Vegas Faves

Photo: Bike Share is Golden Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have some faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace Neon Museum Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains RTC Bikeshare Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas …

Urban Ecotourism Declaration

Poster From the archives Participants in the first International Urban Ecotourism Conference (2004) respect Urban Ecotourism as an ongoing opportunity to conserve biological and social diversity, create new jobs and improve the quality of life. We issue the following declaration: Recognizing urban centers as cradles of civilization, socio-political progress, examples of co-existence between diverse cultures …

Henderson State of the City 2019

Henderson, Nevada – State of the City Henderson’s top five strategic priorities are unveiled at the Mayor’s State of the City address: Community Safety, Economic Vitality, Livable Communities, High Performing Public Service, and Quality Education. Key Links http://www.cityofhenderson.com http://www.cityofhenderson.com/state-of-the-city/livestream Embedded Tweets Henderson's top five strategic priorities are unveiled at the Mayor’s State of the City …

Auckland Links

Auckland Coat of Arms Links related to Auckland, New Zealand presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Zip line Eden Park’s newest addition and a thrilling ride Aucklanders, what do you want from your city? Auckland is a biodiversity paradise Volcanic cones regain Māori names 36 Hours in Auckland, New Zealand Auckland starts shaping aerotropolis Twitter …

Auckland

Photo: Tatters Ginko Tree Auckland is awesome. Located on New Zealand’s North Island, the city is home to about 1.6 million, making Auckland the country’s largest city 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 Māori name for Auckland, can …

Mexico City

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Consume Local Mexico City is one of the oldest cities in the Americas. The Distrito Federal (Mexico City, also known as ‘DF’ and ‘CDMX’) (elevation: 2,240 meters or 7,350 feet) is the political hub of Mexico. The city is surprisingly green thanks to numerous city parks, including the Alameda, Chapultepec, Viveros and …

Louisville

Photo: Belgravia Court Spotlight on Louisville, Kentucky Elsewhere on the Web http://www.louisville.com http://www.loukymetro.org http://www.gotolouisville.com Courier-Journal.com http://www.courier-journal.com – – https://twitter.com/courierjournal Louisville International Airport http://www.louintlairport.com pic.twitter.com/UlRyh2lWaH — FlyLouisville (SDF) (@FlyLouisville) January 16, 2019 Louisville Metro Bicycle & Pedestrian Information http://www.loukymetro.org/Department/Pl … ikeped.asp Galt Hotel http://www.galthouse.com Slugger Museum http://www.sluggermuseum.org Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft http://www.kentuckyarts.org Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisville …

Saltillo

Photo: Comisión Mexicana de Filmaciones, Saltillo The state capital of Coahuila, Saltillo (elevation: 1,600 meters) has preserved more of the hallmarks of its colonial past. Natural World El Cerro del Pueblo overlooks the city. Due to its higher elevation, the city is much cooler and drier than nearby Monterrey. Desert Museum The Chihuahuan Desert takes …

Helsinki

Photo: Visit Finland Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Helsinki? Headlines The city with no homeless on its streets – BBC Government hel.fi/helsinki/en Elsewhere on the Web myhelsinki.fi/en helsinki365.com 2018 – walkingsf Embedded Tweets Still, the greatest tourism poster ever made pic.twitter.com/t5qsWPMyur — …

Oslo

Photo: Tore Bustad, Winter Oslo is the capital city of Norway and has a population of 658,390. The city is surrounded by the Marka Forest, a nationally protected area, and the Oslo Fjord, both connected by a number of waterways. Oslo’s approach to conserving its natural areas and restoring its waterway network is just one …