Category Archives: Web 2.0 in Action

Can I persuade you to take a photo of a tree? = ¿Te puedo persuadir a tomar una foto de un árbol? #OptOutside

Translating: Can I persuade you to take a photo of a tree? Spanish ¿Te puedo persuadir a tomar una foto de un árbol? Today I took our dog Penny for a walk, a veritable photo safari to take pictures of … Continue reading

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2016: Year of the Monkey

According to the Chinese Calendar, 2016 is the Year of the Monkey (February 8, 2016 – January 27, 2017). To be precise, this will be the year of the Fire Monkey, last celebrated in 1956. Here’s my fanart poster recycling … Continue reading

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Weaving the Web (Tejiendo el web): Luis Lazo Mendoza, Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca

Translating: Can tourism promotion be crowdsourced? My view: tourism promotion is catalyzed by the ever curious crowd. Marketing geniuses and tourism officials know something has changed. The source for our tips come from good friends AND passionate if not highly opinionated strangers, … Continue reading

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Vaquero: Check out the sculpture by Luis Jimenez in Las Vegas #urbanhikes

Want to get off the beaten path in Las Vegas? Curiously, my top recommendation is to go most visited place of all – the McCarran Airport. See if you can find the fiberglass Vaquero Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, … Continue reading

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Viva Las Vegas

Happy birthday, me! Many, many thanks for the likes and shares and hearts and heartfelt messages.Thanks everyone for the good will.  I’m celebrating in Las Vegas all week long. I’ll be editing a collection of favorite pics and tweets on this … Continue reading

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2015 Responsible Tourism Day Hangout

Planeta.com is hosting an online hangout to celebrate Responsible Tourism Day. November 5 Responsible Tourism Day Hangout Starting Time: Thursday, November 5: 12pm Las Vegas, 2pm Minneapolis USA/San José Costa Rica, 3pm NYC/Quito, 8pm London, 9pm Kiruna, 10pm Cape Town Yes @Ruukel … Continue reading

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Get Outdoors Nevada

Kudos to the organizers of this weekend’s Get Outdoors Nevada celebration at Sunset Park in Las Vegas. So many good people, such a a fun, family-friendly event at a beautiful city park with great viewing of the incoming and outgoing … Continue reading

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