International Mountain Day

December 11 is International Mountain Day which celebrates our higher aspirations. Twitter Shoutout @FAOForestry @FAOnews Hashtags #MountainsMatter Translating: International Mountain Day Spanish: Día Internacional de la Montaña History The United Nations General Assembly designated December 11 “International Mountain Day”. As of 2003, it has been observed every year to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to …

Tourism and Culture

This week in Oman Second @UNWTO / @UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture Hashtag: #TourismandCulture The Second UNWTO/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture to be held in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, December 11-12, 2017, brought together Ministers of Tourism and Ministers of Culture as well as private sector stakeholders and experts with the objective of building and …

Christmas

Poster Christmas is an annual celebration on December 25 commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. Translating: Merry Christmas German: Fröhliche Weihnachten Hawaiian: Mele Kalikimaka Māori: Meri Kirihimete Samoan: Manuia le Kerisimasi Spanish: Feliz Navidad Buzzword Bingo Advent – Advent Calendar – Advent Wreath – Bethlehem – Carol – Christianity – Christmas – Cranberries – Creche …

Museums

Photo: Ron Mader, Wetlands If you want to understand what makes a place tick, visit a museum. We would like to take a deep dive into museum attractions and activities that orient visitors and engage locals. Comments and suggestions are welcome. Ready for a party? International Museum Day is celebrated around the world on May 18 …

Maps

Map = a diagrammatic representation of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads, Embedded Tweets The History of Cartography, the "Most Ambitious Overview of Map Making Ever," Now Free Online https://t.co/bSEw2pPDmi pic.twitter.com/cV6BP4jZwE — Open Culture (@openculture) February 8, 2017 Planeta.com Geography

Geography

Photo: Grand Canyon Geography = the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations and resources, land use, and industries. Planeta.com was the recipient of the first-ever Private Sector and Government Award (2000) from the Conference of Latin Americanist …