Cairo

Photo: Francisco Azola, Buildings Wikipedia: Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة‎) is the capital of Egypt. The city’s metropolitan area is one of the largest in Africa, the largest in the Middle East and the Arab world, and the 15th-largest in the world. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/1wsYTo98N3XPcRJJ6 Headlines Why 2020 is the year to visit Cairo – BBC Elsewhere …

Christchurch

Photo: Ron Mader, Penguins The largest city on the South Island and the second largest city in New Zealand (Aotearoa), Christchurch has a population of about 367,000. It is located in Canterbury. Tautahi means “the place of Tautahi” and was adopted as the general Māori name for Christchurch City in the 1930s. The name is derived from the Ngāi …

Rome

Photo: Arboreus, Pini Romani Rome is the capital of Italy and the country’s largest and most populated city. Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/CyxsHwoLgdzCf2F87 Headlines Romans revolt as tourists turn their noses up at city’s decay – Guardian Markets mercatoditestaccio.it Facebook Museums http://www.keats-shelley-house.org – @Keats_Shelley Elsewhere on the Web metrocspa.it Planeta.com Italy Italy Links Cities Vatican City

Tijuana

Photo: Omar Bárcena, Centro Cultural Just south of San Diego, Tijuana … Google Maps goo.gl/maps/sYTVnQqz9iuUCM1V8 History During the early 1900s the Baja California city grew into a center of nightclubs and cabarets, when U.S. prohibition laws drove Usians in search of nightlife across the border. Cultural World One of the popular places in the city …

Montreal

Photo: Laurie Illan Montreal is the populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada as a whole. Originally called Ville-Marie, or “City of Mary,” it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/zo5A6r7ckyzCcU1JA Questions What would locals like visitors …

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 …

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 …

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 Twitter @helsinkiuni Embedded …