Category Archives: inspire

Our Changing Reactions to Technology @ Douglas Adams

I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. … Continue reading

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It’s not just what you eat, it’s who prepares the food

Oaxaca de Juárez, México – This afternoon the Lula’a Restaurant, Calzada Heroes de Chapultepec #801, serves up some tasty indigenous food in honor of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People or Día Internacional de los Pueblos Indígenas and Indigenous Peoples Week. … Continue reading

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Join the Crowd: Guelaguetza in Oaxaca

Oaxaca, Mexico – Here are some photos and videos from the past few days documenting all the fun that is the appreciation of Oaxaca Treasures: Guelaguetza 2012. It’s certainly a join the crowd type moment and the question that has … Continue reading

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Oaxaca Treasures: Guelaguetza 2012

For those in Oaxaca, Mexico this week, Guelaguetza is the focus of attention with Lunes del Cerro on Monday July 23 and 30. For those not here, you might want to circle the dates on your 2013 calendar: July 22 … Continue reading

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How to prepare for Indigenous Peoples Week, August 6-12

For the 4th year in a row Planeta.com is hosting an event focusing on indigenous peoples and tourism around the world. We have partnered with friends and colleagues from the Indigenous Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award to create the second … Continue reading

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Proposing a Responsible, Conscious, Local Travel Unconference in Oaxaca 09.2012

Is it time for a meeting, gathering, party, unconference focusing on responsible, conscious local travel? Friends are suggesting a summit in Oaxaca de Juárez in September to get a handle on the gamut of niche audiences and how to connect … Continue reading

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Earth Day in Oaxaca: Gameification On

If this works, it will be so much fun! The idea is this: I have asked friends who sell fresh veggies, tamales, tejate, vanilla, weavings, ceramics, chocolate at the Pochimilco Market to make a sign or a poster with an … Continue reading

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this eye looks with love

From the love notebook: This eye looks with love This eye looks with judgment Free me, take the sight out of this eye – Edie Brickell and the New Bohemians Kudos to good friend Boris for making this beautiful installation … Continue reading

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Build a Greener Block

Brilliant idea! I have just made my pledge. I would love to see photos and videos of this in action. It ticks all the right boxes for me as a way of creating an innovative and engaging community-building event. Talk … Continue reading

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Responsible Tourism Week: Day #2

Day #2 of Responsible Tourism Week. Happy Valentine’s Day! Have a look or a listen to the tweets. Today’s social media challenge expands on yesterday’s checklist: Be generous and write a testimonial for someone. Talk up someone else’s business. Add … Continue reading

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