Amazing places... or not

2013-07-30 12:32
The more you get to travel, the more you realise that the world is really full of amazing places. Places that can be found both in your backyard and on the other side of tht globe.

However, everyone has a different idea about what exactly 'amazing' is.

In today's Travel Talk on Twitter (#TTOT), the Twitter travel community shared their thoughts about what exactly 'amazing' entails and which places would best suit the description.

See what everyone had to say!

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.

Next week's topic is 'Community initiatives' and you can go and post any questions you might like answered now already.

Follow News24Travel on Twitter, so we can chat with you too! You can also tell us about your opinion on amazing places in the comment section below OR send us your answers/tips/comments to

Q1: What makes a destination amazing or remarkable?
Q2: Have you ever come across a destination that wasn't a "Wonder of the World" but should be? What/where was it?

Q3: Which 'amazing' destination didn't live up to your expectations?

Q4: What's your vote for an amazing destination that no one else seems to agree with?

Q5: What are the most amazing places for a culinary pilgrimage?
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