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Published On: Sat, Sep 15th, 2012

Where In The World is NYCityMama?

Ever have to say goodbye to a friend and felt conflicted? you know… sad to see them go but happy to see that they are “going places”. That kind of describes how I felt the other day when one of my feeds in Flipboard (on my Samsung Galaxy 3) disappeared and was replaced by a new feed… with a new name and a new direction.
My friend, Carol A. Cain, one of the most prolific bloggers I know, posted a video letting me (and her fanbase) know that the blog we loved (NYCityMama) that chronicled her families NYC lifestyle and travel adventures has evolved and has rebranded. The new blog… Girl Gone Travelis a product of what Carol described as her Blog “growing up”.I want to congratulate Carol and her family on embracing the natural evolution of the blog… and being an example of what a successful blogging looks like. I have said this before, but Carol has been an incredible source of inspiration for me personally since we met a few years back at the 1st LATISM Conference.Now that my twins have left for college, I think I have just become part of one Girl Gone Travel‘s new demographic… those people ready to see the world now that their kids are older. I am anxious to see what new adventures await the Cain family. I am especially interested in the good eats and wine section as well as the romantic getaway sections. In addition, I always tune in to Carol’s insight about the business of blogging, so I was very excited to see that she dedicated a section to blogging & branding.
I will miss the old site but I am so happy that Carol has started writing a new chapter in her blogging history… I look forward to her and her families new adventures.
If this is your first time hearing about Carol A. Cain, here is her bio… connect with her, get to know her.

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Carol Cain left a career in public relations to better enjoy life with her three boys and husband. In the process she managed to incorporate her love for travel into the mix and now lives to share her adventures with others. Carol is the publisher of the award-winning travel site NYCityMama in 2008, a catalog of her adventures in and around NYC, with and without kids in tow. Almost 4 years later, Girl Gone Travel is the “grown up” version of her original site, where she continues to share her travel adventures far beyond The Big Apple, though you can always expect to read about her beloved city here too.

Her passion for travel is often contagious having earned her awards and recognition from her peers and others in the media and travel industry. She has shared her travel tips and stories both online and in print outlets such as American Airline’s Black Atlas, Matador Network, New York Family Magazine, Good Housekeeping and Lifetime Moms, just to name a few.

Carol has a BA in Communications from Queens College, NY and an MBA in International Relations. She is bilingual, with a fluency in Spanish.

NBC named Carol one of NYC’s The 20 most influential people to follow on Twitter and Residence Inn by Marriott awarded her the Resident Mom of The Year Award 2012 for her work in inspiring other mothers to take on travel. Babble.com named NYCityMama.com one of the Top 100 Mom Blogs of 2011 and the site was nominated by Nickelodeon as the Best NYC Blog.

 From the bottom of my heart… Suerte hermana!

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  • Ahhhhh! This made me tear up hermano! Gracias mil veces. You have always been such a great supporter and friend and ad inspiring voice in our community as well. Good luck in this new chapter of your life as well hermanito! I hope to get you out there to enjoy it to the fullest. And? That picture of us is my absolute favorite of all time! xoxox BESOTES!

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    Love you to pieces!!!!

    Next time give us a heads up when you rebrand…. me asustastes!

Where In The World is NYCityMama?