Tag Archives: 2012

Props to Macquarie’s Word of the Year @MacqDictionary

Australia’s annual Macquarie Word of the Year competition has arrived to brighten our January with oodles of new lingo. Since its debut in 2006-2007, I’ve been a big fan of the Macquarie Dictionary as it mixes whimsy with innovation. As … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 12,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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2012 Buzzwords

As 2012 comes to a close, what were some of your favorite words and buzzwords? Here’s my collection of favorite, as always subject to revision and updates with your comments! One of the objectives for this collection is to find … Continue reading

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12.2012

Happy December! Winter in the north, Summer in the south and a solstice on December 21 that according to Maya concludes Baktún 13 and a new Long Count begins. Other big events include Christmas and the celebration of Radish Night (Noche de … Continue reading

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OaxacaFertil

Oaxaca Fertíl is a new independent organization creating awareness for the flora and fauna in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. Through hands on tree pruning workshops, art shows, public conferences and slow walks, Oaxaca Fertíl aims to enlighten locals and visitors and mainstream biodiversity. … Continue reading

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Indigenous Oaxaca Top 10 Travel Experiences

One of the thoughts I’ve had this year in tandem all of the talk of responsible travel, local travel and indigenous travel is how to make it specific to places. In Oaxaca City, for example, every day could be ‘indigenous … Continue reading

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11.2012

Here’s our November calendar! November 1 and 2 Day of the Dead Day of the Dead in Mexico November 1 All Saints’ Day November 2 All Souls’ Day November 5 Folk Artist Day, Dia del Artesano (Ecuador) November 7 Responsible Tourism Day November 11 Remembrance Day … Continue reading

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