Bangkok = Krung Thep

Photo: Nik Cyclist, Before Labor Day Bangkok is the capital city of and largest urban area in Thailand. It is known in Thai as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep, meaning “city of angels.” Headlineshttps://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1874084/the-early-bird-has-made-his-last-flightBangkok’s Khao San Road is getting a US$1.6 million makeover to clean up backpacker ghettohttp://www.paperplanesblog.com/bangkok-protests-informationhttp://bangkok.coconuts.co/2013/06/15/first-asia-airbnb-launches-neighborhoods-feature-bangkokhttp://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/travel/2015/05/23/innovative-indian-restaurant-bangkok/gW2N7VMyahH1lmbaUQIOxJ/story.html Newsbangkokpost.com Elsewhere on the …

Wetlands Park in Las Vegas

Photo: Clark County Wetlands Park Here is a place I dearly love to take friends – a quiet park on the eastern outskirts of town, heading toward the Colorado River and Lake Mead: Clark County Wetlands Park Wetlands, in the Mojave Desert. Critical flyway. Keep Las Vegas Weir’d! For fans of quiet and urban ecotourism …

Charlotte, North Carolina

Photo Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina and the county seat of Mecklenburg County. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/dSCWgN1x3wqNkEMT8 Murals15 of Charlotte’s newest murals and the meanings behind them TrailsRail Trail [email protected] Elsewhere on the Webcharlottenc.gov – @CLTgovhttp://www.fox46charlotte.com – https://www.facebook.com/fox46charlotte – @FOX46Newscharlotteobserver.comhttps://livestream.uncc.eduhttps://weather.com/weather/hourbyhour/l/USNC0121:1:[email protected]://www.ziocharlotte.com/ WikipediaCharlotte Planeta.com

Nairobi

Photo: Francisco Anzola, Ambassadeur Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to “cold water.” Main street: Kenyatta Avenue! Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/7AukawSVHJiMQTBA6 In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black …

Indianapolis

Photo: Eric Fischer Spotlight on Indianapolis, Indiana, the circle city Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/EgV2rUX3Cqd8RePr7 HeadlinesStaff Best Things: Best tree to sit under and contemplate your dharmaIndianapolis church places Mary, Joseph, baby Jesus inside cage to protest Trump immigration policies – The Hill MuseumsRay Bradbury’s OfficeChildren’s Museum Elsewhere on the Webhuniindy.orgIndianapolisCurrent time in Indianapolisvisitindy.com – @VisitIndyhttp://www.1070thefan.com/listenhttp://skift.com/2013/07/05/indianapolis-spends-6m-to-become-a-cricket-centerfreewheelinbikes.orgHoosier Mountain Bike …

Prague

Photo: Nan Palmero, Gulliver Zepplin at Submarine Cables at Dox Museum Prague Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/CGctVPUxXZfyaAM98 HeadlinesOvertourism in Prague: Ideas for post-coronavirus times? – DW ‘I’m a stranger in my own city’: Prague takes on Airbnb to dam flood of tourists – Guardian RailwayPraha hlavní nádraží …

Paris

Photo: The Climate Group Paris is the capital city of France. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ToUHfLLYVJ4DCFSr9 GeographyParis is located on the Seine River. Cultural WorldThe city hosts numerous iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe among its many attractions, along with world famous institutions such as the Louvre and …

Rio de Janeiro

Welcome to Rio (pronounced ‘Heeoo’ by locals). Located on Brazil’s Atlantic coast, Rio de Janeiro was the country’s capital between 1763 and 1960 and is the country’s second largest city. Natural WorldThe world’s only urban forest is located in Rio. Its area of 3,300 hectares encompasses trees, belvederes, caves and waterfalls in Tijuca National Park. …

Brussels, Belgium

Photo: Toerisme Vlaanderen Brussels is the capital and largest city of Belgium and de facto the capital of the European Union (EU). It has more than 40 square meters of green spaces per resident, making it one of the greenest cities in Europe. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/osKUh4KU7rKx9kuz5 After the PandemicWe want to visit the Ancienne Belgique (AB) concert hall, one of the …

Cairns, Queensland

Photo: Stanley Zimny, Fig Tree Located in Far North Queensland, Cairns is popular for its own attractions and proximity to nearby parks. WeatherCairns boasts a warm tropical climate. The dry season occurs between April and November and a wet season with tropical monsoons occurs between November and March. Natural WorldThe city is surrounded by farms, …