Why travelling with strangers is awesome

2013-10-22 13:01
Solo travelling for the first time could be scary, but also gives you the opportunity to meet amazing people along the way.

In today's Travel Talk on Twitter we chatted about the "Travelling with people you don't know" and found that while travelling alone may be a daunting experience at first, it opens you up to meeting truly unique, hilarious and wonderful people and finding that we actually all have a lot more in common than we may think. 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.

Follow News24Travel on Twitter, so we can chat with you too!

Q1. What's the nicest thing a stranger has done for you during your travels?

Q2. The most interesting person you have met on your travels?

Q3. Name one thing you've learnt by travelling with people you don't know

Q4. What's the most embarrassing thing you've done in front of strangers while traveling?

Q5. What are your favorite qualities in a travel companion?

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