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SNA — PDX Trip

My multi-purpose business-personal-conference-fun trip is over. I flew from the Orange County airport (SNA) to Portland (PDX) yesterday afternoon. For some unknown reason, I ended up in first class (honest, I didn’t ask for it, but it was a wonderful birthday gift).

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Virtual Touring

Sometimes I want to be somewhere I’m not. Today, it was Yosemite. Fortunately, there’s a high-tech solution: virtual touring.

Here are a few of my favorite resources.

There are many more resources you can use for virtual traveling.

Do you use the Internet to “travel”? What are your favorite resources?

Update (2/15/2010). Here are a couple more resources I should have mentioned:

  1. Twitter — Chances are, there’s someone on Twitter tweeting about the location you’re interested in. Tweeting about the location likely will result in your being followed by that someone. For example, I tweeted about Yosemite and was soon followed by @THEYosemiteBlog. Doing a people search for Yosemite resulted in a lot more hits.
  2. Blogs — Finding blogs about a certain topic is easy. Google’s Blog Search or Technorati are great resources to find blogs.