Digital Literacy Quiz

Poster Our Digital Literacy Quiz – planeta.com/digital-literacy-quiz – is used in tandem with Planeta.com’s February’s Responsible Travel Week and ongoing workshops. Participants choose what they want to learn and score their own performances. We use various social media channels / networks / platforms and learn how to be more engaging on the social web. Internally, …

World Listening Day

Photo: Martin Heigan, Exploring the Universe beyond the Visible Spectrum July 18 is World Listening Day. 2021 Topic: The Unquiet Earth. Hashtags: #WorldListeningDay and #WLD2021 The day features livestreaming audio, contests, and listening-focused walks around the world which focus attention on improving listening skills and conserving critical soundscapes. July 18 was chosen because it is …

Off Track

Radio National Artwork Put on your headphones. Recommended listening: Off Track – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/offtrack Ann Jones (@jones_ann) hosts a weekly trek into outdoor Australia. This is one of our favorite podcasts and one of one of the most innovative programs from ABC’s Radio National. Links to several episodes are featured on Planeta.com because the program is …

Tourism Books

Photo: Cornerstone Park Updating our bibliography of tourism books. Newer titles to be added soon. Publisher’s note: Sales on Amazon.com generate a small commission for Planeta.com. 2021 Handbook for Sustainable Tourism Practitioners Free Downloads (PDF)Responsible Travel Handbook, 2006– This anthology focuses on responsible tourism around the globe and was prepared by the editors of Transitions …

Signage

Photo: Steve Bridger views the signage, Wayfinding (2003) Signage = Wikipedia: Signage is the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group, usually for the purpose of marketing or a kind of advocacy. Translating: SignageSpanish: Señalización Google Graph Elsewhere on the WebWorld Signs Gallery WikipediaSignage Improving Signage Planeta.com

Swedish (Svenska)

Swedish is related with German and English and very close to Norwegian and Danish. Swedes, Norwegians and Danes normally understand each other. Swedes under the age of 60 normally has English as a second language and has studied English for several years in school. ProverbsIf you don’t mention anyone, you haven’t forgotten anyone. Headlines12 untranslatable …

ABC Radio National (Australia)

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Radio National – abc.net.au/radionational is one of our fave streaming / podcasting giants of the world. What we like: forward-facing window into Australia, show notes, podcasts, archives Key Linksabc.net.au/[email protected] AlsoSend a voice memo ReviewFor non-Ozzies, ABC should be considered as a premiere, go-to source for those planning trips to Australia …

Where is the conversation?

Photo: 7MagicMountains A conversation is communication among two or more people. Impactful conversations occurs when people listen to one another over time. It’s not an easy task. Just staying in touch is compounded by a multiplicity of platforms and apps. It’s impossible to be everywhere at once, but let’s find ways to be more approachable …

Colin Bisset

Photo Presenting the explorer of the iconic, Colin Bisset. A serial clarifier, Colin condenses the wonders of physical icons around the globe in lively, poetic and educational 3-5 minute capsules on the weekend Blueprint for Living. One of my all-time favorite segments from Australian National Radio’s considerable program, Colin’s features continue to surprise and take …