Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo: Monarch Sanctuary Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo (Promoting Protection). Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing bespoke trips for individual clients and small groups. Her …

Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Poster Planeta.com’s Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities continuing conversation highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious. Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and YouTube. (La conversación continua sobre alimentación, salud y cultivo de comunidades de Planeta.com destaca la comida local, la comida lenta y todo lo delicioso. …

Museums

Photo: Queensland Museum If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. DefinitionsA museum is a ‘permanent institution in the service of society and of its development, open …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie Budj Bim or Mount Eccles is an extinct volcano near Macarthur in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Budj Bim is also the Gunditjmara name, meaning High Head. The roughly conical shaped peak rises 178 meters (584 feet). The World Heritage Centre has formally accepted for assessment the nomination for the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape as …

Cultural Appropriation

Buzzwords Cultural Appropriation = adoption of elements of a minority culture by members of the dominant culture HeadlinesCultural appropriation turns Halloween into a nightmarehttps://www.nevadacurrent.com/2020/02/05/forum-highlights-pain-caused-by-cultural-appropriation-in-festivals Embedded Tweets Recommended Listening https://soundcloud.com/native-america-calling/07-03-20-haka-and-cultural-appropriation WikipediaCultural appropriationTomahawk chop Planeta.com

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Morning Light (2020) Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven Magic Mountains has been a go-to, whimsical delight since May 11, 2016. Blue Highway travel meets a kaleidoscope of colors. Hashtags: #7magicmountains #UgoRondinone #JeanDryLake Key [email protected] Questions What should …

World Heritage

Buzzwords A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties. Recommended ListeningThe future of heritage – Has the high value of a World Heritage listing …

Satellite

Buzzwords Satellite = an artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication Elsewhere on the Websatview.orgn2yo.com StarlinkFind visible times findstarlink.comPhotobombing Space X Satellites put on a show But also anger astronomers and stargazersLittle legal recourse for astronomers concerned about Starlink Photos Planeta.com

Cancel Culture

Buzzwords Cancel Culture = the popular practice of withdrawing support for (canceling) public figures and companies after they have done or said something considered objectionable or offensive Embedded Tweets HeadlinesFox News’ Bret Baier Calls Out Trump for Trying to ‘Cancel’ Fox Reporter Jennifer Griffin Planeta

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. 2020 dates: August 15-23. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in …