Google Local Guides

Logo Google is seeking local guides among the users of Google Maps. Earn points by contributing content – photos, videos, reviews, ratings. Via Google Maps, people can score a place with ratings, describe experiences with reviews, share photographs and videos, provide answers, respond to questions about a place, update information with place edits, add missing …

Las Vegas Locally

Twitter Avatar For fans of Las Vegas, one of our Vegas Twitter faves is Las Vegas Locally – @LasVegasLocallyInteresting / Strange / Useful stuff in the Vegas Valley: DTLV to Henderson to The Strip. Also, offbeat Key [email protected] Embedded Tweets Vegas isn’t “back” until random people you haven’t spoken to in years start texting to …

Las Vegas Twitter

Photo: Ron Mader, Barber Pole (some rights reserved) Las Vegas – Who to follow on Twitter? For a storied town that receives more than 30 million visitors / year, there are a lot of informative and timely tweets covering everything from road closures to bar openings and sports scores from the local stadiums and arenas. …

Local Travel

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Local Travel = Travel within one’s own neighborhood or region; Travel with someone in their own neighborhood or region Also see: local, travel Travel and tourism impact local communities, sometimes been officially, sometimes in a negative fashion. The concept of local travel is interpreted differently by various age groups and …

Nextdoor

Logo Spotlight on Nextdoor – nextdoor.com – is a hyperlocal social networking service for neighborhoods. Key [email protected] TipsHow-to-close-a-discussionHow to sell an item in For Sale & FreeHow to mute a neighbor HeadlinesMeeting my neighbors – NBC NewsWhat Petty Nextdoor Posts Reveal About America – Atlantic Official SpinOfficial spin: Nextdoor is the private social network for …

Local News

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Local News = coverage of events and news in a local context that would not be an interest of another locality Questions How do you watch the local TV news? How do you watch local news on Roku? Do you read a local newspaper? Do you listen to news on …

Local Travel Quotes

Poster What are your favorite quotes about local travel? A lot of tourists have a consumer attitude — what can I get, instead of what can I learn. We have to put aside our own cultural biases and learn as much as possible from the people we visit. I find that if you stay long …