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Tourism and Seductions of Difference Conference in Portugal

Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Tourism and Seductions of Difference Conference in Portugal

Typically, conferences on tourism and its many iterations are fun, splashy, and include exhibit halls where you can bring back some trinkets for the kiddies.  Not this one.  The  “Tourism and Seductions of Difference: A Critical Tourism Studies Conference” sounds incredibly interesting but why does my brain hurt looking at what they are tackling at this... »

October 24, 2009: Here’s What David Suzuki Would Do

Monday, October 19, 2009
October 24, 2009: Here’s What David Suzuki Would Do

We just saw a fun and cute play called Tree Boy and the title character kept asking himself, “What would David Suzuki do?”  Well, David Suzuki is supporting the same initiative we’ve been supporting since this blog’s inception, the 350 project, and we want to shed a little light on it during this crucial... »

Twofold Tourism at NatGeo Museum

Saturday, August 8, 2009
Twofold Tourism at NatGeo Museum

Last month, we had the opportunity to go to the National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC.  The museum is small but informative, and it’s a nice way to break away from the masses on the National Mall or at larger, more well-known museums. But the best part about going now is that you’ll get... »

Looking Forward to Bar Harbor, Maine… in 2005?

Saturday, February 7, 2009

You know we’re fans of the International Ecotourism Society - look to your right, their site is on our short blogroll list.  So since we’re now important ecotourism bloggers (ahem), we thought we should look into going to an ecotourism conference this year.  We had visions of liveblogging the keynote speaker – would it be... »

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