Social Travel

I was going to do a “one month since the provincial election” post but couldn’t find a giant “What The Fuck Was That?” graphic (which is pretty much all I could think to say about that beatdown, even a month later anyhow!)

So instead, here’s a recent post from TechCrunch about the growing importance of social media sites in the travel sector.

Our Hawaii trip is just over a month away and I’ve been poring over sites from TripAdvisor to YouTube to MetaFilter to Reddit to TripIt to UrbanSpoon to Yelp and more looking for tips and tricks for our trip – all of which gets copied into a Google Document I’ve created including, starting last night, a tentative itinerary of the most essential sites, restaurants and activities we want to do.

(Don’t think I’m being too anal though – “Beach Day” is on there about half a dozen times!  The itinerary is mostly just to help wrap my head around the options and make sure we don’t forget anything.)

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  1. From Head Tale - Trip Planning in the Digital Age on 10 Jan 2012 at 3:37 pm

    […] I posted a link to a TechCrunch article about “Social Travel” which led to many sites, some I knew about and some I didn’t.  Recently, the New York Times […]

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