Adventures off the beaten track

2013-10-01 12:35

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In the global village we call home, is it possible to still find places that have not been explored by a whole lot of other people?

In today's Travel Talk on Twitter we chatted "Off the beaten track" and found that it really is quite a subjective concept. We've shared a few of our favourite answers that the Twitter travel community came up with and would love to hear your thoughts!
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 Dudes, Roni 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.

Check out the Travel Talk on Twitter Facebook page for updates about upcoming chats.

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How do YOU get off the beaten track? Tell us in the comment sectiob below or send us your answers/tips/comments to

Q1: What's the best experience you've ever had off the beaten track?

Q2: What does "off the beaten track" mean to you?

Q3: How do you get off the beaten track in a touristy destination?

Q4: Share a picture of your favourite off the beaten track places

Q5: What is the best resource you've found for discovering an off the beaten path destination?

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