Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Dalí 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 Collserola Parc Natural …

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 …

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 …

Dublin

Photo: Damian Synnott, Connacht/Munster lineout Dublin is the capital and most populous city of Ireland and is located in the province of Leinster near the midpoint of Ireland’s east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Facebook Dublin Event Guide Twitter @poloconghaile @Nicola_Brady @MiriamDonohoe @campbellsuz @sustourismire @We_AreIslanders @ecoireland @DublinEcolo @catherinemack @homeofguinness @AbbeyTheatre @DublinAirport https://twitter.com/FreshCuts_ …

Puebla City

Photo: Russ Bowling, Puebla Puebla City (Ciudad de Puebla) (elevation: 2,160 meters or 7,085 feet) is the capital of the state of Puebla and the fourth largest city in Mexico. Puebla is a modern city with rich history and beauty. The city is justly famous for its colonial architecture, gastronomy, and folk art. History Founded …

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. 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. Planeta.com El Paso Links Texas Texas …

Memphis, Tennessee

Postcard Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee and the 25th-largest city in the United States in terms of population. Mississippi River The Memphis Riverfront stretches along the Mississippi River from the Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park in the north, to the T. O. Fuller State Park in the south. The River Walk is a park …

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 …

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Wayfinding Launch New York is the most populous city in the United States. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from the Lenape language City Parks peoplemakeparks.org Photos Embedded Tweets Beginning today, New York City’s museums and attractions are yours to explore …