Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 Buzzwords

What were your favorite new words in 2014? Buzzword Bingo 2014 from ron mader Keen on learning new lingo? Web: Barn Raising, Emoji, Endorsement, Flipboard, Hack, Influence, Kickstand, Mute, Net Neutrality, Second Screen, Show Notes, Slideshare, Uber, Unselfie, Upvote, Virtual … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,000 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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Registration is open for Responsible Travel Week #rtweek15

If you ask any event organizer for the milestone moments, one is surely being able to say ‘Registration is open.’ Online news of an event percolates with nerdy gossip. We ask … what is it, when is it and what’s in it … Continue reading

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#StudyAbroadBecause ‘There is no travel without learning and no learning without travel’

Tuesday, December 23, we held a live video hangout focusing on ‘study abroad’ in tandem with the hashtag #StudyAbroadBecause Guests: Gregory Hubbs, Transitions Abroad @TransAbroad Jessica Voigts, Wandering Educators @WanderingEds As recommended reading, I would encourage friends to take a good look … Continue reading

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The Best of US #whtravelbloggers

Hangout with us and learn about study abroad! Tuesday, December 23, The Best of US Hangout Hashtag: #WHTravelBloggers Starting Time: 10am Las Vegas, 1pm New York City, 6pm London, Wednesday 5am Sydney Storify: Questions: Here are some questions I’ll … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy and Responsible Travel Week #rtweek2015

One of the goals for Responsible Travel Week is focusing attention on specific places, particularly where we have friends and partners. The relevant pages on the Planeta Wiki will be edited with links to our favorite curated resources. Which places … Continue reading

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Global Summit on #CityTourism

Apologies for the short notice, but tomorrow (Wedneday, December 10) the UNWTO hosts the #CityTourism Summit and will stream the event live from Barcelona, Spain. Anyone interested in transcribing highlights? If so, please help edit this Google Doc Key Links reading

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Do you love Quito, too? = ¿Quieres Quito También?

Feliz cumpleaños. Happy Birthday, Quito! One of my favorite cities in the world, Quito, Ecuador is celebrating the anniversary of its founding today. My first visit coincided with this holiday, so it has special significance. To enjoy the satisfaction and … Continue reading

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