City Parks

Photo: Henderson, Cornerstone Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are your favorites? What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and explore the natural world. Parks offer a respite from urban stress. Questions …

Sydney

Photo: Neerav Bhatt, Luminous Light Capital of New South Wales, Sydney is the largest of the eight state capitals and has a population of 4.3 million. Founded in 1788, Sydney is the oldest European settlement in Australia. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/S7dZoF92i7REjuya8 Natural WorldSydney is located on Port Jackson, commonly known as Sydney Harbour. The harbor is dotted …

Guayaquil

Photo: descubriendoelmundo, Descubriendo el mundo Guayaquil is the largest city in Ecuador and is located on the banks of the Guayas River, which flows into the Gulf of Guayaquil on the Pacific Ocean. Google Maps Videos Fernando Icaza Cantón Guayaquil TimeCurrent Time in Guayaquil FlickrGuayaquil [email protected]@[email protected]@Malecon2000Gye FacebookGuayaquil es mi DestinoBosque Cerro Blanco HolidaysOctober 9 Día …

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 …

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to 2017’s Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Key LinksFacebookFoursquareOrigin document Google Maps Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel …

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 …

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 …

Mexico City’s Alameda Park

Photo: Tom Buckley, Policia Charra Publisher’s note – This feature was last updated in the early 2008. Major update soon. Google Maps Visitors are frequently surprised by the greenery in Alameda Park, one of the finest and most storied city parks in the world. Cottonwood trees (alamos) were planted in the late 1500s and these …

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

Photo Monterrey (elevation: 538 meters, 1,765 feet) is Mexico’s third-largest city and the country’s industrial capital. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/eche96tHYECyapDN7 Embedded Tweets Chipinque Parkchipinque.org.mx Cola de Caballomxcity.mx San Pedro Garza Garcíasanpedro.gob.mx – Parques – Mapa – FacebookWikipedia WikipediaMonterreyCerro de la Silla Nearby Planeta.com