Cusco, Perú

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Calles The city of Cusco, Perú (altitude: 3,400 meters) is modern, Indigenous, and proud of its roots. Google Maps Background Cusco is located near the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley) of the Andes mountain range. Cusco was the capital of the Inca empire and as such it houses countless archaeological monuments. It was …

Vienna

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Nighttime Editor’s note: Kudos to Marcus Bauer for many links and suggestions first made on our wiki. Vienna is the federal capital and largest city of Austria. Elsewhere on the Webhttps://www.wien.gv.athttps://www.wien.gv.at/english/https://www.wien.gv.at/wiki/index.phphttps://www.wien.info/en Restaurant MaderMarkgraf – Rüdigerstraße 12Visit the Stammtischhttp://www.restaurantmader.comhttps://www.facebook.com/Restaurant-Mader-128565677178362 Monument to the composer Johann Strauss II in Vienna’s City Park (Stadtpark) on flickr …

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Wikipedia: Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin …

Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau) Links

Auckland Coat of Arms What would locals like others know about Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHow Auckland museum is unpacking centuries of colonial legacy and indigenising itselfZip line Eden Park’s newest addition and a thrilling rideAucklanders, what do you want from your city?Auckland is a biodiversity paradiseVolcanic cones …

Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada)

Photo: Walk in the Park Among our favorite city parks: Cornerstone Park in Henderson, Nevada Cornerstone1600 Wigwam Pkwy (Wigwam Parkway and Stephanie Street)One of Nevada’s premiere city parks, Cornerstone has a 31-acre lake (not for swimming) and is connected to two trails: the Pittman Wash and Union Pacific Railroad trails. Among the amenities: plaza area, …

Auckland Bikes

Auckland, New Zealand Announcing the new Waterview Shared Path which connects communities from Waterview to Mt Roskill with a network of cycleways to destinations all over the city. The Waterview Shared Path also joins the popular Northwestern Cycleway which will take you directly into the city, along Te Ara I Whiti, the Lightpath, and down to Auckland’s waterfront. Or …

Yuma, Arizona

Photo: Chris Sansenbach, Tressle Over the Colorado River Spotlight on Yuma, Arizona, a borderlands city (across from Sonora’s San Luis Río Colorado) Yuma contains the historical Yuma Territorial Prison, the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park (formerly known as the Yuma Crossing Historic Park), and a historic downtown area. QuestionsWhat would locals like others know …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike One of our Vegas Faves, the BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Linksrtcbikeshare.bcycle.comAccountMapPricingBike [email protected] Questions What would locals …