Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for July

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

08.02.10 | 11:42 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 August in the coming weeks, give us a shout out @worldhum on Twitter, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) a tip.

Italy observation: you can’t get a band-aid or a bandage for a head wound at a pharmacy on a Sunday, but you sure can get a gelato.

Exploring the French Concession in Shanghai. Is there a neighborhood in the world that sounds more like a Robert Ludlum novel?

Studies show that delayed flights increase alcohol consumption by at least two pints.

We have so much in common. You want to travel . . . I want you to go . . .

Best airport announcement ever: “TSA is paging the man who left his sausage at security.”

Based on the lounges and trains of Europe, the main market for iPads is alpha guys who think flipping open a netbook is too vaginal.

Y’know, Bob Seger never really says why he’s going to Kathmandu. Just that it’s really really what he’s going to do. #flawedrock

There’s cheese, wine and an ashtray in my kitchen. It must be “The Paris of My Apartment.”

@worldhum is the voice of World Hum on Twitter, originating from @jimbenning, @myessis, @vmconners and @evaholland.

4 Comments for Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for July

Snow Racks 08.04.10 | 1:21 AM ET

Classic tweets & very humorous too.Thanks a lot for sharing these cunning updates.

Laura 08.04.10 | 6:16 PM ET

Thanks for sharing these great finds!  Traveling can have such great, sad and funny stories and reading them in 160 characters or less is wonderful

David Gregory 08.06.10 | 7:55 AM ET

I liked this one very much

@ryanTravel narrows the mind

Browns Hotel London 08.11.10 | 6:07 AM ET

We have so much in common. You want to travel . . . I want you to go . . .

has to be my favourite, hard work to get a humorous comment in 140 characters or less!

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