Archive for February, 2012

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological. Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home. -David Attenborough

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

I think a major element of jetlag is psychological. Nobody ever tells me what time it is at home. -by David Attenborough

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, & I love food, so I am the perfect traveller. -Michael Palin

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller. -by Michael Palin

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. -R.L. Stevenson

Monday, February 13th, 2012

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. -by Robert Louis Stevenson

When we travel, we embark on an intense, highly concentrated version of life…& give in to temptations. -Daisann McLane

Friday, February 10th, 2012

When we travel, we embark on an intense, highly concentrated version of life itself; and as with life, we want to grab and hold on to as much of it as we can. While we can. So we give in to temptations. -by Daisann McLane

Words have this immense privilege: you can take them with you. -Simone de Beauvoir

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Words have this immense privilege: you can take them with you. -by Simone de Beauvoir

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. -Lawrence Durrell

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection. -by Lawrence Durrell

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. -Oscar Wilde

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. -by Oscar Wilde

There is a great difference between travelling to see countries or to see people. -Emile Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Monday, February 6th, 2012

There is a great difference between travelling to see countries or to see people. -by Emile Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The trouble with Perfect Moments is that they never come at the end of the trip… -Chuck Thompson

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

The trouble with Perfect Moments is that they never come at the end of the trip. They come somewhere in the middle. Or the beginning. As a travel writer, you get to cheat. Rearrange chronology. Take your Day Two dinner with the college kids and turn it into the last paragraph, your final hurrah. It’s fake, of course, but so is a lot of travel writing, so what’s the difference? -by Chuck Thompson

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see. -G.K. Chesterton

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see. -by G.K. Chesterton