A lot of interesting travel/global interest related stuff in the blogosphere and media this week, thought I’d share:
I’ll shamefully admit to being a Seattle native who’s never spent much time in Portland, Ore. – and today’s New York Times article titled 36 Hours in Portland has whet my appetite for a trip back to the Northwest. The piece has great information on where to eat and how to spend quality time in the city with a small-town feel and a global environmental concious (even the Portland tourism site apparently runs on renewable energy!)
Google has teamed up with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to offer high-resolution picture of the destruction in Darfur in their Google Earth program – an article on this blending of social activism and cyber tourism can be found at the San Franciso Chronicle.
If you happen to be traveling in China or South Korea right now, it may be time for a dust-mask; the China Digital Times posts four stunning YouTube videos depicting an epic dust storm currently sweeping through both nations.
Keep wandering, and happy travels!