Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for February

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

03.02.10 | 10:39 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 March in the coming weeks, give us a shout out @worldhum on Twitter, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) a tip.

Drunk nervous flyer at bar: “Why do planes have to go in the air? Why can’t they stay on the ground?” That, ma’am, is called a train.

Globalization: In Patagonia, launching my vitriol to a poor soul in India to enable access to a bank in England to make payment in New York.

I’d pay eight bucks for an airline duvet and some hot chocolate with tiny marshmallows. In case you’re wondering, Delta.

TSA guy @ TPA says I’m picked for extra screening based on random # process determined by last nite’s hockey score. our borders are safe!

thanks to lonely planet phrasebook, now much better equipped to score drugs and get laid in german than have ever been in english

I love old lady Tahitian hitchikers. They flag u down like there’s a major emergency then casually say “hey, u going to Taravao?”

Free white beans, rice and ham hocks at the Candlelight Lounge in the Treme. Served off a hot brick. By a woman who called me baby.

One of my neighbors is an air marshall. He doesn’t know that I know. Or maybe I don’t know that he knows that I know. Hard to tell

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