Archive for May, 2011

Don’t refuse to go on an occasional wild goose chase – that’s what wild geese are for.

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Don’t refuse to go on an occasional wild goose chase – that’s what wild geese are for. -by Anonymous

Destination is merely a byproduct of the journey.

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Destination is merely a byproduct of the journey. -by Eric Hansen

We need only travel enough to give our intellects an airing.

Friday, May 27th, 2011

We need only travel enough to give our intellects an airing. -by Henry David Thoreau

Venice, unlike Rome or Ravenna or nearby Verona, had nothing of its own to start with.

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Venice, unlike Rome or Ravenna or nearby Verona, had nothing of its own to start with. Venice, as a city, was a foundling, floating upon the waters like Moses in his basket among the bulrushes. It was therefore obliged to be inventive, to steal and improvise. -by Mary McCarthy

Traveling is seeing; it is the implicit that we travel by.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Traveling is seeing; it is the implicit that we travel by. -by Cynthia Ozick

Try to be a good writer and a good traveler, but not so much a travel writer.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Try to be a good writer and a good traveler, but not so much a travel writer. Too many people are infatuated with the title of travel writer, but the best travel books and features are usually written by plain old writers. -by Nicholas Gill

The world is huge. I mean, really, really huge. Bigger than our minds can imagine.

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

The world is huge. I mean, really, really huge. Bigger than our minds can imagine. -by Akila & Patrick, The Road Forks

The journey of a thousand miles now begins with setting up a travel blog.

Friday, May 20th, 2011

The journey of a thousand miles now begins with setting up a travel blog. -by Doug Mack

The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time.

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

The true traveler is he who goes on foot, and even then, he sits down a lot of the time. -by Colette

The spread of Western ideology might be good for big business

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

The spread of Western ideology might be good for big business, but speaking strictly from the perspective of an individual traveler who values the exotic, capitalism sucks. -by Chuck Thompson