Slow

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Slow = To reduce one’s speed or the speed of a vehicle or process Translating: How slow can we go?Spanish: Qué tan lenta/o podemos ir? German: Wie langsam können wir gehen? Recommended ListeningSlow Radio Video Pitch Drop 1963 Embedded Tweets WikipediaPitch drop experiment Planeta

Slow Food

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) The origins of Slow Food date to 1986. This is an Italian movement cooked up as response to the threat of fast food and the negative impact of multinational food industries. The aim is to nurture the link between consumer and producer, to the mutual benefit of both. The philosophy …

Slow Journalism

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Slow Journalism = Journalism for those with longer spans of attention Recommended ListeningWhat if the greatest threat to a free media was from within? – Our lives are saturated with ‘news’; but far from creating informed citizens, this is producing forgetful, inattentive citizens. Megan Le Masurier joins us to discuss …

Slow Tourism

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Slow tourism = Travel without hurry Also see: slow travel ItalyIn Italy, 2019 is the year of slow tourism. Italy’s Slow Tourism Association promotes welcoming tourism in Italy and abroad. (source) Thanks to the active involvement of travelers, tourism entrepreneurs and local communities, it safeguards and promotes the growth of …

Slow TV

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Slow TV = genre of marathon, often real-time, television coverage of an ordinary event or trip Also called slow television Translating: Slow TVNorwegian: Sakte-TV Norwaynrk.nolifeinnorway.net/norway-slow-tv England Pluto TV (597)https://pluto.tv/tv/slow-tv About Slow TVThe name is derived both from the long endurance of the broadcast as well as from the natural slow …

Slow Travel

Photo: Monte Albán, Oaxaca (Some rights reserved) Think smart, travel slow– Tagline, Planeta.com Slow travel is a breath of fresh air for everyone who has “been there…done that” and wants something deeper. Our suggestion: take a deep breath and slow down. Take time to enjoy the experience, visit people and savor places. Get to know …

Reflections on Slow Travel

Photo: Ron Mader, Bike Share in Las Vegas (some rights reserved) My background – Originally, I’m from Fort Wayne, Indiana, home of the Three Rivers Festival which deepened my interest in local and international culture, particularly food, mostly food. The weekend’s International Village would showcase foods that otherwise were not on the menu. Since I …