Wellington

Photo: Stuart Baird In the Māori language Wellington is known as Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara (Wikipedia). Another Māori name for Wellington is Pōneke. Located in the center of New Zealand at the southern end of the North Island, Wellington is New Zealand’s ‘Can Do’ capital and the country’s second largest city. Wellington’s downtown is only two kilometers …

Launceston

Feral Arts, Cataract Gorge Launceston is a city in the north of Tasmania, Australia at the junction of the North Esk and South Esk rivers where they become the Tamar River (Kanamaluka). Government https://www.launceston.tas.gov.au https://www.facebook.com/CityOfLauncestonOfficial https://twitter.com/CityLaunceston Elsewhere on the Web TripAdvisor Map Photos Planeta.com Tasmania Australia Cradle Mountain Wildlife Tourism Australia

Boston

Photo: Boston Public Library, Tunnel Construction 1930 Reference If it is 4pm in Boston, what time is it elsewhere? Elsewhere on the Web http://www.thefreedomtrail.org http://www.bu.edu YouTube Boston University Facebook https://www.facebook.com/bostonmassachusetts Flickr Boston public library Twitter @BostonGlobe @RedSox @FutureBoston @BostnIndicators @Hubway @PaulRevereHouse @YourIslandPark @ConsulmexBoston @BPLBoston @OnlyInBOS Museums Our Green Trail Sports Boston Red Sox @RedSox @redsoxbeisbol …

Glasgow

Photo: Lynsey Wells, University Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu) is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the 2017 estimated city population of 621,020. Glasgow is situated on the River Clyde in the country’s West Central Lowlands. People’s Palace is Glasgow’s social history museum and …

City Parks on the Social Web

Photo: City of Calgary, Olympic Plaza Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are our favorites? The nominations open now if you’d like to comment. What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and …

Bangkok

Photo: Nik Cyclist, Before Labor Day Bangkok is the capital city of and largest urban area in Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep, meaning “city of angels.” Features http://www.paperplanesblog.com/bangkok-protests-information http://bangkok.coconuts.co/2013/06/15/first-asia-airbnb-launches-neighborhoods-feature-bangkok http://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2015/05/23/innovative-indian-restaurant-bangkok/gW2N7VMyahH1lmbaUQIOxJ/story.html News http://www.bangkokpost.com Elsewhere on the Web http://www.unescobkk.org http://bk.asia-city.com http://www.littlebang.org http://www.bangkok101.com – http://www.bangkok101.com/category/columns/joesbkk – @bangkok101 Twitter …

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 …

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa or Addis Abeba, “new flower” in Oromo, is the capital city of Ethiopia. Founded in 1886, it is the country’s largest city with a population of more than 3 million. Headlines https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/a-dc-coffee-shops-comfy-counterpart-in-addis-ababa/2016/05/14/e6731fa8-16c6-11e6-aa55-670cabef46e0_story.html Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Addis_Ababa Planeta.com Ethiopia

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Photo: John December, Bike Share Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and is on located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. Recommended Listening https://www.wtmj.com https://twitter.com/620wtmj Government http://city.milwaukee.gov – https://twitter.com/cityofmilwaukee http://city.milwaukee.gov/eco – https://twitter.com/ecoCityMKE http://city.milwaukee.gov/ImageLibrary/Groups/cityGreenTeam/Robert/Graphics/Eco_Brochure_FINAL.pdf Baseball https://www.mlb.com/brewers http://www.espn.com/mlb/team?name=mil&_slug_=milwaukee-brewers https://www.foxsports.com/mlb/milwaukee-brewers-team https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milwaukee_Brewers Buzzword Bingo Gemütlichkeit Bikes https://bublrbikes.org – https://twitter.com/BublrBikes Twitter https://twitter.com/cityofmilwaukee https://twitter.com/ecoCityMKE https://twitter.com/620wtmj Potawatomi Hotel & …

London

Photo: Thames Barrier Park Questions What would locals like visitors to know about London? = Qué les gustaría a la gente local que los visitantes saber de London? Embedded Tweets Shop in Soho with good intentions. #letsfillthistownwithartists #london #soho #artists https://t.co/KqlSQQuCGc pic.twitter.com/tWYQPBHk3E — Colin Bisset (@cdbisset) October 21, 2016 Planeta.com England Protecting Cycle Paths in London …