Tokyo

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Skyline Tokyo … Headlines The underground cathedral protecting Tokyo from floods – BBC Take one last stroll through Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market before it closes – Quartz Reference Current Local Time Elsewhere on the Web Sake Tours @saketours Planeta.com Tokyo Japan Japan Links Cities

San Diego

Photo: Geraint Rowland, Surfing left San Diego is located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 kilometers) south of Los Angelesand adjacent to the border with Mexico. Tourism Portals sandiego.org – @visitsandiego Baseball http://sandiego.padres.mlb.com padres.com https://twitter.com/Padres http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/sports/San-Diego-Padres-New-Owners-Petco-Park–167845685.html PETCO Park petcoparkevents.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Diego_Padres Padres de San Diego News sandiegouniontribune.com – @sdut sandiegoreader.com utsandiego.com sdnews.com kpbs.org – @KPBS voiceofsandiego.org https://inewsource.org – https://twitter.com/inewsource Twitter …

Venice

Photo: Roberto Trombetta, 2016 Venice (Venezia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 117 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. These are located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline, between the mouths of …

Las Vegas

Stroller Living Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of March 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag Links about Las Vegas presented in mostly random fashion: Features Vegas Faves Three Square Las Vegas Locally Vital Vegas State of Nevada Las Vegas Twitter Las Vegas News https://planeta.com/vital-parks Headlines Las Vegas bets on Elon Musk’s Boring Company for tunnel project Rail Explorers https://www.railexplorers.net/tours/las-vegas Ecotourism Facebook Instagram @RailExplorersUS David Schwartz https://www.dgschwartz.com https://www.unlv.edu/people/david-schwartz …

#SmartCities

Hashtags Cities are getting smarter. Hashtag: #smartcities Headlines Las Vegas Gambles on a ‘Smart City’ Technology Makeover – CityLab 2018 Readiness Challenge winners reflect on their smart city journeys – Smart Cities Dive – @SmartCitiesDive @BigSurfDon Google plan for data-driven ‘smart city’ sparks privacy, democracy concerns – @antonyjfunnell Recommended Listening Are Smart Cities Dumb? – …

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park 1600 Wigwam Parkway (block from Stephanie Street) One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, the 31-acre Cornerstone Park has a lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the amenities: plaza area, large pavilions, restrooms, lighted basketball …

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. Hashtag: #BiggestLittleCity Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Reno? Embedded Tweets I love the Holidays so I have lowered the …

Mexico City’s Historic Center

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Baños Updating a 20+ year old guide. Corrections and suggestions are welcome. We plan to reveal the new and improved guide in 2019. Where to eat Los Girasoles, Tacuba #8A. Adjacent to the National Art Museum and the Carlos IV statue, this restaurant offers a new take a traditional cuisine. Valet parking …

Los Cabos

Photo: Carlos Villamayor Díaz Located on the southernmost tip of Baja California, Los Cabos is one of Mexico’s most popular seaside resorts. Los Cabos, which means the Capes, includes the picturesque 18th-century mission town of San Jose del Cabo to the northeast, Cabo San Lucas at the southernmost tip of the peninsula where the Sea …