#TTOT Round-Up: Adventure Travel

Every Tuesday it’s Travel Talk on Twitter! Follow the #TTOT tag to see what all the commotion and Tweets are about! There are two sessions to join, one at 9:30am GMT and the other at 9:30pm GMT.

Here’s the round-up of this week’s #TTOT: 

Q1. How do you define Adventure Travel? (submitted by heliyes)

  • LiveShareTravel: Anything where I can’t wear heels! 
  • letssitoutside: Anything that gives you that feeling in your gut 
  • RickGriffin: Adventure Travel is traveling without and itinerary or a toothbrush 
  • FearfulGirl: Anything with a high probability of death
  • conjostudios: Adventure travel is going to a country the State Department says to avoid
  • corduroy08: Eating somewhere where you know the odds of you spending the next 24 hours on a toilet are high
Street-side dining in Yangon, Burma could lead to toilet praying…

Q2. Where is the best place in the world to visit for adventure activities and what is the best activity there? (submitted by OysterWorldwide)

  • HayleyJWeber: South Africa! World’s highest bungee jump, great white shark diving, abseiling down the face of Table Mountain…need I go on?
  • raineenyte: I loved Alaska! Zip lining and glacier trekking were amazing!!!
  • redheadedtravel: New Zealand! I’d say whitewater rafting but hell, mountains, water, air, there are so many options
  • WomanSeeksWorld: Ice swimming in Helsinki! I had to check if my heart was still in my chest afterwards!
  • boomergirl50: CANADA- east, west, mountains, Great Lakes, prairies, badlands, rivers, Arctic. You name, we got adventure
  • 25travels: I think the world is too awesome, that being anywhere is an ADVENTURE in itself
Blondini006 lives the extreme dream in New Zealand  

    Q3. What was the wildest and/or strangest adventure you had on your travels? (submitted by traveldudes)

    • Rhiannon_FitzG: Travelling around Kenya on my own was pretty wild – not knowing who I was going to meet, where I was going. I climbed Kili too!
    • RobAdventurists: Escaping from village in Indonesia jungle where I’d been taken against my will on back of moped!  
    • laurenameliaw: Trusting some random in Morocco to pick us up and not kill us. That’s another thing: trusting strangers is a new adventure!
    • alexplim: Being guided around the Amazon rainforest by a machete-wielding cocaine addict called Julian
    • triptrotting: Got bit by a crazy monkey in Thailand
    • eculturesjon: I’d say hitchhiking across Jordan. Amazing time!
    corduroy08 goes extreme with a bow and arrow in his travels

      Q4. When does adventure travel become extreme? (submitted by OysterWorldwide)

      • MalloryOnTravel: When you need to change your underwear after completing it?
      • worldtravelfmly: At the hospital getting your toe sewn back on
      • Roopunzel: When ur hearts beating so bloody fast that u need a cup of tea to calm u down
      • nonstopWT: When you realize you can’t find your passport
      • WillJackJones: When you can’t tell the difference between excitment and fear
      • wherechugo: Adventure travel is pushing personal limits. It becomes extreme when it creates issues for self or others
      You know it’s extreme when roniweiss needs a walking stick

       Q5. What’s on your adventure travel bucket list? (submitted by tripofourlife)

      FearfulGirl‘s top travel adventure includes scuba diving
      • itchyfeetegypt: Great white shark diving and safari in Kenya
      • Travelbite: Mountain-biking down death road, Bolivia
      • MiddleSeatView: My travel bucket list is a world atlas
      • HerrFlyiboy: Trying to find the lost city of Atlantis 
      • kirstyabrown: Love to do the Three Peaks, climb Kilimanjaro, hike in Patagonia and explore Alaska
      • eurapart: I don’t have a bucket list. With a mind open to adventure, it will find me 
      Trekking the Himalayas in Nepal was my biggest adventure yet

      And there you have it, “Adventure Travel!”

      Next weeks #TTOT topic is: “Oceania” submitted by HollyGalbraith. Submit your questions here! And don’t forget to tune follow the #TTOT every Tuesday at 9:30am and 9:30pm GMT!

      As always, a HUGE travel community thank you to our #TTOT hosts and organizers: traveldudes, roniweiss, toddwassel, traveldesigned, insidetravellab, WildJunket, tbloggersunite and mobilelawyer!

      Have you got anything to add? 

      © Connie Hum 2011

      Categories: #TTOT

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