St Louis, Missouri

Photo: Old Courthouse St. Louis is a major port in the state of Missouri, built along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which marks Missouri’s border with Illinois. Headlines For Post-Dispatch Carriers, a Shrinking Print Edition Makes a Hard Job Even Harder Cheap Travel in St. Louis – Tim Leffel How a Sewer Will …

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 …

Moscow

Photo: josef stuefer Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area. Moscow is one of Russia’s three federal cities. Natural World The Moscow River, which is part of the Volga River system, passes the city of Moscow along …

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 = Krung Thep

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.” Headlines Bangkok’s Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover to clean up backpacker ghetto 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 …

Ottawa

Photo: John Talbot, Bicycle-friendly city Ottawa is the capital of Canada, and the fourth largest city in the country. The city stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario. Twitter @IndigenousWalks @IDI_Ottawa @ctvottawa @JanesWalkOtt @JaimeJiggs @ottawa_detours @Lansdowne_Park @cathmckenna @OttawaArtG @EcologyOttawa Headlines Canadian Capital Adventures In Ottawa Facebook …

2019 Heart of the City

Poster Montreal – Park People’s Heart of the City Conference takes place June 12-14. Heart of the City is hosted by Park People (@Park_People ) an independent charity that supports and mobilizes people to help them activate the power of parks to improve quality of life in cities across Canada. Keynote speaker Jerome Dupras is both bassist …

Cities Links

Photo: Vegas/Paris Links about cities presented in somewhat random fashion: Fearless Cities http://fearlesscities.com https://www.opendemocracy.net/fearlesscities https://www.flickr.com/photos/barcelona_cat/32405613018 Quiz https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/dec/19/quiz-city-historic-map Headlines The art of noticing: five ways to experience a city differently Four principles for the future of city streets – Medium https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/transformers-cities-connecting-local-governments-with-citizens-and-their-cities/2017/11/14/596ef9ee-c956-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_video.html https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/03/which-worlds-most-biodiverse-city-extreme-cities https://theconversation.com/go-native-why-we-need-wildlife-allotments-to-bring-species-back-to-the-burbs-69631 http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/06/14/how-can-we-engage-residents-to-conserve-urban-biodiversity-talk-to-them http://www.accorhotels-group.com/en/news/urban-ecotourism-greening-cities.html http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/04/nature-urban-national-parks http://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/how-can-cities-meet-the-needs-of-locals-and-tourists http://safecities.economist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/EIU_Safe_Cities_Index_2015_white_paper-1.pdf (PDF) The 10 worst city tourism videos The …

Charlotte, North Carolina

Photo Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina and the county seat of Mecklenburg County. Murals 15 of Charlotte’s newest murals and the meanings behind them Twitter @CLTgov Elsewhere on the Web http://charlottenc.gov – @CLTgov http://www.fox46charlotte.com – https://www.facebook.com/fox46charlotte – @FOX46News http://www.charlotteobserver.com https://livestream.uncc.edu https://weather.com/weather/hourbyhour/l/USNC0121:1:US http://www.renaissancepatisserie.com/ https://www.facebook.com/RenaissancePatisserie/ @FinePatisserie https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g49022-Charlotte_North_Carolina-Vacations.html https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g49022-Activities-Charlotte_North_Carolina.html http://www.ziocharlotte.com/ Wikipedia Charlotte …