Chicago

Photo: Mariano Martel, Tribune Tower The name Chicago is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, translated as “wild onion” or “wild garlic” from the Miami-Illinois language. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/seJFYgGFvzq1BmB68 Photos Planeta.com Chicago Links Illinois Illinois Links Cities

Reykjavík

Photo: Richard Eriksson Spotlight on Reykjavík, Iceland Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Reykjavík? Google Maps goo.gl/maps/vT8fKy5CZHTEXtf99 Local Travel Meet the locals. Public swimming in Reykjavík is some of the world’s best thanks in part to the geothermal baths and beaches. Current Time https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/iceland/reykjavik Facebook https://www.facebook.com/visitreykjavik https://www.facebook.com/places/Things-to-do-in-Reykjavik-Iceland/110398488982884 Twitter @visitreykjavik TripAdvisor Reykjavik_Capital_Region-Vacations Elsewhere …

Montevideo, Uruguay

Photo: Rob Oo, Mural Montevideo is the capital, largest city, and chief port of Uruguay. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/pLAycKVYeBsnq3NK9 Natural World Montevideo is situated on the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata estuary. Photos Wikipedia Montevideo Also see Montevideo, Minnesota Planeta.com Uruguay Uruguay Links South America Cities

Tokyo

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Skyline Tokyo … Google Maps goo.gl/maps/FxnYURs6SJxizDMR6 Headlines The underground cathedral protecting Tokyo from floods – BBC Take one last stroll through Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market before it closes – Quartz Reference Current Local Time Recommended Listening Lost and Found: Tokyo Elsewhere on the Web Sake Tours – @saketours Planeta.com Tokyo Links 2021 …

Reno

Photo: Tom, Reno Arch Reno sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada and its downtown area (along with Sparks) occupies a valley informally known as the Truckee Meadows. Hashtag: #BiggestLittleCity Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Reno? Google Maps goo.gl/maps/KgGmurgDkNErmYVw7 Embedded Tweets It’s happening! Trailer for Season 2 …

Edmonton

Photo: ICRT Canada Located in the heart of the western Canadian prairies, the capital of Alberta is home to 1.3 million people. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/bjdzB814GV3EGDyk7 Key Links edmonton.com exploreedmonton.com Hockey nhl.com/oilers Photos Planeta.com Alberta Alberta Links Canada Cities

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 …

Paris

Photo: The Climate Group Paris is the capital city of France. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/ToUHfLLYVJ4DCFSr9 Geography Paris is located on the Seine River. Cultural World The city hosts numerous iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe among its many attractions, along with world famous institutions such as …

Perth

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema, Perth, Australia Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the fourth largest city in Australia with an enviable standard of living. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/XVeLhtS68XAH9EzbA 2020 February 7-March 1 – Perth Festival acknowledges the Noongar people who remain the spiritual and cultural birdiyangara of this kwobidak boodjar. perthfestival.com.au – @perthfest perth-festival-review-week-of-indigenous-art-theatre-culture/11967498 Natural …