Travel Quote Tuesday | Doctor Who

I have no idea whether there’s a correlation between those who love science fiction and those who love to travel. It seems to me – as a lover of both – that there ought to be! For me, both are rooted in a curiosity about the unknown and a delight in exploring every corner of ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Alice Meynell

The best travel moments linger in the memory not only for hours and days but for years, sometimes for a lifetime! I love this passage by Alice Christiana Gertrude Meynell, an English writer, poet and suffragist born in the 19th century. The photo is another from our first trip to Antarctica in 2004. We spotted ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Alfred Tennyson

Travel is addictive! If I’m not actually travelling, chances are good that I’m researching, planning and booking at least one future holiday if not two, not to mention processing images and writing up blog posts on the most recent trip. Tennyson needs no introduction from me. I love this quote from his poem Ulysses, written ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Diane Arbus

‘Diane Arbus was an American photographer and writer noted for photographs of marginalized people—dwarfs, giants, transgender people, nudists, circus performers —and others whose normality was perceived by the general populace as ugly or surreal.’ (Wiki) What that says to me is that she excelled in finding beauty where others fail to see it, a quality ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Confucius

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” Applicable to so much more in life than travel. Simple advice from Confucius. Before our first visit to Kyoto, I had read about this idea of visiting too many temples, becoming ’templed out’, if you will. But for us, that never happened. In the city of a ... Read more »