Oakland, California

Photo: Michael Moore, Theatre Oakland is a city on the east side of San Francisco Bay, in California. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/TSiPzTwEcNNY2m5i7 Government oaklandca.gov libby schaaf Athletics oakland.athletics.mlb.com Oakland Athletics – Wikipedia https://tunein.com/radio/As-Cast-s307740 @athleticscast24 Flickr Oakland Museum of California Grand Lake Theater renaissancerialto.com Photos Wikipedia Oakland Nearby San Francisco Planeta.com California California Links Cities

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Skyline Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Las Vegas is one of the most storied cities in the world. A hospitality giant, it boasts a century of unprecedented and …

Hong Kong Links

Hong Kong Flag Links related to Hong Kong presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines How Hong Kong cleaned up its toxic harbour Abandoned Hong Kong Hotels Go Into Survival Mode as Virus Fallout Spreads Hong Kong’s Protest Movement and the Fight for the City’s Soul – New Yorker https://www.politico.com/news/2019/11/24/hong-kong-elections-china-disaffection-073456 https://www.dezeen.com/2017/07/21/video-wending-fanrong-hong-kong-drone-movie-footage-mariana-bisti-high-rise-buildings Closing time How Hong Kong’s …

Huatulco

Photo: Sunset Huatulco is one of Mexico’s newst resorts and is located on the Pacific Coast of Oaxaca. The town has beautiful beaches and bays, many of which are accessible via motorboat (lancha). Huatulco is known for its nine bays, powdery white sand beaches, and surrounding mountains. Adventurous travelers head to the whitewater rapids in …

Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Dalí A cosmopolitan home to 1.5 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/kV4kZefA8HfVmvZX7 Natural World Barcelona is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s Mediterranean coast on a plateau bordered by the Colllserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besòs rivers. Parc Natural de …

Yuma, Arizona

Photo: Chris Sansenbach, Tressle Over the Colorado River Spotlight on Yuma, Arizona, a borderlands city (across from Sonora’s San Luis Río Colorado) Yuma contains the historical Yuma Territorial Prison, the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park (formerly known as the Yuma Crossing Historic Park), and a historic downtown area. Questions What would locals like visitors …

Tulsa

Photo: Becky Mccray, Tulsa Driller Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and is located on the Arkansas River between the Osage Hills and the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7VkozRna6XYFgaHQ6 Headlines With its new Bob Dylan museum, Tulsa makes a play to be the next Nashville Tulsa Race Massacre: …

Cities

Photo: Mexico City’s Templo Mayor 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 are far from perfect, so suggestions are always welcome. We …

Bloomsday

Photo: Joyce Wikipedia: Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, observed annually in Dublin and elsewhere on 16 June, the day his 1922 novel Ulysses takes place in 1904, the date of his first outing with his wife-to-be, Nora Barnacle, and named after its protagonist Leopold Bloom. Embedded …

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: June 2020 Publisher’s note: Organization on this page is a bit random and suggestions are most welcome as we make needed updates. This page explores what is usually Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, the recently-reopened (June 3, 2020) Las Vegas Strip. We are taking a new look at the recently-reopened iconic destination. COVID19 continues. …