Top travel essentials

2013-07-02 12:31
From carry-on must-haves for long-haul flights to that unique travel essential you take everywhere, which others might find superfluous, we gather some of the best tips and the quirkiest answers from the Twitter travel community.

If you're a keen traveller who likes to share tales, tips and trifles with other wanderers, you should head on over to Twitter every Tuesday for Travel Talk on Twitter, also known as #TTOT.

Taking place every week at 11:30 (SA time), the chat is run by a few of the world's top travel bloggers, such as Travel DudesRoni Weiss and Runaway Juno, and aimed at getting travellers from all over the world to sharing their experiences.

How it works:

A new topic is introduced every week, so to stay in the loop by keeping close tabs on the TTOT Facebook group.

The discussion takes the form of five different questions related to the topic and will be numbered Q1 - Q5, with a couple of minutes for responses to each. In order to respond to a specific question you will start your answer with A1, 2, 3, 4 or 5, of course including #TTOT so you're included in the stream.

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Topic: Travel Essentials

Q1: What are the top 5 things you can't travel without?

Q2: What are your essential carry on items?
Q3: What is the most essential thing you have to know about a destination before you travel?
Q4: What is your unique travel essential that others might view as unnecessary/superfluous?

Q5: What is the ultimate essential travel experience that everyone should undertake once in their life?
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