Category Archives: North America

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Miami, Florida

Facts over Miami State: Florida City since: 1896 Motto / Nickname: Experience Miami Population: 409,719 – AllCityPopulation Area: 92.4 km2 Time zone: -5 Top Spots: Miami seaquarium Historical museum of Southern Florida Everglades National Park The ocean, sand and sun are the main factors when visiting Miami, especially Miami Beach. Easy to reach with direct KLM… Read More »

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Facts over Philadelphia State: Pennsylvania City since: 1702 Motto / Nickname: Forever independent Population: 1,449,634 Area: 349.8 km2 Time zone: -5 Top Spots: Eastern State Penitentiary Independence Hall Liberty Bell Center Masonic Temple Second Bank of the United States United States Mint According to AllCityPopulation, Philadelphia is the second largest city on the East Coast… Read More »

Boston, Massachusetts

Facts over Boston State: Massachusetts City Since: 1822 Motto / Nickname: Boston USA! Population: 596,638 Area: 125.3 km2 Time zone: -6 Top Spots: The Museum of Fine Arts Freedom Trail State House Arnold Arboretum Fenway Park According to AllCityPopulation, the capital of Massachusetts and a piece of Europe in the new world. The contrast between… Read More »

Portland, Oregon

Facts over Portland State: Oregon City since: 1851 Population: 654,741 Area: 376 km2 Time zone: -8 Portland is located in the state of Oregon. Although it is not the capital of Oregon, it is the largest city in Oregon. According to AllCityPopulation, 583,776 people live in the city, but the agglomeration is home to 2,260,000… Read More »

Music in America

Facts about Music in the USA Category: Culture Music Styles: Jazz, Rock, Rap, Country&Western, Blues, Colonial Well-known Style: Jazz Music in America When you listen to contemporary music, whether it be heavy metal from Scandinavia or a nice light pop tune that is reminiscent of the Spanish coasts: it can all be traced back to… Read More »

Los Angeles, California

Facts over Los Angeles State: California City since: 1781 Motto / Nickname: One call to city hall Population: 4,018,080 Area: 1214.4 km2 Time zone: -8 Top Spots: Aquarium of the Pacific Cabrillo Beach California Science Center A. Kings Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Gardens Los Angeles (often shortened to LA) is a large, sprawling… Read More »

San Francisco, California

Facts over San Francisco State: California City Since: 1850 Motto / Nickname: Frisco, Only in Population: 764,976 Area: 600.7 km2 Time Zone: -8 Top Spots: Golden Gate Bridge Alcatraz de Transamerica Pyramid Funiculars San Francisco, popular abbreviation Frisco, located on the west coast of the United States, is the fourth largest city in California after… Read More »

New York City, New York

Facts over New York City State: New York Abbreviation: NY City Since: 1625 Nickname: The City That Never Sleeps, The Big Apple Population: 8,200,000 Area: 789.43 km2 Time Zone: -6 Top Spots: The statue of Liberty Empire State Building Central Park Times Square Fifth Avenue Brooklyn Bridge Broadway According to AllCityPopulation, New York City (officially… Read More »

Climate and Weather of La Plaine, Dominica

The climate of La Plaine According to citypopulationreview, La Plaine is located in the east of Dominica. It is located just 15km east of the capital Roseau. The area around La Plaine is hilly, but the town itself is located on the rough Atlantic Ocean. From the village you can visit various natural phenomena. The… Read More »

Shopping in Texas

You are always in the right place for shopping in America! Texas also has countless shopping opportunities. The major outlets in San Marcos and Hillsboro are a must-visit for all bargain hunters. Are you looking for something unique? Then you’ve come to the right place at the Galleria in Houston. Also, many fashionistas visit the… Read More »

Sports and Leisure in Texas

Sports and wellness go hand in hand in Texas. After a day of horseback riding or hiking you can enjoy the quiet farm life on the porch of the ranch or relax in your own Western cabin. Some ranches even have extensive spa facilities. Take a cooling dip in the pool or enjoy a wonderful… Read More »

Minneapolis Landmarks

Called City by Nature, Minneapolis is the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban sophistication. No other American city has both sights, a chain of lakes and the mighty Mississippi River that runs right through the city. Lake Calhoun, the Convention Center and the Sculpture garden are well-known landmarks in this attractive city. Our tip:… Read More »

Transportation in Texas

Transportation in Texas is no different than in the rest of America. A rental car is in many cases necessary to see some of the state. Given the size of the state, it’s no surprise that Texas has both the largest highway and the longest railroad in the country. By car Renting a car, along… Read More »

Eating and Shopping in Minnesota

Shopping in Minnesota means visiting malls and shopping. According to Directoryaah, the Mall of America in Bloomington is one of the most visited destinations in the United States. What’s extra nice is that you don’t have to pay tax on clothing and shoes in Minnesota, because they are tax-free. Even more reasons to shop here.… Read More »

Texas Nature

Texas offers a huge variety of landscapes. The beautiful expanses of prairies are undoubtedly the most famous, but Texas has so many more spectacular places to offer. From the sunny sandy beaches in the south, to sweeping plains in the north, dense pine forests in the east and deep canyons in the west; Texas has… Read More »

Arts & Culture in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Culturally, Minneapolis has a lot to offer. Minneapolis and Saint Paul (MSP) are home to nearly 100 theater companies and more than 30 theaters, including the premier Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. In addition to theaters, Minneapolis has a number of special museums. Whether you’re attending a show at the Guthrie Theater or taking part in… Read More »

Food and Drink in Texas

If Texas only thinks of barbecue and steaks, you should definitely explore the other culinary facets of the Lone Star State. Foodies have already discovered South Texas. This is where Texan and Mexican cuisine meet. San Antonio’s culinary scene is growing and the city’s innovative chefs continue to surprise with mouth-watering and surprising dishes. Some… Read More »

Travel to Idaho

Nature in Idaho Idaho is a spectacular and imposing state in terms of nature. There’s Hells Canyon, deeper than the Grand Canyon, Shoshone Falls, higher than Niagara Falls, and the Bruneau Sand Dunes, bigger than the dunes of Death Valley. According to agooddir, Idaho has the largest wilderness outside of Alaska and with more than… Read More »

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The American city of Minneapolis, also known as ‘the First City of the West’, is a city in which the glass and steel of skyscrapers is framed by the greenery of the environment. Glistening lakes, inviting trails, and green spaces beautify this city and make Minneapolis an enjoyable destination all seasons. Minneapolis is the largest… Read More »

New York City Landmarks

New York is a diverse city and is known for Wall Street, the financial district where the Twin Towers stood, but also for the large Central Park of almost 50 blocks high. In addition, New York is known for the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State building, the Trump towers and of course the always… Read More »

Texas Landmarks

“Everything is bigger in Texas” and that’s right! Texas is America’s second largest state. Texas is huge not only in area, but also in population. As many as 22 million people live in cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, San Antonio, Houston and the capital Austin. The Lone Star State According to Allpubliclibraries, the ‘Lone… Read More »

Idaho Landmarks

Beautiful views They say if you flattened all the mountains in Idaho, the state would be as big as Texas. Spanning two time zones, Idaho runs from Canada to Nevada and borders the western portion of the Rocky Mountains. Rivers, mountains and farmland dominate the landscape. Green hills, rugged mountains and sparkling clear lakes can… Read More »

Art and Culture in Minnesota

The striking Weisman Art Museum, designed by Frank Gehry is the place to be for modern art, while the Minneapolis Institute of Arts showcases classic works from the last 5,000 years. For the real enthusiast, a visit to the Walker Art Center with its Minneapolis Sculpture Garden should not be missed. International rock, pop and… Read More »

New York City

According to agooddir, New York City is located in the eastern United States in the state and is the largest city in the US. About 25 million tourists travel to the city every year. The city was discovered by the Dutch and some street and neighborhood names are still reminiscent of that time. Brooklyn, for… Read More »

Arts and Culture in Texas

If you love art and culture, Texas is for you! The art and culture scene here is very lively. Between Amarillo and Brownsville, you’ll find countless art galleries and cultural centers, including some very notable museums. How about the barbed wire museum or the cowgirl museum? There is even a ‘Museum of Bad Art’, where… Read More »

The Weather in Chicago, Illinois

Here you will find the weather forecast for Chicago. View the current weather in Chicago and the forecast for the coming days, such as temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Chicago. Based on the… Read More »

Wyoming History and Attractions

According to answermba.com, the state of Wyoming borders Montana to the north, Colorado to the south, South Dakota and Nebraska to the east, and Utah and Idaho to the west. The word Wyoming in the Indian language munsee means “by the great calm river”. It is one of the least populated states in all of… Read More »

Wisconsin History and Attractions

According to answermba.com, Wisconsin is a state located in the Great Lakes region. The name has Indian origins then transformed by both French and Anglophone influences, the primary meaning is “place where we live”. Wisconsin borders Michigan to the north, Iowa and Minnesota to the west, and Illinois to the south. For the scenic beauty… Read More »

West Virginia History and Attractions

According to answermba.com, the state of West Virginia reaches a population of just under two million inhabitants, this is because it is a state with a particular geographic conformation, almost entirely covered with mountains and plateaus which are also quite inaccessible to reach. In fact, the state also takes the name of State Mountain. The… Read More »

Washington History and Attractions

According to answermba.com, the State of Washington is located in the northwest of the United States of America. It borders the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north, Oregon to the south, Idaho to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. The state is divided in half by the Cascade Range which… Read More »