Sedona, Arizona

Photo: Jason Thompson Founded in 1902, Sedona is located north of Phoenix, and south of Flagstaff and the Grand Canyon on the northern side of Arizona. Headlines ‘They killed our city’: Locals feel helpless as vacation rentals overrun Sedona, Arizona What can you do for free in Sedona? – Roger Taylor Key Links sedonaaz.gov visitsedona.com …

Baltimore Links

Baltimore Flag Links related to Baltimore, Maryland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Baltimore Sun Editorial Board Goes Scorched Earth on Trump: ‘Better to Have a Few Rats Than to Be One’ Baltimore stands up for its city after Trump tweets ‘no human being would want to live there’- CNN How Baltimore Quietly Became the …

Paris Links

Paris Flag Links related to Paris presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.newyorker.com/news/dispatch/the-invisible-city-beneath-paris The invisible city beneath Paris – New Yorker A Three-Day Expedition To Walk Across Paris Entirely Underground https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2017/01/redesigning-the-paris-metro-map https://www.dezeen.com/2016/11/17/m6b2-tower-biodiversity-maison-edouard-francois-plant-covered-housing-block-paris-france http://www.pierrelexcellent.com/2016/10/edouard-francois-tour-de-la-biodiversite-m6b2-a-paris http://parisisinvisible.blogspot.com.au/2016/05/the-sporting-star-who-fell-to-earth.html http://www.creativeboom.com/photography/neglected-utopia-photographer-explores-the-forgotten-modernist-estates-of-paris 13 months: how long it will take Paris to recover – Telegraph http://www.france24.com/en/20150926-paris-car-free-sunday-pollution-hidalgo-september-27 http://soundlandscapes.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/soundwalking-in-paris-with-antonella-radicchi http://soundlandscapes.wordpress.com/2014/04/27/rue-vavin-a-soundwalk http://maptia.com/mikeachim/stories/how-to-panic-your-way-across-paris http://www.theatlanticcities.com/neighborhoods/2014/02/paris-mayoral-candidate-has-big-plans-citys-old-metro-stations/8324 http://www.gourmandemom.com/twelve/2013/06/the-dinner-party-technology-cookeningcom-innovation-technology-and-the-sharing-economy-in-france.html http://www.huffingtonpost.com/pamela-poole/my-little-paris-startup_b_1691412.html http://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20120605-the-great-outdoors-in-urban-paris …

Sitka, Alaska

Photo: Jasperado, “The Prospector” by Alonzo Victor Lewis Sitka is located on Baranof Island in Alaska. After the defeat of the local Tlingit Indian Tribe in 1804, Russia founded the town of New Archangel and named it the capital of Russian America. It remained so until Alaska was purchased by the United States in 1867. …

Kuala Lumpur

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Batu Caves Features Culinary Tours and Cooking Classes in Kuala Lumpur Recommended Listening Boom cities of Asia – Competition to achieve global city status has had a profound effect on many booming Asian cities including Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Shanghai. But how resilient are these cities to …

Auckland = Tamaki Makaurau

Photo: Tatters, Ginko Tree Auckland is awesome. Located on the North Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau) is home to about 1.6 million. The country’s largest city has one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. Indigenous Connections Tamaki Makaurau, the original Māori name for …

Seattle is Dying

Documentary artwork Recommended Viewing: Seattle is Dying KOMO’s Eric Johnson explores solutions to the drug and homelessness problem is having in “Seattle is Dying.” Key Links KOMO News Special: Seattle is Dying There But For the Grace of God… Demon at the Door @komonews Planeta.com Seattle Seattle Links Homeless

Denver, Colorado

Photo: USFWS Mountain Prairie, Bison Herd Denver is the capital and most populous municipality of Colorado. The city is located is in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. Google Map Reference If it is 4pm in Denver, what …

San Francisco

Photo: Nan Palmero, Sunset Questions What would locals like visitors to know about San Francisco? Quotes San Francisco has only one drawback — ’tis hard to leave. – Rudyard Kipling Time Current local time in San Francisco Headlines https://www.thenation.com/article/san-francisco-school-mural http://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Best-parks-for-Bay-Area-camping-in-a-great-11021457.php http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/opinion/sunday/what-san-francisco-says-about-america.html https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/07/12/why-are-there-ships-buried-under-san-francisco They Don’t Make San Francisco’s Playgrounds Like They Used To What to eat …

Paris

Photo: The Climate Group Paris is the capital city of France. Geography Paris is located on the Seine River. Cultural World The city hosts numerous iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe among its many attractions, along with world famous institutions such as the Louvre and …