Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for October

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

11.02.09 | 2:07 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 November in the coming weeks, give us a shout out @worldhum on Twitter, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) a tip.

Say what you will about swine flu & drug gangs—you have to love a country where pork tacos are for breakfast.

Just back from 4 days in Timbuktu. Was supposed to be 2 days, but have you ever tried to get out of Timbuktu?

Feeling some kinship with the geese in their Vs flying south along the Carolina coast. I’ll be heading back south to Florida soon, too.

Overheard at cruise buffet, woman to friend holding up line: “C’mon, there’s no thinking involved—or allowed!” Sums up cruise experience.

We found Christ, Johnny Depp and good Southern bbq all in the same afternoon..only in Gatlinburg.

I know I’m in NYC when 3 girls walking by me in the park see a junkie and don’t flinch, then see a raccoon and scream in bloody terror.

Flight attendant just said to me “So you’re our Shakespeare today.” After a look, she explained “You’re in 2B…! 2B or not 2B”

When travel writers have work dreams: last night, I dreamt I was in the immigration line at Heathrow. I woke up before I got to the front.

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2 Comments for Eight Great Travel Twitter Tweets for October

conor 11.02.09 | 3:58 PM ET

I feel alexanderbasek’s pain!!! I missed a flight home in August as a result of a few 100 people in a queue and nly one dest out of, I think it was 12, open.

James Moore 11.13.09 | 2:08 PM ET

If only all tweets could evoke the same sort of imagery!  Maybe all tweets should be in haiku form?

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