Travel Quote Tuesday | Preparation

Braga Old Town - “As with most things in life, what you get out of a trip is equal only to what you put into it. Learning about a place is part of the excitement of travel. Without prior preparation your experience is diminished because you miss the significance of what you are seeing and doing.” Barrie Kerper

“As with most things in life, what you get out of a trip is equal only to what you put into it. Learning about a place is part of the excitement of travel. Without prior preparation your experience is diminished because you miss the significance of what you are seeing and doing.” ~ Barrie Kerper ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Where Are You Going?

Kirkstone Pass in Cumbria with quote "If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there." George Harrison

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there.” ~ George Harrison Often mis-attributed to Lewis Caroll’s Alice in Wonderland books, this quote is actually from a George Harrison song, “Any Road”, albeit inspired by a scene in which Alice asks the Cheshire Cat for directions: “Would you tell me, please, which ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | The Charm of Locality

“If every plant and flower were found in all places, the charm of locality would not exist. Everything varies, and that gives the interest.” Richard Jefferies

“If every plant and flower were found in all places, the charm of locality would not exist. Everything varies, and that gives the interest.” ~ Richard Jefferies In other words, what makes travelling so wonderful is that every place is different. The landscape and place, the very smell of the air, the people, culture and cuisine, ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Travel Is Life-Changing

“Travel is life-changing. That's the promise made by a thousand websites and magazines, by philosophers and writers down the ages. Mark Twain said it was fatal to prejudice, and Thomas Jefferson said it made you wise. Anais Nin observed that ‘we travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.’ It's all true. Self-transformation is what I sought and what I found.” Elisabeth Eaves

“Travel is life-changing. That’s the promise made by a thousand websites and magazines, by philosophers and writers down the ages. Mark Twain said it was fatal to prejudice, and Thomas Jefferson said it made you wise. Anais Nin observed that ‘we travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.’ It’s ... Read more »