Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for November

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

12.01.09 | 10:44 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 December in the coming weeks, give us a shout out @worldhum on Twitter, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) a tip.

In Austin, waiting for a chicken to poop on a grid of numbers. It’s called “chicken shit bingo”. And no, I’m not shitting you.

Vancouver travel tip: Do not get your bearings based on “that tall, skinny apartment building.”

Lesson from last night’s Central Europe Experience party: stuffed cabbage and jaeger schnitzel are not easily transformed into canapés.

Middle seat, coach, behind TWO babies for 15 hrs. Thank you whoever invented ambien.

OH at pool in Mexico: “ask me anything” “ok where’s Dubai?” “India, silly. Ask me a hard one. Like from Cranium”.

Thank you, mad government scientists. Beijing blanketed by heaviest snow in 54 years. It looks like Moscow out my window today. Or Edmonton.

Teal blazer? Check. Linen trousers? Check. Speed boat for chasing drug lords? Check. I’m ready for Miami.

There’s no greater shower than one that washes off “airport.”

Hotels of America: your glasses are too small. I can’t drink water out of a thimble.

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

2 Comments for Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for November

cornellius 12.07.09 | 7:09 PM ET


Your Holiday Matters 12.08.09 | 4:11 PM ET

LOL! There’s someone else out there as sad as I am!

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