Archive for February, 2011

He travels best that knows when to return

Monday, February 28th, 2011

He travels best that knows when to return. -by Thomas More

Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life

Friday, February 25th, 2011

Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life. -by Anna Akhmatova

the real appeal of travel is not how it expands my life but how it shrinks it

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

For me, … the real appeal of travel is not how it expands my life but how it shrinks it. Contains it. At home, clutter—both the physical and mental variety—consumes me. Out there, I am free of all that. I am lighter. -by Eric Weiner

less time to fly across the ocean and longer to drive to work

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Each year it seems to take less time to fly across the ocean and longer to drive to work. -by Unknown

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway. -by John Wayne

A trip has really been successful if I come back sounding strange even to myself

Monday, February 21st, 2011

A trip has really been successful if I come back sounding strange even to myself. -by Pico Iyer

Street markets should be required stops

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Street markets should be required stops for every traveler who wants to eat good food. -by Akila & Patrick, The Road Forks

I have come to worship in the church of insatiable inquiry

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

As a wandering pilgrim, I have come to worship in the church of insatiable inquiry and unconditioned kindness. -by Don George

far less complicated than what you knew back home

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Life on the road … is far less complicated than what you knew back home – yet intriguingly more complex. -by Rolf Potts, “Vagabonding”

The journey not the arrival matters

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

The journey not the arrival matters. -by T.S. Eliot