How do you interact with local communities when you travel? Have you stayed local yourself and explored your hometown? This week, our Twitter Chat theme is Local Travel in all its iterations! We’ll be discussing local gems you’ve discovered in your travels, as well as the things that make your hometown special.

This Wednesday, March 21st 2:30pm ET, join us, @lovely_escapist, @Sistersistertrv, @unearththevoy and the Passion Passport community to chat about local travel! Join us by tagging your tweets with #PassionPassport.

If you are unavailable during the chat time, but would still like to participate, feel free to schedule your tweets according to the times listed below:

Q1 – 2:30pm EST

Welcome to the chat! What does “local” mean to you?

Q2 – 2:35pm EST

Have you integrated in a local community in your travels? Share some pics or stories!

Q3 – 2:45pm EST

What’s the best tip you’ve learned from a local abroad? Did you take their advice?

Q4 – 2:55pm EST

If someone were visiting your hometown, what advice would you give them? Share a picture taken in your hometown!

Q5 – 3:00pm EST

Have you ever embarked on a staycation? What did you learn about your hometown or city?

Q6 – 3:05pm EST

Do you have a tried and true strategy for seeking local experiences, be it at home or abroad?

Q7 – 3:10pm EST

Sustainable and ethical tourism often prioritizes local roots and traditions. Have you participated in this sort of travel? What was your experience?

Q8 – 3:20 pm EST

Do you have some local insight, a memory or a fun fact about your hometown to share with the Passion Passport community?

Body image by Sebastian Staines / Header image by Mukiibi Elijah.