Archive for October, 2009

The more I traveled the more I realized

Saturday, October 31st, 2009

The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends. -by Shirley MacLaine

You can’t stay in your corner of forest

Friday, October 30th, 2009

You can’t stay in your corner of forest waiting for others to come to you. You’ve got to go to them sometimes. -by Winnie the Pooh

Travel is more than the seeing of sights

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. -by Miriam Beard

the view is best from the top

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is best from the top. -by Arnold Bennett

the first piece of luggage on the carousel

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Did you ever notice that the first piece of luggage on the carousel never belongs to anyone? -by Erma Bombeck

Come to the edge, he said

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Come to the edge, he said. They said: We are afraid. Come to the edge, he said. They came. He pushed them, and they flew. -by Guillaume Apollinaire

travel writers and travel photographers have utterly unrelated travel goals

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

At a basic level, travel writers and travel photographers have utterly unrelated travel goals: Writers are looking for interesting experiences; photographers are looking for interesting visuals. -by Rolf Potts

traveler must have the back of an ass to bear all

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

A traveler must have the back of an ass to bear all, a tongue like the tail of a dog to flatter all, the mouth of a hog to eat what is set before him, the ear of a merchant to hear all and say nothing. -by Thomas Nashe

Nothing had prepared me for Honolulu

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Nothing had prepared me for Honolulu… -by W. Somerset Maugham

I have thousands of little shampoos

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

I have thousands of little shampoos from thousands of hotels and I don’t even have hair. -by Jerry Della Femina