Dallas

Photo: Steve Rainwater, Big Tex Dallas is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. Airports Love Field – Facebook – @dallaslovefield DFW – @DFWAirport Local Faves Texas Pecan Company Elsewhere on the Web http://dallas.culturemap.com http://www.dallasobserver.com Embedded Tweets I have the best staff, …

Amarillo, Texas

Photo: Mobilus, Cadillacs Wikipedia: Amarillo is the 14th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, and the seat of Potter County. Highway Talk Interstate 40, the city’s major east–west thoroughfare was completed entirely through Amarillo in November 1968 across the center of the city. Previously, U.S. Highway 66 …

Cape Town

Local Guide in Cape Town Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city of Cape Town, South Africa and its suburbs and exurbs. We’d like to explore this further: Cape Town is located on an underground river called Camissa, meaning ‘place of sweet waters.’ In 2018 are reports of …

Houston

Photo: Ken Lund, Old Harris County Courthouse Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. History Houston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, Indigenous, 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 August 2018,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs (Las …

Mexico City Zócalo

Photo: Omar Colonial cities in Mexico were laid out in a grid fashion with a plaza at the center. The word ‘zócalo’ means ‘pedestal’ and usage dates back to a planned monument that was never completed beyond the pedestal. Nevertheless, the word was used not only to describe Mexico City’s plaza but most plazas throughout …

Bangalore

Photo   Wikipedia Bangalore Headlines http://bangaloremirror.indiatimes.com/bangalore/others/Enough-is-enough-Bengalureans-reject-15-year-master-plan/articleshow/56840123.cms? Elsewhere on the Web http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in http://thealternative.in/travel/100-new-ways-to-see-bangalore-contest http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore http://thealternative.in/environment/the-city-of-trees-organizing-the-bangalore-tree-festival http://www.wonobo.com/bangalore http://www.thealternative.in/lifestyle/7-reasons-why-bangalore-is-leading-the-cycling-revolution-in-india Flickr Bangalore Embedded Tweets Street Food Special: Where are you heading for your Iftar feast in Bangalore?http://t.co/nx7nivwH7X pic.twitter.com/06VOVDmub3 — The Alternative (@_thealternative) June 20, 2015 Planeta.com India India Links Cities

Hong Kong

Photo: Ron Reiring, Hong Kong Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Headlines hong-kong-drone-movie-footage-mariana-bisti-high-rise-buildings Rugby Sevens https://hksevens.com Wikipedia Hong Kong Planeta.com Hong Kong Links China Cities

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. We are fans of Chef Flemming’s bake shop, the Thursday Farmers Market …

Cities

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Cities need human voices to articulate stories about sustainable practices and responsible travel. There are countless good actions taking place around the globe and we would like to hear what’s taking place. Planeta.com spotlights cities around the globe. Our guides are far from perfect, so suggestions are always welcome. We would …