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#TTOT Roundup- Communicating with Home


How do you stay in touch while globe-trotting? The #TTOT community tells us how they do it.

Q1 via @AboutLondon: Do you call home while travelling? How often?

Hejorama: As less as I can without my Mom launching a rescue operation on me… Mums do that!

tremendoviaje: I contact my family thru Twitter

easyhiker101: ALWAYS! Once a day.

worldswaiting: I call my Mum and write to my 93 yr old Grandma- she is my most loyal penpal!

Q2 via @traveldudes: What is your favorite way to communicate with family/friends at home?

MalloryOnTravel: Carrier pigeons though takes too damned long to catch them!

kangdamz: Twitter and Facebook!

HostelBookers: Tacky postcards to friends and flatmates, scenic ones to the old folks!

simoncrerar: Nothing beats a carefully chosen, carefully written postcard: something magical about holding a snippet of a country in your hand

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#TTOT Roundup- Expat Travel

As always, #TTOT or Travel Talk on Twitter is a fantastic place to go for insider tips, wise words, and the occasional dirty joke about all your favourite travel topics. If you missed it, have a look at our favourite answers. Share your own responses with us in the comments!

Q1 via @christinahegele: Where would you love to be an expat and why?

unbravegirl: Some place with cheese. Asia is great, but 5 years without decent cheese is KILLING me.

Liligo_UK: Loved being an expat in Spain… lots of sangria and flamenco dance parties in Granada’s caves!

MagellanPR: Jakarta or Hong Kong- so you can travel all across the far east & Australia as such a central place

MalloryOnTravel: I’ll be an expat anywhere that I haven’t left an ex-girlfriend

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What is #TTOT?

Twitter hashtags can sometimes be a mystery, but if you’re interested in travel, then #TTOT is the one to know! It stands for Travel Talk on Twitter, a weekly chat every Tuesday where members of the travel community like travel bloggers, destination experts, and like-minded lovers of travel come together to chat about a weekly topic.

Questions and topics are submitted via the Facebook page, and then on Tuesdays the chat kicks off with a bang! TravelDudes gives you the lowdown here.

Today’s topic is “Expat Travel,” so join us on Twitter (we are @IavraVillaAssoc) to share your thoughts… see you there!