Quito, Ecuador

Photo: City Park Ecuador – Quito is one of the few cities to experience four seasons almost every day of the year. Its high altitude and sunny disposition make it a spirited place to live and visit. Hashtags: #QuitoGrandeOtraVez According to the historian Juan Paz y Miño, Quito comes from the Indigenous word quitu, which …

Fort Wayne

Photo: Northeast Indiana, Skyline Fort Wayne is a riverine city in northeast Indiana. The state’s second largest city, Fort Wayne was built at the confluence of three rivers: the Saint Joseph River, Saint Marys River and Maumee River. Some history. In 1794 the ‘fort’ in Fort Wayne was built near the Indigenous Miami village of …

Madrid

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Bulevar de la Naturaleza Madrid is the capital of Spain. What would locals like visitors to know about the city? Google Maps goo.gl/maps 2019 Climate COP 25 Natural world Madrid is located on the Manzanares River. Madrid has a number of city parks, including Parque del Buen Retiro located downtown and near …

Mexico City

Photo: Pablo Leautaud, Consume Local Mexico City (Ciudad de México) is one of the oldest cities in the Americas. Also beloved as the Distrito Federal, DF, and CDMX, the metropolus has an elevation of 2,240 meters or 7,350 feet). This is the political hub of Mexico. Cultural and historic landmarks are concentrated here. Natural World …

Helsinki, Finland

Photo: Visit Finland Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Helsinki? Headlines The city with no homeless on its streets – BBC ‘It’s a miracle’: Helsinki’s radical solution to homelessness Government hel.fi/helsinki/en Elsewhere on the Web myhelsinki.fi/en helsinki365.com 2018 – walkingsf Embedded Tweets Still, …

Guadalajara, Jalisco

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Sunset Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco, and is Mexico’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of wealthiest urban centers in Latin America. Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the soul of the nation. Guadalajara is home to mariachis and the charro tradition, …

London

Photo: Thames Barrier Park London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. Parks London has many beautiful city parks including the Kew Botanical Gardens. Cultural World Iconic landmarks include the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and the London Eye. Markets Farmers markets are becoming …