Barcelona Links

Barcelona Flag What would locals like others know about Barcelona? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlineshttp://www.totemtourism.com/this-weeks-news-and-views/barcelonas-new-mayor-to-curb-unsustainable-tourismhttp://thebreathingforest.com/guide-to-barcelonaThe Battle of Barcelona: Pissed Off Residents Vs Drunk, Naked Tourists – @SamShepEdwardshttp://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/an-architectural-tour-of-the-sagrada-familia/6361664Naked Italians Spark Protestshttp://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/02/16-maps-that-explain-barcelona/385117http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2014/04/tourism-ruining-barcelona/8918http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/travel/travel_to_eat/cooking-schools-and-markets-in-barcelona-spain.shtmlVecinos de lugares turísticos narran cómo les afecta vivir rodeados de turistas en verano CineIndifest, el Festival de Cinema Indígena de Barcelonaindifest.org …

Greymouth = Māwhera

Photo: Ron Mader, Greymouth New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Located at the mouth of the Grey River, Greymouth (Māori: Māwhera) is the largest town on the West Coast of the South Island. Google Maps For the slow adventures, Greymouth is a hub for unusual, rural adventures. Options include stargazing, fly-fishing, biking and hiking. To the north …

Austin

Photo: European Space Agency, Covered in Snow Austin is the capital of Texas. Population in the city limits approximately 950,000, over 2 million in the metro area; currently 11th largest city in the USA Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/vm5kCiRhVuzqNkSd7 University of Texas at AustinThe University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of art. ParksLady …

Favorite People and Places in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Museum Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have a few faves, mostly family-friendly and inspired: RTC Bikeshare Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace Neon Museum Old Fort Museum Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains Great Buns Bakery Tomato …

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Photo: Melina Young, Unsung Founders Memorial Spotlight on Chapel Hill Google Maps Questions What would locals like others know about Chapel Hill? University of North CarolinaThe Unsung Founders Memorial at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a memorial located in McCorkle Place, one of the University’s quads.https://docsouth.unc.edu/commland/monument/45https://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2017/09/the-unsung-founders-and-their-memorial-deserve-betterWikipedia Southern SeasonsSince its creation in …

Las Vegas Links

Las Vegas Flag What would locals like others know about Las Vegas? Presenting some relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘We live in a desert. We have to act like it’: Las Vegas faces reality of drought – Oliver Milman/Guardian @olliemilmanLas Vegas is set to come out of Covid-19 better than ever – CNNLas …

Saarbrücken

Photo: Wolfgang Staudt The state capital of Saarbrücken is the regional center of the Saarland and is situated at the heart of the Saar-Lor-Lux region. Governmentsaarbruecken.de/en Elsewhere on the WebTings-to-do-in-Saarbrucken – FacebookB.A. International Tourism Management – HTW Saarbrücken University of Applied Sciences WikipediaSaarbrückenLouis_Th%C3%A9odore_Gouvy Planeta.com

Las Vegas Strip

Photo: Resorts World (May 2021) Publisher’s note: This page explores what is usually Las Vegas Boulevard’s busiest corridor, the Las Vegas Strip. We are taking a new look at the recently-reopened iconic destination. COVID19 continues. Looking for masked visitors. New in 2021: Resorts World. Also, re-opening: Pinball Hall of Fame. EssayThe Las Vegas Strip continues …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Freemont East Publisher’s note: Viva las aventuras lentas (slow adventures) and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming, and entertaining. Check out personal faves, updated with readers’ and neighbors’ feedback. Las Vegas is one of the most storied cities in the world. A hospitality giant, it boasts a century …

New York City

Photo: New York City Department of Transportation, Brooklyn Bridge Bike Lane New York is the most populous city in the United States. Some history. The word “Manhattan” has been translated as “island of many hills” from the Lenape language Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/JoAWwgUHGKoELMsH8 City Parkspeoplemakeparks.org Photos Embedded Tweets WikipediaRoosevelt IslandLong Island City Features Planeta.com