Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for December

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

01.05.10 | 11:47 AM 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 January in the coming weeks, give us a shout out @worldhum on Twitter, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) a tip.

2 Canadians arguing over found quarter. Is this yours? No, finders keepers. No, you take. You sure? This is going to be a pleasant trip.

Happily reunited with a dark, rich, Australian of mysterious origins! I’m talking about Vegemite, of course…

Just downloaded Canadian voice for our South African GPS. This will wow our friends. “Hey hoser, I think you’re goin’ the wrong way, eh?”

Travel tip: When your hotel provides guests with complimentary ear plugs, as mine does in Warsaw, it is NOT a good sign.

I’m two time zones away from home, which means I’m petrified of turning on the TV and accidentally seeing Leno.

Wearing good warm pyjamas on long-haul flights is like getting an upgrade. I don’t know why more people don’t do it.

Me: “This is probably the wildest thing I’ve seen this trip.” Tonight’s bartender: “This isn’t even the craziest thing I’ve seen tonight.”

Breaking news: passenger in Ldn has interesting conversation with cab driver. (No really. Humble, interesting/interested and life-affirming)

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3 Comments for Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for December

@Travelblggr 01.05.10 | 3:02 PM ET

Love the Vegemite description. Priceless!


Lisa 01.05.10 | 4:37 PM ET

Terry cracks me up!

Mike Barish 01.05.10 | 6:27 PM ET

Humbled to be in such esteemed e-company.

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