Archive for March, 2011

Let me recommend the best medicine in the world

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages. -by James Madison

Only those who will risk going to far can possibly find out how far one can go.

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Only those who will risk going to far can possibly find out how far one can go. -by T.S. Eliot

Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Travel at its truest is thus an ironic experience, and the best travelers … seem to be those able to hold two or three inconsistent ideas in their minds at the same time, or able to regard themselves as at once serious persons and clowns. -by Paul Fussell

When you are everywhere, you are nowhere

Monday, March 28th, 2011
When you are everywhere, you are nowhere
When you are somewhere, you are everywhere.

-by Rumi

…so many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible.

Friday, March 25th, 2011

…so many things are possible just as long as you don’t know they’re impossible. -by Norton Juster, “The Phantom Tollbooth”

the travel writer is an outsider times two

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

If all writers are by nature outsiders—standing on the periphery, taking in the action—the travel writer is an outsider times two. -by Tom Swick

Nearly every American hungers to move.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

I saw in their eyes something I was to see over and over in every part of the nation – a burning desire to go, to move, to get under way, anyplace, away from any Here. They spoke quietly of how they wanted to go someday, to move about, free and unanchored, not toward something but away from something. I saw this look and heard this yearning everywhere in every states I visited. Nearly every American hungers to move. -by John Steinbeck

Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you. -by Aldous Huxley

A few reels of your vacation pictures soon put your guests in a traveling mood.

Monday, March 21st, 2011

A few reels of your vacation pictures soon put your guests in a traveling mood. -by Laurence J. Peter

memories will follow in the baggage car

Friday, March 18th, 2011

No matter how far we travel, the memories will follow in the baggage car. -by August Strindberg