Calgary

Photo: Dave Bloggs, Bridge Calgary is located in a region of foothills and high plains, approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of the Canadian Rockies. Calgary is popular place for winter sports with a number of major mountain resorts nearby Palentology lovers will find Dinosaur Provincial Park, a Unesco World Heritage site, two hours east …

Winnipeg

Photo: Ben Rodgers, Skyline Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. It is located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Key Links winnipeg.ca parkmaps.winnipeg.ca tourismwinnipeg.com Hockey nhl.com/jets @NHLJets Bell MTS Place is an indoor sports arena and entertainment venue in downtown Winnipeg. The arena is …

Seattle, Washington

Photo: Michael Matti, Waterfront Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. Headlines The Bike Share War Is Shaking Up Seattle Like Nowhere Else – Wired ‘My Generation Is Never Going to Have That’ – Politico Parks Olympic National Park Features Seattle …

Edmonton

Photo: ICRT Canada Located in the heart of the western Canadian prairies, Alberta’s capital city is home to 1.3 million people. Key Links https://www.edmonton.com https://exploreedmonton.com/ Hockey https://www.nhl.com/oilers Photos Planeta.com Alberta Canada Cities

Singapore

Photo: William Cho, Expo MRT The island country of Singapore is separated from Malaysia by the Straits of Johor to its north, and from Indonesia’s Riau Islands by the Singapore Strait to its south. Singapore’s territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Headlines https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44856567 Inside Singapore’s ultra-futuristic inner city gardens – …

Antigua, Guatemala

Photo: Michael Swiggart Antigua, the capital of Guatemala, was founded in the early 16th century. Built 1,500 m above sea-level, in an earthquake-prone region, it was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1773 but its principal monuments are still preserved as ruins. In the space of under three centuries the city, which was built on …

Silver City

Silver City is a town in New Mexico. Elsewhere on the Web Silver City http://www.townofsilvercity.org Silver City MainStreet is an accredited New Mexico MainStreet program committed to working with our community to foster economic development in our historic downtown. We do this through collaboration and promotion of downtown events, improvements to and preservation of our …

Caracas

Photo: Márcio Cabral de Moura, Las Mercedes Santiago de León de Caracas is the largest city of Venezuela. Caracas is located along the Guaire River in the northern part of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa). The valley is close to …

Berlin

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Icons Berlin, Capital of the Federal Republic of Germany, is located at the heart of Europe and also, after EU enlargement in 2004, at the center of the European Community. With about 3,400,000 inhabitants, Berlin is the largest City in Germany. It is 38 kilometers long and 45 kilometers wide and covers an …

New Orleans

Photo: Kent Kanouse, Royal Street New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. Recommended listening LNL in New Orleans Museums Backstreet Cultural Museum Ogden Museum of Southern Art Ogden After Hours on Thursdays from 6-8 Live music at the museum The Historic New Orleans …