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The Twitter 10: October 2010

Our ten favourite articles that we tweeted in the past month.

This month features: @travelcanucks, @johnnyvagabond, @wanderingearl, @Mummy_T, @unbravegirl, @NapoliUnplugged@501places, @Ayngelina, @runawayjuno, @adventurouskate

Backpackers to Bollywood Actors: An Interesting Day in Mumbai, India
It took Nicole and Cameron Wears three hours to get their big break in the hit Bollywood film American Fisherman buys a Sports Car.

Another Night at the Aussie Bar
We’ve all met them. Those few and far between individuals that are naturals at what they do. Wes Nations finds one in a bar in Vang Vieng.

The Day US Customs Found a Bullet in my Pocket
Returning from a trip that included a visit to Pakistan and Afghanistan Earl Baron came through customs with a book of the sayings of the Prophet Mohammed, a burqa, some Osama Bin Laden confectionary and a bullet. How bad does this guy want a free trip to Cuba?

A Fistful of Dollars
A single mum travelling with her nine year old son observe a slutty cheerleader and her role in local elections in Indonesia.

Unbrave Girl Over the Hill: Contemplating Life, Death & Pension Plans in Laos
I might have to ban the Unbrave Girl. This is the third Twitter 10 in a row she has made. The alternative is to rename this column the Twitter Nine plus Unbrave Girl. This month she covers subjects as diverse as young people, minefields, big jars and space pizza.

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina: A Taste of Sorrento
I struggle with packet soup so I know I’ll never make use of this recipe but I can look at the pictures and enjoy Katerina Ayer’s descriptions of basil infused tomato sauce and fresh mozzarella covered gnocchi.

Why did the Brit Cross the Road? The Murky World of Jaywalking
A simple piece about the not so simple act of crossing the road in a foreign country.

12 Things I Hate About Traveling
Ayngelina gets things off her chest and allows herself a good old moan about the things she’s not feeling about travel at the moment.

Juno-go-round, Tweetup RTW
Juno’s tour around the world is a clever piece imagining the places she would like to meet up with her favourite bloggers and twitter friends.

Never Compromise Your Travel Ideals
Sometimes relationships can get in the way of our travels. Adventurous Kate misses out on a trip to Amsterdam and vows never to compromise with idiot boyfriends again.

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13 comments to The Twitter 10: October 2010

  • Adventurous Kate  says:

    Many thanks for the inclusion! I was glad to see that post resonate with so many people.

  • Juno  says:

    Thanks for including me! :) What a great list you got here!

    • The Working Traveller  says:

      No problem. I can see why this has been such a well received article for Runaway Juno.

  • Earl  says:

    I appreciate the mention! And trust me, a trip to Cuba is definitely not what I’m after :)

    • The Working Traveller  says:

      Want to haggle, eh? What about if they throw in a free orange jump suit that will make you look stylish when surf boarding? No, hang on, not surf boarding. Whatever the waterbased activity is that they have out there.

      Glad to hear you’re enjoying yourself in Istanbul.

  • Ayngelina  says:

    Thanks so much for including me. I didn’t realize how strong the travel bloggers community was until I wrote that post. I was completely overwhelmed by the kindness and support from people I had never met.

    • The Working Traveller  says:

      We’ve all been there and sometimes it’s good to have a reminder of the downsides of travel.

  • Cam  says:

    Hey! Thanks for including us in this great list.

    • The Working Traveller  says:

      No worries. Bollywood extra must be on the bucket list for every working traveller.

  • Sally  says:

    Ban ME?!?

    • The Working Traveller  says:

      On reflection I’ve decided to give more consideration to the name change option. Now, if you could just call off the heavies…

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