The story so far….
#Travchat was originally based in Australia to fulfill the need for Twitter users in the Southern Hemisphere as the online chats always seemed to fall between midnight and 8 am when they were unable to join in. However, it has now shifted continents, hemispheres (and owners), as it now has a new home in the UK with GlobalGrapevine.
We aim to not just nurture it but ensure that it grows and blossoms and we think that #Travchat (the friendliest chat on Twitter), couldn’t be in a better pair of hands but we are a bit biased
#ANZtravelchat was created specifically for people living in the Australia/New Zealand time zones by Saxon Templeman and 30 Summers and on 20 May 2015 it was launched out into cyberspace. The chat grew, but oddly most of the traffic was coming from Europe so in January 2016 #ANZtravelchat morphed into #Travchat. And now it’s come to join us in Europe~it’s come full circle and come home.
How #Travchat works.
Each week there will be different topics.
Some weeks there may also be other Guest Hosts or Topic Experts for specific chats.
Each week we will pose six questions which we’ll post here the day before the chat and will be tweeted at intervals during the chat.
To join the conversation simply use the Hashtag #Travchat and share your feedback, observations, photos and comments. These will then appear in the Chat stream.
Each of our six questions will be tweeted out with the prefix: Q1, Q2… Q6 etc. To answer simply begin your tweet with A1, A2… A6 etc.
Click this link to find out what time 10-30am (GMT) Wednesday is in your city.
- LONDON 10-30am (Wednesday)
- SYDNEY 8-30pm (Wednesday)
- TOKYO 6-30pm (Wednesday)
So, anyone who is up for a catch up with possibly the friendliest gang on twitter come and say ‘Hi’ and join the best conversation and share your good~and not so good travellers tales.
We chat for about an hour officially although we aim to hang around much of the day and chat longer.
We’d love to hear what you have to say, hear about your experiences and maybe see a few of your photos.
Come and join us and join in~we’d love to meet you!
Any questions? Just get in touch here.
And if you get tired waiting for Wednesdays just drop by our #Travchat Facebook Group. Come join in the conversation and community on Facebook between our chats. Looking forward to it already!
This week on #Travchat.
WEDNESDAY 17 JULY 2019
Q1 What is your definition/understanding of the term street photography? #travchat
Q2 What do you especially look out for when doing street photography in a new destination? #travchat
Q3 Tell us about a place that’s a street photographers dream. Why is it so good? #travchat
Q4 What camera/gear would you pack if you were doing a whole day of street photography? #travchat
Q5 Street photography is synonymous with faces and people. How do you photograph strangers? Do you ask their permission? Any tips? #travchat
Q6 What is a useful tip you would share with a novice street photographer to help them get better photos out on the streets. #travchat