Travel Quote Tuesday | Kahlil Gibran

Sometimes you visit a place and love it so much, you don’t want to leave! Where is that place for you? For me, I’ve felt like that about many places. For the last few years, it’s been Japan – Kyoto in particular, which we’ve now spent a total of 18 nights in but still want ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Susan Sontag

I come from a family that loves to travel. When I was a child we went on the most wonderful holidays – some to familiar British summer holiday favourites in Cornwall, Devon and Norfolk and others exploring the great cities of Europe, visiting relatives in India and the USA, going on safaris in Africa, touring ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Buddha

On a metaphorical level, Buddha is not referring (in this quote) to travel in a physical sense; he is speaking of one’s path through life and reminding us that how we live our lives is key. But there are certainly those who take this missive on a literal level too… those with the strongest wanderlust ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Henry Ryecroft

I love this passage about London, the city where I was born and where I live. I debated whether to attribute this quote to Henry Ryecroft, a fictional character, or to the author who created him, George Gissing. The quote is from Gissing’s book, The Private Papers of Henry Ryecroft, “a semi-fictional autobiographical work […] ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Moments

‘Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.’ There is a question mark over the attribution of this quote, with some assigning it to Maya Angelou and others to Vicki Corona. The writings of Maya Angelou have long been an inspiration to me ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Leigh Hunt

I wrote recently about what it means to me to travel with my husband Pete. As long as I’m in his company I’m happier, stronger when facing whatever the world throws at me and in the best mindset to enjoy everything we see and do and experience. It’s like bringing the essence of home along ... Read more »