Starting 1.30.1 theme version, the name of the shortcode has been changed to DISPLAY CATEGORIES because it now allows categories and action as well.
If you wish to add cities/areas in your pages with WP Residence shortcode, follow these steps.
Add the shortcode
Specify the IDs (to find the IDs easier see this help – http://help.wpresidence.net/2015/10/29/how-to-see-ids-for-shortcodes-and-widgets/
See the results in front end
To have an image for the city/area you add in the shortcode and a text description, follow these steps.
Edit the category and add the Featured Image and the description.