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 …

#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? – …

Chennai

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Loyola Chennai, also known as Madras (the official name until 1996), is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, it is the biggest cultural, economic and educational center of south India. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about …

Perth

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema, Perth, Australia Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the fourth largest city in Australia with an enviable standard of living. Natural World The Swan River estuary flows through the city. The long sweep of beach at Matilda Bay is popular for family picnics. Adjacent to the Swan River, about 1.5 …

Playful City USA

Elsewhere on the Web Playful City USA – kaboom.org/cities/playful_city_usa – is a recognition program honoring cities and towns that ensure that kids in their communities, particularly kids from low-income families, get the balanced and active play they need to thrive. 2018 announcement The organizers have decided to take a break from Playful City USA to …

Guadalajara

Photo Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco is the country’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of Latin America’s wealthiest urban centers and an attractive place to host events, including the Pan American Games and the annual book fair! Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the …

Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Inauguració Pl. Mossen Cortinas A cosmopolitan home to 1.5 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. Natural World Barcelona is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s Mediterranean coast on a plateau bordered by the Colllserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besòs rivers. Parc Natural de …

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. 2019 Beto O’Rourke will lead a counter-march at the same time as Trump’s El Paso rally. Watch live. – Texas Tribune As Trump arrives for rally, El Pasoans say history shows …

Adelaide

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Cityscape Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia and located north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the Adelaide Plains between the Gulf St Vincent and the low-lying Mount Lofty Ranges which surround the city. Tandanya is the Kaurna (pronounced Garn-na) Aboriginal name for the Adelaide city area and was for many thousands of years, …