Henderson, Nevada

Photo: City Hall Arrow 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, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural World Among our favorite city parks in the world: Cornerstone, …

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. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/jiYkkoftY9ejQw3c8 Headlines https://qz.com/1645298/photos-what-hong-kongs-protesters-want-now/ hong-kong-drone-movie-footage-mariana-bisti-high-rise-buildings Rugby Sevens hksevens.com Wikipedia Hong Kong Planeta.com Hong Kong Links China Cities

Brisbane

Photo: Museum Brisbane or ‘Brizzie’ is the capital and most populous city of Queensland. With a population of nearly 2 million, this is the third largest city in Australia. Brisbane has a humid subtropical climate. FYI – Brisbane has more species of plants, animals, and insects than any other capital city in Australia. Google Maps …

Albuquerque = Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Diné: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil) is New Mexico’s most populous city and is located at the base of the Sandia Mountains along the banks of the Rio Grande. Google Maps Favorite Places Frontier Restaurant, an Albuquerque tradition located across from the University of New Mexico, serving great breakfasts, burritos, burgers, roasted …

World Urban Forum 2020

Poster The next World Urban Forum takes place in Abu Dhabi, UAE February 7-13, 2020 Key Links wuf.unhabitat.org Facebook Flickr YouTube @UNHABITAT Spotlight on tradition and modernity Urban culture and climate action Background The World Urban Forum (WUF) was established in 2001 by the United Nations to address one of the most pressing issues facing …

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. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/XVeLhtS68XAH9EzbA 2020 February 7-March 1 – Perth Festival acknowledges the Noongar people who remain the spiritual and cultural birdiyangara of this kwobidak boodjar. perthfestival.com.au – @perthfest perth-festival-review-week-of-indigenous-art-theatre-culture/11967498 Natural …

Auckland = Tamaki Makaurau

Photo: Tatters, Ginko Tree Auckland is awesome. Located on the North Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau) is home to about 1.6 million. The country’s largest city has one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. Indigenous Connections Tamaki Makaurau, the original Māori name for …

Mexico City Zócalo

Photo: Northeast Corner Mexico City boasts one of the most storied plazas in the world. The Zócalo is the place to go to visit the Templo Mayor, National Palace and National Cathedral and is the heart of the Centro Historico, Mexico City and the nation itself. The Zócalo is bounded on the north by Cinco …

Nairobi

Photo: Francisco Anzola, Ambassadeur Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to “cold water.” Main street: Kenyatta Avenue! Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7AukawSVHJiMQTBA6 In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered …

Prague

Photo: Nan Palmero, Gulliver Zepplin at Submarine Cables at Dox Museum Prague Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/CGctVPUxXZfyaAM98 Headlines ‘I’m a stranger in my own city’: Prague takes on Airbnb to dam flood of tourists – Guardian Railway Praha hlavní nádraží Videos Photos Planeta.com Czech Republic Europe …