We travel to explore the diversity of the human experience; and in so doing we discover the commonality.
Welcome to the Summer 2010 Newsletter
For your edification and armchair travelling, you will find below links to a selection of recent travel stories.
One should never underestimate the power of culture.
The Siksika (Blackfoot) nation of Alberta is, in many ways, the narrative of Canada’s westward expansion.
This world-renowned Mexican architect is especially well-known for his sense of space and of place.
The “democratization” of the travel and tourism industry is enhanced by individuals like Colin Old.
In Martinique the practice of preserving natural resources is both pure pragmatism as well as an art form.
This association epitomizes alternative and grassroots travel.
Canada as a multicultural nation has always been a reality since the nation’s early days.
Kanché and Puerta verde are role models for a renewed approach to travel.
Responsible and enlightened travel are key themes in this podcast.
Consumers are increasingly choosing more participatory forms of travel.
In a global culture that is increasingly media-wise, travellers can read between the lines.
The preservation of human culture in all its forms is the prime objective of this organization.
This is a story that is more than just marketing.
Beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder; but the ability to really “see” is a complex and rewarding human trait.
“While there are many travel sites, few question ‘why’ we travel. Bob Fisher’s website explores the philosophy, ‘We travel to explore the diversity of human society; and in so doing discover the commonality.’ For a probing look at his and others’ journeys, pay a visit here.” — Brandon Wilson, Pilgrim’s Tales Publishing
“Your introspective writing about exploring different people, their cultures and homes and why any of it ought to matter, has been a joy to read. As someone who makes a living searching out and analyzing travel and travel related sites for a living, honest and heartfelt travel writing is harder and harder to come by!” — Michael Brazile, Cheapflights.com