Edinburgh

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Street Scene Edinburgh is famous for festivals: Hogmanay, Fringe, and more. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/MNaMzxFCpmBh5gsF8 Elsewhere on the Webmedia.ed.ac.uk Current TimeEdinburgh Headlines10-best-jokes-from-the-edinburgh-fringescottish-capital-bids-to-catch-up Elsewhere on the Webprinces-street.comBAA Edinburgh The National Museum of Scotland is situated in Chambers Street, in Edinburgh’s Old Town, a few minutes walk from the Royal Mile. Chambers Street links George IV …

Canberra

Photo: ArchivesACT, Bogong Moth Sculpture Canberra (CAN-ber-ra) is the capital of Australia and the 150 kilometers from the coast, the country’s largest inland city. The name Canberra is derived from the Aboriginal word ‘Kamberra’ which means ‘meeting place.’ The city has a population of 325,000. Canberrans live in a city of broad streets, green parks …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Skyline Publisher’s note: Viva los 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 of unprecedented and …

Cities

Photo: Mexico City’s Templo Mayor 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 …

Cleveland, Ohio

Photo: Parker B Lewis Building Cleveland is located in northeastern Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well …

Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Dalí A cosmopolitan home to 1.5 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/kV4kZefA8HfVmvZX7 Natural World Barcelona is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s Mediterranean coast on a plateau bordered by the Colllserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besòs rivers. Parc Natural de …

Houston

Photo: Pinke, Skyline Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/Caxgh2VoaDXsYvXy7 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Houston? History Houston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated …

Omaha, Nebraska

Photo: Ron Reiring Omaha is located on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/xLJGgGux8UVKH4WX7 Key Links visitomaha.com cityofomaha.org TripAdvisor Museums The Durham Museum @TheDurhamMuseum, 801 South 10th Street , is dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of the United States’ western region. …

Dublin = Baile Átha Cliath

Photo: Damian Synnott, Connacht/Munster lineout Dublin (Baile Átha Cliath) is the capital and most populous city of Ireland and is located in the province of Leinster near the midpoint of Ireland’s east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/MFGL8ia8WTp81zY69 Features Dublin Flowers Bloomsday Planeta.com Dublin Links Ireland Ireland Links Cities

Johannesburg

Photo: Flow Communications, Highway Johannesburg — also known as Jozi, Jo’burg or Egoli — is the most populated city in South Africa. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/4B2B6YJWExKDp4WL6 Photos Planeta.com Johannesburg Links South Africa Cities