Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck 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 moniker, …

San Diego, California

Photo: Geraint Rowland, Surfing left San Diego is located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 kilometers) south of Los Angeles and adjacent to the border with Mexico. Planeta.com San Diego Links California California Links Mexico-USA Borderlands Mexico USA Borderlands Links Cities

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 …

Exploring Las Vegas

City Hall 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 storie/d cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of May 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

San Antonio, Texas

Robert West Quote San Antonio, Texas Current time in San Antonio 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 …

Washington, DC

Photo: Web Workshop Washington, D.C., or the District of Columbia, is the capital of the United States of America. The city was specifically designed for the federal government and is not part of any state. City Parks Officially established in 1965, National Mall and Memorial Parks contains some of the oldest protected park lands in …

Cities

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Cities need human voices to articulate stories about sustainable practices and responsible travel. There are countless good actions taking place around the globe and we would like to hear what’s taking place. Planeta.com spotlights cities around the globe. Our guides are far from perfect, so suggestions are always welcome. We would …

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Photo: Inhabitat, Floating Bubbles Rotterdam is a city in the Netherlands, in South Holland within the Rhine–Meuse–Scheldt river delta at the North Sea. Its history goes back to 1270 when a dam was constructed in the Rotte river by people settled around it for safety. Today the city is Europe’s largest port and has a population …

Bangkok, Thailand

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 …

City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Heritage Doggie Splash Pad Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? 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 explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from …