Archive for September, 2011

But it’s awfully exciting too, isn’t it?

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Whether the choice is ours or not, it’s scary to gather up your future in your hands and tend to it with no guarantees. But it’s awfully exciting too, isn’t it? -by Michelle Fabio

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. -by George Bernard Shaw

Never save the best for later. You don’t know what tomorrow brings.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Never save the best for later. You don’t know what tomorrow brings. -by Paulo Coelho

how many different ways they make spaghetti

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

It’s fascinating to travel around Italy and realize just how many different ways they make spaghetti. -by Mario Batali

I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.

Monday, September 26th, 2011

I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine. -by Caskie Stinnett

Travel is a matter of perspective, not location.

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Travel is a matter of perspective, not location. -by Henry David Thoreau

why do we rush to be part of the desecration?

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

…this raises a philosophical question that has long troubled thoughtful travelers: When we all know that tourism will destroy many of the exceptional qualities of a given culture, why do we rush to be part of the desecration? -by Chuck Thompson

We have become used to life being a series of arrivals or departures

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

We have become used to life being a series of arrivals or departures, triumphs or failures, with nothing noteworthy in between. -by Paul Theroux

Travel writing often feels like that walk of shame

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Travel writing often feels like that walk of shame after a drunken night of debauchery. You come home tired, sore and a little confused. -by Kayt Sukel

Travel is the single most social purchase anyone makes.

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Travel is the single most social purchase anyone makes. -by Randi Zuckerberg