Johannesburg

Photo: Flow Communications, Highway Johannesburg — also known as Jozi, Jo’burg or Egoli — is the most populated city in South Africa. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/4B2B6YJWExKDp4WL6 Photos Planeta.com Johannesburg Links South Africa Cities

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Skyline Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Las Vegas is one of the most storied cities in the world. A hospitality giant, it boasts a century of unprecedented and …

Boston

Photo: Boston Public Library, Tunnel Construction 1930 Spotlight on Boston Google Maps goo.gl/maps/qsFEB5Vh8TddJgT76 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Boston? Planeta.com Boston Links Massachusetts Massachusetts Links Cities

San Antonio, Texas

Robert West Quote Spotlight on San Antonio, Texas Google Maps goo.gl/maps/sD29Nk1PXzLVmqSU8 Quotes We are all members of one community and we have a common goal … improving the economic and social conditions of our city and making it a more desirable place in which to live. = Todos somos miembros de una comunidad y tenemos …

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Wikipedia: Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin …

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 …

City Parks Design

Photo: Heritage Park As fans of city parks around the world, we are also curious as to their life cycles – from design to management to potential redesign and renovation. Questions Who designed your favorite city parks? Does the park host or announce continuing meetings with the community? Planeta.com City Parks City Parks Links

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Paiutes in Henderson The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Seven Magic Mountains Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains is a large-scale site-specific public art installation within the Ivanpah Valley adjacent to Sheep Mountain …

Edinburgh

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Street Scene Edinburgh is famous for festivals: Hogmanay, Fringe, and more. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/MNaMzxFCpmBh5gsF8 Elsewhere on the Web media.ed.ac.uk Current Time Edinburgh Headlines 10-best-jokes-from-the-edinburgh-fringe scottish-capital-bids-to-catch-up Elsewhere on the Web princes-street.com BAA Edinburgh The National Museum of Scotland is situated in Chambers Street, in Edinburgh’s Old Town, a few minutes walk from the …

Cartagena

Photo: Museo del Oro Zenú A vibrant city on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, Cartagena is a UNESCO World Heritage located southwest of the Sierra Santa Marta, a biodiversity hotspot. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/sMNV4eR99jy7hoDJA Embedded Tweets Participa en nuestro conversatorio para una Cartagena Sostenible hoy a las 3:00 PM. Inscríbete https://t.co/eXpimXxvbt pic.twitter.com/Vsd9GMz6EL — AmCham Cartagena (@amchamcartagena) May …