#CultureTrav Twitter Chat

#CultureTrav

#CultureTrav Twitter Chat 101:

The goal of the #CultureTrav Twitter chat is to hear perspectives and stories from fellow travelers, especially as it pertains to cultural immersion! I’ve always enjoyed hearing how people personally experience travel – how we dissect cultural similarities and differences, bridge language gaps, try new things (new cuisines), develop friendships during travel, and much more. 

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler, a nomad, an expat, enjoy traveling alone or with family/friends, or even just go leisurely through part-time travel like I do, you’ll be sure to have great tips to share with others.

Weekly Chat Details:

  1. Follow us (me, co-host @JLipowski and co-host @travelsustains) on Twitter for important updates and questions. If you have any questions, please feel free to direct message us on Twitter!
  2. If you don’t have a Twitter account but are interested in reading our chat recaps, you can visit Storify!
  3. Prepare ahead of time. You can find updated chat questions on this page (usually a few days before chat time). Since the questions will be posted before the chat, you can brainstorm which photos or videos to share, and also link to applicable blog posts you may have on the topic!
  4. How the chat Q&A works:
    As the chat starts, questions come in 5-minute intervals starting at 2:30 PM EST and ending at 3:00 PM EST.
    To reply to questions (these are indicated with a “Q”) you reply with an “A”
    For example:
    Q1: “Where did you have the best pasta? Tell us a story! #CultureTrav
    “A1: In Rome at this little restaurant recommended by local friends! #CultureTrav
  5. Join us on Thursdays, 2:30 pm EST* (check your local time)
  6. Use the hashtag, #CultureTrav, with every tweet, so that others can see your valuable advice and photos!
  7. Join our Facebook group to stay connected after the chat ends. Feel free to ask questions, give advice about destinations or topics, share your own blog posts and photos, and chat with like-minded travelers!
  8. Become a guest host! Have an idea for a (future) topic? Email me directly!

Next Chat: 

April 27, 2017:

Q1. When you hear the word “festival,” what comes to mind? #CultureTrav
Q2. What makes a great festival? The creativity? The Food? The engagement? Etc. Share a pic. #CultureTrav
Q3. What has been your favorite festival? What about it did you love? #CultureTrav
Q4. What’s the most random or unique festival you’ve attended, or heard about? #CultureTrav
Q5. Are there festivals you make sure to never miss? What makes them special? #CultureTrav
Q6. What kind of food have you had at festivals? Any favorite treats? #CultureTrav
BONUS: Which festivals are on your wishlist to experience next? #CultureTrav

Past Topics

April 20, 2017: Road Trips with Prachi Madri
April 13, 2017: Trains
April 6, 2017: Local
March 30, 2017: Borders
March 23, 2017: Discovery
March 16, 2017: Empathy
March 9, 2017: Hot Places with @Prachimadri
March 2, 2017: Beauty
February 23, 2017: Wildlife with @WANTexpeditions
February 16, 2017: Activities with @travelcricket8
February 9, 2017: Islands with @E_Scal
February 2, 2017: Creativity
January 26, 2017: Family Travel with @OurGalaxyFamily
January 19, 2016: Transportation with @BusBud
January 12, 2016: Footprints
January 5, 2017: New Beginnings
December 29, 2016: Wonder
December 22, 2016: Challenges
December 15, 2016: Rainbow
December 8, 2016: Hope
December 1, 2016: Ethics
November 17, 2016: Museums
November 10, 2016: Milestones in honor of #CultureTrav’s two-year anniversary
November 3, 2016: Compassion
October 27, 2016: Customs
October 20, 2016: Colors
October 13, 2016: Spontaneity
October 6, 2016: Inspiration – #JACultureTrav (a collaboration between #CultureTrav and #JAChat)
September 29, 2016: National Parks
September 22, 2016: Flying with @RTWBarefoot
September 15, 2016: Nature with @GlobalBrunch
September 8, 2016: Souvenirs with @Travel_boomer
September 1, 2016: Evolving Travel with @prachimadri
August 25, 2016: Learning Through Travel with @teachertrekker
August 18, 2016: “Festivals”
August 11, 2016: European Capitals with @GirlsGuideParis
August 4, 2016: Humor
July 28, 2016: Sustainability and Social Impact with @HIUSA
July 21, 2016: Luxury Travel
July 14, 2016: Street Stuff
July 7, 2016: Adventure Travel with @shesgoingplaces
June 30, 2016: Photography with @BorderFreeProd
June 23, 2016: Event Travel with @gettheregetlost
June 16, 2016: Spiritual Travel with @E_Scal and @RTWBarefoot
June 9, 2016: Wander List Travel with @1stinservice
June 2, 2016: Road Trips with special guests @zachandallie and @kidfriendlyeurope101
May 26, 2016: Happiness with @PrachiMadri
May 20, 2016: Summer Dreaming with #JAchat (Collaboration)
May 12, 2016: Languages with @VisitDotOrg
May 5, 2016: Fun Finds with @LindaPeters64
April 28, 2016: Diversity with @HEUSANY
April 21, 2016: Local with @Citizine
April 14, 2016: Peace with @NYtravfest
April 7, 2016: Documentation @FluentCity
March 31, 2016: Healing with @LeannaLost
March 24, 2016: Books with @E_Scal
March 17, 2016: Luck with @DoroLef
March 10, 2016: Accommodation with @KidFriendlyEuro
March 3, 2016: Lessons with @tannercknorr
February 25, 2016: Culture Shock with @culturiously
February 18, 2015: Indigenous Cultures with @ankit1989
February 11, 2016: Remote Travel with @NavTheAtlas
February 4, 2016: Nostalgia with @junkkdna
January 28, 2016: Routines with @TripStreak
January 21, 2016: Touring Easy with @TourRadar
January 14, 2016: Family with @BWLETravel
January 7, 2016: Firsts
December 17, 2015: Perceptions
December 10, 2015: Security with @G1Gtravel
December 3, 2015: Travel Inspiration with @JettingAround. #JACultureTrav special event
November 26, 2015 Gratitude
November 19, 2015: Archaeology
November 12, 2015: “Best of” 1-year Anniversary chat
November 5, 2015: Planning with @Busbud
October 29, 2015: Movies with @E_Scal
October 22, 2015: Relationships with @RTWBarefoot
October 15, 2015: Activities with @writingtravels
October 9, 2015: Companions with @pinthemapprojct
October 1, 2015: Time with @seegstravels
September 24, 2015: Urban Tourism with @GlobalBrunch
September 17, 2015: Peace with @BostonHostel
September 10, 2015: Sports with guest hosts @E_Scal, @Char_JS and @SomaSurf
September 3, 2015: UNESCO sites with @Ankit1989
August 27, 2015: Long-Term Travel with @HoneyTrek
August 20, 2015: Social Travel
August 13, 2015: Humor with @Wanderlustgirls
August 6, 2015: Memories
July 30, 2015: Travel Writing
July 23, 2015: Ecotourism
July 16, 2015 Education with MezzeCulture
July 9, 2015: Teen Travel
July 2, 2015: Solo Travel with Nikki from Pin the Map Project
June 25, 2015: Attire with @PapiliaLuxe
June 18, 2015: Backpacking with @backpackcarib
June 11, 2015: Media with @immersiontravel
June 4, 2015: Personal Safety
May 28, 2015: Cultural Tourism
May 21, 2015: Water
May 14, 2015: Art with Erik Scalavino
May 7, 2015: “Volunteering” with Kathryn from Unearth the World
April 23, 2015: Expat life with guest host, Cherrie K
April 16, 2015: “Work & Travel” with guest host, Roni Weiss (NY Trav Fest)
April 9, 2015: “Traditions”
April 2, 2015: “Music” with guest host, Erik Scalavino
March 26, 2015: “Lost In Translation”
March 19, 2015: “Etiquette”
March 12, 2015: “History”
March 5, 2015: “Home”
February 26, 2015: “Europe”

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