Phoenix

Photo: Alan English, Skyline Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in the state of Arizona. With 1,615,017 people (as of 2016), Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. Museums …

Cape Town Links

Photo: Cape Town Station Links related to Cape Town, South Africa presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Will Cape Town be the first city to run out of water? The tale of two slums in South Africa as residents seek to upgrade lives – @thisisplace 5 must-have mobile apps for Cape Town Escape to the …

Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Vegas Faves Three Square Las Vegas Locally Vital Vegas Amazon.com Base Camp Las Vegas Rock Vegas Vegas-Los Angeles Traffic Alternative routes from Las Vegas to LA to avoid backups on I-15 – Review Journal @mickakers Elsewhere https://www.snoreracing.net Deer Springs District http://www.cityofnorthlasvegas.com/departments/ldcs/deer_springs_district.php Video …

Kiruna

Photo: Arild, 2017 Kiruna (Northern Sámi: Giron, Finnish: Kiiruna) is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in the province of Lapland. News Kuriren.nu Elsewhere on the Web Why Sweden is relocating an entire town – BBC Marknadsdags: “Här i Jukkasjärvi siktar vi högt” (Market Day: “Here in Jukkasjarvi We aim high”) Stunning memory park for …

Nairobi

Photo: Francisco Anzola, Ambassadeur Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to “cold water.” Main street: Kenyatta Avenue! Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city. In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike 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. Downtown Las Vegas joined the bike share club on October 1, 2016. We are big, big fans of the RTC Bike Share – https://rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Links …

Greymouth

Photo: Ron Mader, Greymouth New Zealand – Located at the mouth of the Grey River, Greymouth (Māori: Māwhera) is the largest town on the West Coast of the South Island. For the slow adventures, Greymouth is a hub for unusual, rural adventures. Options include stargazing, fly-fishing, biking and hiking. To the north are the famous …

Nuuk

Photo Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland. It is the seat of government and the country’s largest cultural and economic centre. The major cities closest to the capital are Iqaluit and St. John’s in Canada and Reykjavík in Iceland. Nuuk Greenland Airport http://www.mit.gl/dagens-flyvninger/lufthavne/nuuk/ Embedded Tweets What it looks like landing at the …

Brussels

Photo: Toerisme Vlaanderen Brussels is the capital and largest city of Belgium and de facto the capital of the European Union (EU). It has more than 40 square meters of green spaces per resident, making it the greenest capital in Europe. But it is more than parks and the Foret de Soignes that the city embraces. It is committed to …

Townsville

Townsville is located on the northeast coast in the state of Queensland. It is Australia’s largest tropical city. 2019 Flood Townsville 2019 Natural World Surrounded by tropical rainforests and the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Townsville is a cosmopolitan city in the dry tropics. It has a population of 170,000. Castle Hill is a …