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We Blog the World Re-Launches Online Travel Magazine To Bring Unique Cultural Events & Experiences to Discerning Travelers

I travel a lot, and not a huge fan mainstream travel sites as a way find and discover places I could stay or experiences I could have. My friend, Renee Blodgett has just re-launched her terrific travel site, We Blog the World, the online culture and travel magazine that focuses on off-the-beaten path cultural events and unique adventure and high-end travel experiences for discerning travelers. Renee’s site is a global travel blog network made up of independent voices from around the world, with great content, on cultural events, including festivals.  Geographically, We Blog the World has coverage on every continent in the world, including the best U.S. travel destinations, the top U.S. cities to travel to, the top European destinations, the best places to go in Asia, where to go in Australia and the Pacific, tips on traveling to South America, top things to do in Canada, hot spots in the Caribbean and where to go in Central America, Africa and the Middle East. What’s New: Focused on the human side of travel and storytelling, We Blog the World has added four new sections: Travel Products, LIFE, Style and Spas & Retreats, and has expanded its coverage of Hotels & Resorts in its Lodging Section. Events and Festivals: While there are sites that list cultural events for a particular region, We Blog the World covers events on every continent. The expanded focus on Events and Festivals will include topics We Blog the World readers value, such as Arts, Culture, Music, Food & Wine, Entertainment, Green, Technology, Style and Women. Products: The Products section will cover in-depth reviews as short pieces on products writers discover that will help travelers on and off-the-road. Travel products can range from clothing, bags and shoes to camera equipment, mobile devices and mobile apps, net books,laptops and social media apps that focus on...

So I Run Into Jeff Pulver Partying With a Few Friends In Tel Aviv

When you are partying, the heck with jet lag. I really needed to crash and get some sleep, but instead I attended The Marker’s Internet Party at my hotel.  I was with my son, Aaron, who is a Freshman at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and Yossi Vardi (who was the founding investor in Mirabilis, which was sold to AOL and re-branded at AOL Instant Messenger or AIM), was kind enough to extend Aaron an invitation as well. I met some of Israel’s latest generation of Web 2.0 entrepreneurs, including Oded Felled, who has a very compelling technology platforom in IP TV broadcasting.  Cruising the room, who do see: our client and buddy, Jeff Pulver, (center in photos) who will be speaking tomorrow on disruptive broadcasting. So far, day one has gone quite well. ...

In San Miguelle de Allende

My six week travel adventure continues.  This week I am on a partial vacation in San Miguelle de Allende, Mexico, and will continue to check emails, do some routine client work, and blog daily. I brought all of my camera gear and will be building an inventory of photos that I will be able to display when I am supposed to have my very first photo exhibit at Lara August’s Robot Studio Gallery in December.  I will also be shopping to source metal photo frames that are made here by local artisans. This photo was shot from a wonderful Italian restaurant overlookiing the main town square.  More photos to come during my week’s stay here....