The funny side of travel

2014-04-01 12:52
What's the best thing about travel?

Now, many will say deep and meaningful things like: it opens your mind, it helps you see your life in perspective or it teaches you things you would never have learned had you stayed home. 

Yes, sure. That's all true. 

But, we know the real reason people enjoy travelling so much: all the funny, embarrassing and amusing stories you get to tell your friends when you return!

In today's April Fool's edition of #TTOT, travellers of the Twitterverse shared some of their funniest travel moments. 

Here are a few of our favourites:

Q1.  How many #TTOT-ers does it take to make us laugh? Share a fave joke/one-liner you picked up from your travels!

Q2.  If you could set up an elaborate hoax anywhere in the world, what would it be about and who would you prank?

Q3. Do you know how to tell any jokes in another language?
Q4. Laugh at yourself – what was your biggest cultural faux pas?
Q5. What is the funniest foreign sign, product name etc you have seen that is funny in English?  

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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