Atlanta

Photo: Ron Reiring, Atlanta Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with a 2010 population of 420,003. Founded in 1837 Elsewhere on the Web http://atlnature.com Photos Artwork Wiki Atlanta Planeta.com Georgia Cities

Calgary

Photo: Dave Bloggs, Bridge Calgary is located in a region of foothills and high plains, approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of the Canadian Rockies. Calgary is popular place for winter sports with a number of major mountain resorts nearby Palentology lovers will find Dinosaur Provincial Park, a Unesco World Heritage site, two hours east …

Bahrain

Photo: abcdz2000, Flag Bahrain is an archipelago of 33 islands, the largest being Bahrain Island. Saudi Arabia lies to the west and is connected to Bahrain by the King Fahd Causeway. Iran lies 200 km (120 mi) to the north across the Gulf. The peninsula of Qatar is to the southeast across the Gulf of Bahrain. The …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Clark County Wetlands Park Keep Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the football and rugby stadium. The Clark County Wetlands Park is free to enter at all access points. The park is …

Bike Share in Las Vegas #RTCBikeShare

Photo: Ron Mader, Bike Share in Las Vegas The next big thing is happening now in downtown Las Vegas. I’m referring to the growing number of bicycle share programs around the world. Launched October 1, 2016 is the downtown bike share program run by the city — https://rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com — and celebrating its first birthday. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare …

Reykjavík

Photo: Richard Eriksson Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Reykjavík? Local Travel Meet the locals. Public swimming in Reykjavík is some of the world’s best thanks in part to the geothermal baths and beaches. Wiki Reykjavik Planeta.com Iceland Cities

Auckland

Photo: Russell, Street Pohutukawa Trees Auckland is awesome. Located on New Zealand’s North Island, the city is home to about 1.3 million, making Auckland the largest city in New Zealand, with one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. Indigenous Connections Tamaki Makaurau, the original Maori name …

Perth

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema, Perth, Australia Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the fourth largest city in Australia with an enviable standard of living. Natural World The Swan River estuary flows through the city. The long sweep of beach at Matilda Bay is popular for family picnics. Adjacent to the Swan River, about 1.5 …