City Tripping #98

I am not the kind of person who buys their Christmas presents in August (although I’m happy to eat mince pies at any time of year). But with only a month to go, I think it’s time to start feeling festive – give me White Christmas over Black Friday any day.

A shot of Anchorage in Alask with ice in front and snowy mountains behind - the City Tripping travel linky is back for week #98 and I'm starting to feel Christmassy

So this weekend, we headed down to Hampton Court Palace to skate on the ice rink there (falls: one) with carols playing and lights sparkling. I’ve even been dreaming a little about my fantasy winter house which would surely come with plenty of snow.

It all seems a long way from the heat of Oman, when only a month ago we were exploring some of the country’s historic forts including the ancient capital of Nizwa. And happily I’ve got some winter sunshine to sustain me too, with a solo trip to the Gambia coming up! In the meantime, here are Wandermum‘s favourites from last week…

California Globetrotter – The beguiling charm of Gdansk, Poland

Ladies What Travel Central Park – An oasis in NYC

Baby Loves Travel – Going to the beach in London

Travelynn Family – Jaipur with kids: Top five things to do

Do link up your own favourite city travel posts this week. The rules are below – please do join in with the comments and don’t forget the #citytripping tag if you can. Here’s how the City Tripping linky works…

What is the City Tripping travel linky?

Welcome to the City Tripping linky which I co-host with the fabulous Wander Mum. City Tripping is the place to come and link up your city-related travel posts. We want to find out the best of things to do and see in the city, any city in the world, whether you are travelling as a family, a couple or with friends or it’s your home turf.

It could be a day out, a review of an attraction, long weekend or sharing your best insider info and hidden gems – as long as it is city-related travel.

How to join in the travel linky fun

  • Link up one post – old or new. Please only link each post once.
  • Please add the City Tripping badge to the bottom of the post or link back to either or – the badge code is below
  • Posts must be about your travel experiences in a city – any city, from reviews of days out to longer breaks
  • Please share the linky love and comment on the host’s linked posts and at least two others which take your fancy, using #citytripping so everyone knows where you’re visiting from
  • Tweet us your links @wander_mum or @mummytravels along with the #citytripping hashtag and we will retweet to our followers
  • We’ll be sharing your posts elsewhere on social media – we’d love it if you wanted to follow us there too: Wander Mum (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest) and MummyTravels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest)
  • The City Tripping linky will go live every Tuesday morning until 23.55pm on Thursday and will alternate between Wander Mum and myself. We’ll be sharing our favourites every week too.

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