So you’ve created a twitter account and are logged on for adventure, but you don’t know where to start? Fear not as we select our top twitter picks of celebrity travellers, professional nomads and down-right crazy adventurers.
http://twitter.com/DaveGorman - Mixing adventure, perseverance and comedy together, journalist, comedian and TV star Dave Gorman shows us all that you don’t need to travel the world to have an adventure: From August 30th to September 30th he will be cycling from the southernmost part of the British mainland (Lizard Point) to the easternmost (Lowestoft Ness) to the westernmost (Ardnamurchan) to the northernmost (Dunnet Head). Oh, and he’s playing comedy gigs each evening too!
http://twitter.com/RichardBranson - The swashbuckling entrepreneur and Virgin boss always has an adventure planned. From charity events to planning a family trip to outer space, get your adventure inspiration with Sir Richard Branson.
http://twitter.com/duzer - With more energy than a Duracell bunny and an easy-going manner, this adventurous American never shies away from a challenge. Recent exploits include cycling across the US from San Diego to Washington DC on a 3-speed shopping bike! Inspiring stuff. Watch the entire group of videos online at natgeoadventure.tv: http://natgeoadventure.tv/uk/Show.aspx?Id=295
http://twitter.com/DaveCorn - Never a stranger to adventure travel, Englishman Dave Cornthwaite holds the bizarre but exciting title of ‘the first person to skateboard across Australia.’ His latest challenge sees him travelling the course of Australia’s mighty Murray river from source to mouth to highlight global warming – oh, did we mention he’s going to paddle-board it all! Follow Dave's adventures on natgeoadventure.tv: http://natgeoadventure.tv/uk/Show.aspx?Id=338
http://twitter.com/lancearmstrong - If you are in need of inspiration to get off the couch and explore the world then Lance Armstrong, US super-star cyclist is undoubtedly that man. Discover his worldview and get out there and explore the planet.
http://twitter.com/EverywhereTrip - Travelling the world since March 2007 and visiting over 60 countries in the process, American Gary Arndt is a true adventurer. His regular tweets have brought him just short of 90,000 followers worldwide as they seek inspiration on how to explore the world and what to see from the man himself - find out when he hits a country near you soon.
http://twitter.com/LarryHabegger - Larry Habegger is a travel writer, editor, journalist, and teacher who has been covering the world since his international travels began in the 1970s. An encyclopaedia of travel stories and travel facts, for example: Thomas Cook invented the word "tourism."
http://twitter.com/nomadicmatt - A twenty-something vagabond who has been on the road regularly since 2005. A native of Boston, USA, Nomadic Matt has lately called everywhere home, but, as he sets out on his blog, he refreshingly finds people who brag about travel insecure and aggravating!
http://twitter.com/MarcusWaring - Marcus Waring is a freelance journalist, travel writer and photographer currently living and working in London, England. Great if you want to find out more about the life of a jobbing travel freelancer and photographer.
http://twitter.com/FrankColes - Globetrotting adventurer, journalist and author Frank Coles has edited two books, been a contributing magazine editor, brand maker and copywriter and spent a decade in the TV and film business. He has also swum with sharks, driven a car over ice, fired more guns than Rambo and learnt what it takes to be a ‘real’ man while researching his new book How to Drive a Tank: and Other Everyday Tips for the Modern Gentleman. See the Latest from Frank Coles on his Natgeoadventure Channel Riding High: http://natgeoadventure.tv/uk/Channel.aspx?Id=388
http://twitter.com/NatGeoAdventure - The twitter page of natgeoadventure.tv , the adventure travel video, photo and community website from National Geographic Channel. Updated daily, Tweets cover everything from amazing travel photographs and humorous street signs from around the world, to mad-capped adventure videos submitted by their global community of adventurers.
http://twitter.com/Caroldtravels - Carol Driver is a UK journalist currently travel-writing her way around the world. Destinations covered include Australia, Hong Kong and more. A great follow for a real-feel for adventure and travelling.