Wellington

Photo: Stuart Baird In the Māori language Wellington is known as Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara (Wikipedia). Another Māori name for Wellington is Pōneke. Located in the center of New Zealand at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington is New Zealand’s ‘Can Do’ capital and the country’s second largest city. Wellington’s downtown is only two kilometers …

Las Vegas

Skyline Las Vegas is the most populous city in the state of Nevada and hosted more than 41 million visitors in 2016. Nearly 2.1 million of Nevada’s 2.8 million residents live in Clark County, which covers the Las Vegas metro area. And we mention these people – locals and visitors – because they (we) are …

Cities

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Cities need human voices to articulate stories about sustainable practices and responsible travel. There are countless good actions taking place around the globe and we would like to hear what’s taking place. Planeta.com spotlights cities around the globe. Our guides and wiki pages are far from perfect, so suggestions are always …

#rtcities

#rtcities = Responsible Travel in Cities Embedded Tweets Next Monday and Tuesday: Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit https://t.co/9ispa4IV4Z #nvbikeped #rtcities#simasbicicletas @nevadadot pic.twitter.com/kG4X4gPar0 — planetanews (@planetanews) November 7, 2017 For friends in #MexicoCity – April 29 is the National Day of Botanical Gardens https://t.co/10iaCLCstc #rtcities #wildmexico #iy2017 @JBUNAM pic.twitter.com/Ow74O2GFO1 — Ron Mader (@ronmader) April 28, 2017 …

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 …

London

Photo: Thames Barrier Park Questions What would locals like visitors to know about London? Qué les gustaría a la gente local que los visitantes saber de London? Wiki London Planeta.com England RSA Responsible Tourism Day

City Parks on the Social Web

Photo: City of Calgary, Olympic Plaza In 2017 Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are our favorites? The nominations open now if you’d like to comment. What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to …

Reno

Photo: Tom, Reno Arch Reno sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. Embedded Tweets The iconic Reno arch is getting a facelift. Want a say in its new look? https://t.co/j2iuDDyKZA — Anjeanette Damon (@AnjeanetteDamon) November …

Helsinki

Photo: Visit Finland Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. Embedded Tweets Still, the greatest tourism poster ever made pic.twitter.com/t5qsWPMyur — Scott Kerr (@scott_kerr) November 4, 2017   Wiki Helsinki Planeta.com Finland

Launceston

Photo Launceston is a city in the north of Tasmania, Australia at the junction of the North Esk and South Esk rivers where they become the Tamar River (Kanamaluka). Exploring the Kanamaluka Planeta.com Australia Tasmania Cradle Mountain