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Brazil | "Gaudi" house in Sao Paulo

Brazil | "Gaudi" house in Sao Paulo | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it

A once modest house in Sao Paulo has been transformed into an extraordinary work of art. The house has earned its creator, Estevao Conceicao, the nickname of the 'Brazilian Gaudi' with similarities between his work and that of the legendary Spanish-Catalan architect. But the artist says he had no knowledge of Antoni Gaudi when he set out on his artistic journey. BBC video

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16 Clever Photos That Will Make You Rethink Your Role As A Tourist

16 Clever Photos That Will Make You Rethink Your Role As A Tourist | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
It probably doesn't come as a huge surprise that tourists are amongst the most reviled subgroups of human beings. Butchering languages, crowding up local spots, snapping photos without permission and dropping a few offensive comments along the way, f...
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36 world-changing travel moments.

36 world-changing travel moments. | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
(CNN) -- Just more than a hundred and ten years ago, Orville Wright became the first human to achieve powered flight.”
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National Geographic Best Travel Photos of 2013

National Geographic Best Travel Photos of 2013 | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
Photos are from National
Geographic Travel’s daily photo feature, Travel 365
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The 10 Wackiest Road Signs from Around the World |

The 10 Wackiest Road Signs from Around the World | | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
Sometimes signage can be confusing; other times, hilarious. From zombie warnings to questionable parenting, check out this giggle-inducing round-up of signs from across the world.
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Is Travel Important? #HappyDay

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March 20 marks the first ever International Day of Happiness, a day established by the United Nations General Assembly. To draw the connection between travel and happiness, we ran a survey and asked you how travel factors into your happiness. Here are the results.

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Liz Kucharska is a web designer and illustrator for G Adventures. She is a heavy enthusiast of all things digital and enjoys relentlessly surfing the web for new information. You can catch her roaming Toronto streets and enjoying life in the city. Approach with caution, unless you have food to offer. 
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Dreams of the Sonora Aero Club

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The mysterious, double-sided, collaged watercolor drawings that comprise the journals of Charles August Albert Dellschau
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Researchers have found no account of a Sonora Aero Club, not in Texas or California. So was this simply a fantasy-fueled creative exercise by a retired man smitten with the wonders of flight?

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Traveling is my drug of choice.

Traveling is my drug of choice. | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it

Fluent In Frolicking.

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Mardi Gras | Tourism promoters revive tradition.

Mardi Gras | Tourism promoters revive tradition. | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it

After the Rex organization launched its first Mardi Gras parade in 1872, the founders came up with a clever way to attract a crowd. They sent out posters bearing a declaration from the king about his one-day reign over New Orleans, beckoning visitors to join the celebration.

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"His majesty invites all of his subjects to gather, from far and near, to join in the many celebrations and processions which will shortly unfold under the joyful Carnival banner. He promises that the festivities and pageants arranged for this celebration will surpass in joyousness and exceed in beauty the most brilliant attainments of the glorious past, culminating in his grand procession on Tuesday, February 12, 2013."

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Kevin Russ | A Traveling Photographer

Kevin Russhas been traveling throughout the great American west shooting landscape and wildlife solely with his iPhone 4s and 5. He rarely pulls out his DSLR unless it's for a bear or bear cub where he can't get close.

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TED Playlists | How to tell a story

TED Playlists | How to tell a story | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling explore new answers to age-old questions of the craft.
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Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories.

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Be a non-tourist: HNTBAT.com

Be a non-tourist: HNTBAT.com | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
Let's face it, it just isn't cool to be a tourist. Taxi drivers rip you off & you're the lowest of the low on the food chain. Yet every year millions of travellers fall into the largest trap of looking, acting & living like a tourist.
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The importance of storytelling in the digital age

The importance of storytelling in the digital age | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it

WE TELL OURSELVES stories in order to live.

We can think of the world in terms of the stories we’ve told, or heard, or haven't heard.
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Spinning a Strategic Story to stand out on higher ground

Spinning a Strategic Story to stand out on higher ground | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it

The world of travel, tourism and hospitality is a competitive one, with thousands of brands fighting to stay afloat in a raging sea of sameness. To distinguish your brand in a crowded marketplace, you must look beyond the more obvious features of your product to consider the broader experience you create for your customers, the meaning they take away from those experiences, and the role you play in their lives by providing them.

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How Pharrell's 'Happy' Is Spawning Amazing Travel Videos From Around the Globe

How Pharrell's 'Happy' Is Spawning Amazing Travel Videos From Around the Globe | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
"Happy" is everywhere. You cannot escape it, you cannot out-run it, you cannot stop hearing it everywhere, you cannot wish it away.
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Writer tourism: What makes it work?

Writer tourism: What makes it work? | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it

Stratford-upon-Avon is expecting a tourism onslaught as it prepares for Shakespeare's 450th birthday celebrations next year.

Thirty miles away in Nuneaton, fans of the Victorian novel-writing heavyweight George Eliot are struggling to draw the crowds. Why do some writers succeed on the tourism trail while others are left on the wayside?

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Departure Roulette

Your itinerary's fine, but we think a last minute change of plans is much more exciting. We found a few people at JFK Airport who'd agree. Would you play Dep...
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Australia | 1001 Extraordinary Experiences

Australia | 1001 Extraordinary Experiences | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
We asked the world to help us find 1001 Extraordinary Experiences in Western Australia. See what we found.
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2 Wired 2 Tired Travels — 10 Inspirational Travel Quotes & Photos

2 Wired 2 Tired Travels — 10 Inspirational Travel Quotes & Photos | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
When I read a travel quote or see a photo it can immediately send me day dreaming. That's why I decided to put together this collection of travel quotes. Thanks to a recent phone call..
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Kazakhstan | Astana EXPO 2017

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Planet Earth | Humans for Aliens travel tip.

Planet Earth | Humans for Aliens travel tip. | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it

Humans for aliens is the ultimate guide for any extra-terrestrial who wants to understand the basics of human existence.

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Reverse Space Tourism.

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Myanmar

Why is there such an obligatory feeling to work on ones holiday? In most case scenarios, I wouldn't have bothered bringing and burdening myself with my new Nikon toy & its accessories on my week off. But I was going to Myanmar, a nation that I have placed close to my heart and visually strikes me as one of the most photogenic countries I have even seen. 

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Filmed & Edited by Patrik Wallner Motivation by Tobias Ulbrich and Tommy Zhao Music by Jean-Claude Vannier Illustrations by Dan Zvereff For more info, visuals & films on Myanmar such as 'The Mandalay Express' go to www.visualtraveling.com

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Chinese tourist | Everyone wants in 2013: How 30+ countries plan to lure them in

Chinese tourist | Everyone wants in 2013: How 30+ countries plan to lure them in | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it
A booming economy and expanding middle class with a newly disposable income has made China the number one most sought after outbound tourism market in the world.
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The Rules

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Despite the fact that Miss Turner was convinced I would never amount to anything as a writer, I continued telling stories, and I urged others to do the same. I continued to come across references to rules and different paradigms that suggested a limit to storytelling. There are only seven types of story. Show, don’t tell. Don’t use fragments. They all bemused me.

 
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British man | First to visit all 201 countries WITHOUT using a plane

British man | First to visit all 201 countries WITHOUT using a plane | Tourism : StoryTravelling | Scoop.it

Graham Hughes, from Liverpool, used buses, taxis, trains and his own two feet to travel 160,000 miles in exactly 1,426 days - all on a shoestring of just $100 a week. 'I love travel, and I guess my reason for doing it was I wanted to see if this could be done, by one person traveling on a shoestring,' he told the Christian Science Monitor. 'I think I also wanted to show that the world is not some big, scary place, but in fact is full of people who want to help you even if you are a stranger.'

 

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Consumers Hungry for Brand Stories

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An October 2012 survey by Edelman Berland and Adobe found that American consumers are looking for deeper brand engagement than banner ads and social media “like” buttons. 73% of the 1000 adults surveyed agreed with the statement, “Advertisements should tell a unique story, not just try to sell.”

 Marketers are probably shaking their heads back and forth right now, thinking, “But we have been telling you stories all along!” Perhaps, but the beauty of story is in the eye of the beholder. Clearly, many customers are not feeling engaged and immersed in the brand stories they’re currently hearing. They’re hungry to connect with other users and share their experiences, whether positive or negative. Confident brands that can get comfortable with this loss of control are likely to move ahead, I believe.


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Jim Signorelli's comment, October 31, 2012 1:04 PM
thanks Gregg, great find!