kids, they did it with babies and even infants.  What I like the most about mommy bloggers is their desire to evangelize, encourage and help others do the same thing! Way to go mommy bloggers:

Delicious Baby – Making Travel with Kids Fun

b28A rather popular resource for traveling with kids. I had the pleasure to meeting with Debbie, the author, in person here in Seattle. She is so passionate about encouraging families to travel with little ones. On top of that, she also help other mommy bloggers gain some publicity and increased traffic with her weekly travel links.

If you are planning on traveling overseas with kids, make sure to check DB guides before you go. Pay a visit to these guides and you will know why I am saying that:   Paris, France with Kids GuideRome, Italy with Kids Guide.

See also Delicious Baby Profile on raveable.

Have Baby Will Travel – Helping you get away with your baby!

b30You gonna love this blog, especially if you are travel to international destinations. This blog is part of a larger site with the same name that Corinne, the author, is building to be a one-stop shop for traveling families.  I really love how easy it is to navigate to different blog entry; by my favorite part is the family travel articles section. Highly recommended.

Corinne is going to Florida very soon and she is going to share all here trip stories with the raveable community which I am very excited about. Let’s wish here a great trip!

See also Have Baby Will Travel Profile on raveable.

Have Kid Will Travel – Adventures with Kids

b31We all know kids loves adventures. They can get those through TV or you can read this blog, get inspired and live the adventures with your kids. Jody named her blog to reflect her writing style which makes you want to go, try new things and enjoy with the family. Here detailed posts are just a joy to read, check this one out:  The Boston Freedom Trail, Boston, Massachusetts

Jody also shared a lot of tips and deals with her readers. It is about time to bookmark this blog, you can thank me later.

See also Have Kid Will Travel Profile on raveable.

Keeps Me Smiling – For Families on the Go!

b32“What a great name” that was my impression when I first saw Keeps Me Smiling blog. The name alone infuses a sense of joy that can sneak on you in a good way and change your mood. Travel should be a source of joy for the whole family. Lorraine, the co-founder of MyBusyKit.com and the author of this blog, shares a lot of her personal family trips, stories and recommendations. Her post about sailing beyond the Golden Gate is so fascinating.

See also Keeps Me Smiling Profile on raveable.

Welcome to our new Mommy Bloggers. You are all Raveable!

Raveable is all about capturing the hard to find travel stories, reviews and recommendations from all over the web and bring it to the front of the eyes of travelers everywhere. Learn more about YouRave program and how to become one.

Written by Rafik

November 2, 2009 at 10:21 pm

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