Tag Archives: RTWEEK15

We are always in the moment

Three random thoughts: We need to understand the global significance of Chinese New Year — from China to Las Vegas, what are the stories? Preparing a list of Top 10 Twitter contacts in Cape Town, ranked in order of engagement. … Continue reading

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#RTWeek15 Recap: A Work in Progress

Creating, facilitating and hosting a tentpole event such as Responsible Travel Week is the kind of early-year online workout I need. It’s asking myself the nerdy technical questions: Can I embed a video or photo? Can I make a playlist? … Continue reading

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Working on Empathy #rtweek15

Responsible Travel Week Day #5. Today’s challenge: Be empathetic. Empathy is intuitive, but is also something you can work on, intellectually. – Tim Minchin, Life Lessons Topical Discussion: Volunteering and Voluntolding In many ways, it’s much easier to be attentive, creative, … Continue reading

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Travel is more than bums on seats, it’s hearts that are engaged. #rtweek15

Responsible Travel Week Day #4. Today’s challenge: Be curious. Topical discussion: Tourism Awards Status Report (colibri, itbw, spotlight) The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. – Dorothy Parker Curiosity is the desire to learn about … Continue reading

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Wild for Responsible Travel #rtweek15

Responsible Travel Week Day #3. Today’s challenge: Be attentive. Topical Discussion: Passport to Parks and Protected Areas Pay attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager. – Susan Sontag Anyone can pay attention for … Continue reading

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Generosity enriches us #rtweek15

Day #2. Today’s challenge: Be generous. Topical Discussion: Volunteering and Voluntolding La generosidad nos enriquece. (Generosity enriches us.) – Mexican proverb Today is Day 2 of Responsible Travel Week. I’m very pleased to be exploring volunteering – what works and what … Continue reading

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2015’s Responsible Travel Week Begins!

Responsible Travel Week Day #1. Today’s challenge: Be creative. Topical Discussion: Marvelous Markets and Exceptional Human Beings Challenge: Show us the places you love that the responsible traveler should visit. You can’t use up creativity; the more you use, the … Continue reading

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