El Paso, Texas

Photo: Jasperado, Chamizal El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, located in the far western corner of Texas. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/bjaxvQ9Nzmwj7G1e9 History El Paso was incorporated as a city in 1873. The city’s real growth started with the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1881. Nearby Guadalupe Mountains …

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 …

Washington, DC

Photo: Web Workshop Washington, D.C., or the District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. The city was specifically designed for the federal government and is not part of any state. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/Au96y87to61DCT799 City Parks Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected …

Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala City)

Photo: Fernando Reyes Palencia Spotlight on Ciudad de Guatemala (Guatemala City) Google Maps goo.gl/maps/2NnYEHJXCiEJjQBr7 Government muniguate.com Facebook @muniguate Presidency http://www.presidencia.gob.gt La Aurora International Airport http://dgac.gob.gt Wikipedia Photos Wikipedia Guatemala City Planeta.com Antigua, Guatemala Guatemala

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo: Walk in the Park Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park in Henderson, Nevada Cornerstone 1600 Wigwam Pkwy (Wigwam Parkway and Stephanie Street) One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, Cornerstone has a 31-acre lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the amenities: …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park Keep Las Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism and conscious travel, one of the must visit places in Las Vegas is Clark County Wetlands Park just beyond the Sam Boyd Stadium. Key Links clarkcountynv.gov Facebook @CCWetlandsPark @ClarkCountyNV lvwash.org – Facebook Google Maps goo.gl/maps/seNaDkr6n6y7Bmi8A The Clark County Wetlands Park …

Beijing

Photo: Mark, Pegrum, Bird’s Nest Spotlight on Beijing (北京市), China Google Maps goo.gl/maps/VCcGKa3wubXsH75o9 Time Current time in Beijing Birding birdingbeijing.com – @BirdingBeijing Flickr Beijing Community Planeta.com China China Links Asia Cities

Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

Buzzwords This gem of the Ice Age is brighter than ever in the Mojave Desert on the northern fringe of Las Vegas. Officially on my Places to Visit. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/Qtv7bqvnQsh8B26AA Key Facts The monument is 35 square miles and stretches along US Highway 95 north of Aliante and Centennial Hills to Creech Air Force Base. …

Brussels, Belgium

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. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/osKUh4KU7rKx9kuz5 Languages Brussels Region is officially bilingual: French and Dutch. Unofficially, English is the lingua franca of nationals of the various countries …

Los Angeles

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/ujeCRdse3jH5Tjo78 Apps ShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning Photos Nearby Parks Joshua Tree National Park Planeta.com Los Angeles Links UCLA Dodgers California Cities