Travel is Educational

In my job, I have the opportunity to travel far and wide, domestic and international.

In my job, I have the opportunity to travel far and wide, domestic and international. I’ve been on the road for 30 years, and I still enjoy the trips. Some think, my wife for one, that there is something wrong with me. Perhaps she’s right, but I do like it.
 
I just returned from a press tour of Switzerland and Germany. This trip, I was able to do something unique. No, it didn’t involve lederhosen or Alp horns. I blogged my visit back to Emily Tudor, our editor in charge of social media. She, in turn, posted the progress of my trip once or twice daily.
 
I took a digital picture, wrote a little blurb about it, then loaded it in my colleague’s laptop and emailed it to Emily. In a flurry of button pushing I don’t understand, she made the blog appear on computer screens around the world.
 
In spite of my lack of social media skills, I find this to be a wonderful tool for my day job, which is reporting on neat technology and companies I encounter in my travels. Blogging really speeds up the process of getting what I see to your eyes. I plan more of it on future trips. Click here to see the blogs I sent from Europe.