#Travel Talk on Tuesday: Weird Tours and Activities

Want to know a little more about the weirdest tours ever? Every week, we take to twitter to get some cool info about cheap holidays, travel, things to do and gadgets as part of #TTOT. We submitted a question this week and couldn’t believe some of the replies! Burlesque shows, toilet tours and leaf peeping… Find out more in our Travel Talk on Tuesday Storify of weird tours and activities and add your own in comments below! In the meantime you can learn all about the Travel Talk on Twitter community here.

Weirdest Tours Ever?

Ever been on holiday or travelled the world? Then #ttot is for you! Travel Talk on Twitter is exactly what it says on the tin. We talk travel on twitter! This week one of Purple Travel’s questions was used: What was the weirdest tour/activity you did and why was it so weird!?

  1. Q4 What was the weirdest tour/activity you did and why was it so weird!? via @PurpleTravel #TTOT
  2. @News24Travel @PurpleTravel $5 burlesque show in Alphabet City in NYC on a Monday night. It was fun but such a weird place to go #ttot
  3. A4: On a tour in China I had to stick my head up a local dancer’s skirt. It would have been rude not to. #ttot
  4. A4 @hjortur @PurpleTravel Our group went to see a film in India. Film was in Hindi & no english subtitles. #TTOT
  5. A4. It was when I was a tour leader in Bulgaria, and have to lead an excursion which was just overpriced and not authentic at all… #ttot
  6. A4: On a tour in China I had to stick my head up a local dancer’s skirt. It would have been rude not to. #ttot
  7. @traveldudes @PurpleTravel A4: To break the ice, one of our tour activities was to tell everyone in the bus their most embarasing story!
  8. #ttot q4: had a guide follow me for 15 mins in Fes after saying ‘no thanks’, then he told me I was racist because I didn’t change my mind
  9. A4 Goes back to my answer to A1, The Cemetary & Walking Tour in New Orleans! Voodoo witches, local myths – fun! #ttot
  10. @dropje: @hjortur @PurpleTravel hehe a hungarian retired guide. All of a sudden he was farting, and he kept talking :)” #ttot
  11. @CityTripPlanner @PurpleTravel probably the morning after my first pubcrawl in a different city…don’t wanna go in details haha #ttot
  12. @hjortur @PurpleTravel I tagged along with the Dutch Gay Mountain Climbing Association in #Ethiopia. I met em on a bus from #Asmara. #TTOT
  13. @hjortur @PurpleTravel hehe a hungarian retired guide who showed us the Buda area. All of a sudden he was farting, and he kept talking :)
  14. @discoverusaCA @PurpleTravel licking an ants bum in the Queensland jungle #bushtucker weird why? Speaks for itself! #ttot
  15. A4. It was when I was a tour leader in Bulgaria, and have to lead an excursion which was just overpriced and not authentic at all… #ttot
  16. A4: weirdest tour activity… the ‘leaf peeping’ tours of Vermont sound very odd but are actually amazing – you chase fail foliage! #TTOT
  17. A4 Visiting a ladyboy cabaret show on Koh Tao with @contiki…those ladyboys know how to sure do know how to strut their stuff! #ttot
  18. A4 Jungle tour with just me and the guide. Machete, no radio, just virgin rainforest! I ate ants, made a balsa raft and survived! #ttot
  19. A4. Meeting a shaman was almost scary but he was a really nice guy and not too mystical:-)! #ttot pic.twitter.com/Ca26SnU1hf
  20. A4 was asked to whack a crab to death on a fishing tour, also on Vancouver Island! I passed on it #TTOT
  21. A4 fishing in Japan where “river” proprietor emptied bucket of fish into our section of river; easy to catch! #ttot @funrated @PurpleTravel
  22. A4: Rushing through Luxor & the aim was only to stay in front of the following groups! Soooo stupid! #TTOT
  23. A4 My Nomad tour in #Mongolia was weird… salty fermented milk with a local, chased by wild dogs & 2 nights in a yurt! #TTOT

 

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