Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for August

Lists: What makes a good travel tweet? Here are eight favorites from the past month.

09.02.10 | 12:13 PM ET


After all the talk about whether to Twitter from the road and how best to go about it, we started keeping an eye out for particularly good travel tweets.

Here, in no particular order, are eight more memorable tweets from the past month that evoke a sense of place, or that offer some humor or insight about the travel experience.

And if you have a nomination for September in the coming weeks, give us a shout out @worldhum on Twitter, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) a tip.

Dentist asked me today about my upcoming travel plans - try saying “Yellowstone” with someone’s hand in your mouth

Dear Twitter. Eff You. I’ve been tweeting all day, and I’ve had it. I’m grabbing a beer, deploying the emergency slide, and I am outta here.

There’s a sugar-laden argument against having children running around the departure lounge, and his dad just gave him another Coke.

Man struggling with 2.5 bags on morning train says “I hate travel.” I look up from reading my travel mag. Cue conversation.

TSA guy at LAX security screening tonight: “One laptop per container. One VCR per container. One 8-track. I’ve seen that, too.” #OldSchool

Dear Florida Gods: Reign thy tropical storms in for a few days, and I shall buy many seashell knicknacks. Thy tanned will be done.

Five days in a canoe and the real world seems so - needlessly loud. Cluttered. I want to take a cloth to the surfaces. Tidy away the cities.

Alaska is so big that my photos can’t make it thru the tubes to you. will have. to upload from home where I can make them less gigantic.

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6 Comments for Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for August

Deb 09.02.10 | 5:27 PM ET

Thanks for sharing these.  Love the Florida request!  The photo for this story is brilliant.  That would be perfect—on the beach with communication device!  I might even have time to catch up with friends then!


Trekking in Nepal 09.03.10 | 2:06 AM ET

Perfect combination of picture and the post. Specially picture is very creative.

Trekking in Nepal

Nepal Travel Guide 09.03.10 | 2:16 AM ET

Sea beach and sandy netbook and tweeting and blogging. Nothing else could be better. How about a bottle of chilled beer in a side?

Nepal Travel Guide

shashank Naithani 09.03.10 | 2:17 AM ET

Great blog thanks for the info. \

I was trying to follow them but i can’t see the option

please follow me on twitter ( http://twitter.com/Holiday_India )

Natalie - Turkish Travel Blog 09.06.10 | 7:10 AM ET

Number two is classic. I laughed when I read that. I am going to try and make my tweets more unique, then hopefully I will be on your list for September.

Tania 09.12.10 | 5:28 PM ET

I try not to bore people too much when I tweet…..hopefully I can get some laughs and provide useful info just like these folks :)


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