Archive for April, 2010

it’s in one’s own power to find happiness

Friday, April 16th, 2010

[My parents] taught me that it’s in one’s own power to find happiness, and there is no fear in changing the course of your life by doing something no one else has ever thought of doing. -by Christine Cantera

To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice. -by Elizabeth Gilbert

what I have done with where I have been

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest. -by Georgia O’Keeffe

economists travel on infrastructure

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

You and I come by road or rail, but economists travel on infrastructure. -by Margaret Thatcher

nothing like a comfortable adventure

Monday, April 12th, 2010

There is nothing like a comfortable adventure to put people in a good humor. -by Peter Mayle

recollections of sitting

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Most of my treasured memories of travel are recollections of sitting. -by Robert Thomas Allen

I only point the way

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

I only point the way; a sign doesn’t have to go where it points. -by Max Scheler

each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

All men whilst they are awake are in one common world: but each of them, when he is asleep, is in a world of his own. -by Plutarch

you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there. -by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I reflect on one of the most disconcerting results of terrorism

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Every time I’m stuck in a long security line at the airport, I reflect on one of the most disconcerting results of terrorism: The very people who would benefit most from international travel – those who needlessly fear people and places they don’t understand – decide to stay home. -by Rick Steves