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Travel Wisdom Archive

March 2018

“India – a land where the last thing one needs to bother with is looking good.  In India – at least in the circles I moved in – it’s natural to look beautiful by the smile on your heart through the world you move through.”
– Erin Reese

“Everything I was I carry with me, everything I will be lies waiting on the road ahead.”
– Ma Jian

“Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without traveling.”
- Roman Payne

February 2018

"A nomad will remain for life. In love with distant and uncharted places."
- Isabelle Eberhardt

"There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling."
- Jack Kerouac

"If we were meant to stay in one place, we'd have roots instead of feet."
- Rachel Wolchin


January 2018

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.”
– Jennifer Lee

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times.”
– Unknown

“Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.”
– Unknown

“The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.”
– Anna Quindlen


December 2017

“I may be going nowhere, but what a ride.”
– Shaun Hick

 “Travel is the only context in which some people ever look around.  If we spent half the energy looking at our own neighborhoods, we’d probably learn twice as much.”
– Lucy Lippard

“ I have an Insane calling to be where I’m not.” – Unknown

“Travel is still the most intense mode of learning.” -  Kevin Kelly

“Live is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.” – Unknown


October 2017

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”
– Unknown

“See the world.  It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.”
– Ray Bradbury

September 2017

“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”
- Erol Ozah

“Make voyages.  Attempt them.  There’s nothing else.”
- Tennessee Williams

“Travel brings wisdom only to the wise.  It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.”
- Joe Abercrombie

“Every hundred feet the world changes.”
- Roberto Belano


August 2017

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s Lethal.”
– Unknown

“If You are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”
– Maya Angelou

“It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousands times.”
-A Randle

“Don’t listen to what they say, go see.”
– Chinese Proverb


June 2017

"Travel is still the most intense mode of learning."
- Kevin Kelly

"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old
- Lin Yutang

"The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely."
- Lorraine Hansberry

" And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling."
- Shanti 


MAY 2017

"Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves"
- Carol Pearson

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find  it not."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

APRIL 2017

"No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep."
- Unknown

"I love to walk a city, whether I've been there once or a hundred times
before. It's amazing what sort of inspiration you'll find when you
steal a second glance."    
-Erin Hiemstra 

"To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice."   
- Elizabeth Gilbert


MARCH 2017

"I don't want to spend decades on this planet and never
see the diversity of places God created."
- Unknown

"Travel is still the most intense mode of learning."
- Kevin Kelly

"You'll Never Know Until You Go"
- Your Passport

"Blessed are the curious for they will have adventures"
- B. Trow



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

"In books I have traveled, not only to other worlds, but into my own."
- Anna Quindlen

"Don't let your luggage define your travels, each life unravels differently."
- Shane L. Koyczan

"Every hundred feet the world changes."
- Roberto Bolano



"I was never going  to go if I waited for someone to come with me."
- Laura

"Never Get so buy making a living that you forget to make a life."
 - Unknown

"Travel far enough, you meet yourself."
 - Cloud Atlas

Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport."
 - Unknown 




"To belong nowhere is a blessing and a curse, like any kind of freedom."
- Leah Stewart

"Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew
especially strong in Spring."
- Vladimir Nabokov

"It sounds so far away and different. I like places. I like any place that isn't here."
- Edna Ferber

"While she was in transit, being unattached was exhilarating, but the moment she stopped, so did the high."
- Whitney Otto



"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion." - Albert Camus

"All you need is a dose of Vitamin Sea." - Unknown

"The world is big, and I want to have a look at it before it gets dark." - John Muir

"If you stumble, make it a dance." - Unknow



"I don't want to spend decades on this planet and never see the diversity of places God created." - Unknown

"It feels good to be lost in the right direction." - Unknown

   "Let's wander where the wifi is weak!" - Unknown





"One travels to run away from routine. That dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity" - Ella Mailfait

"Travel, as much as you can. As far as you can. As long as you can. Life is not meant to be lived in one place." - Anonymous

"No matter when or why you travel, there is always something wonderfully new to be found."
- Anonymous

"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring." - David Bowie




“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes”  - Marcel Proust

“You must give everything to make your life as beautiful as the dreams that dance in your imagination.”  - Roman Payne

“Never did the world make a queen of a girl who hides in houses and dreams without  traveling.” – Roman Payne

JULY 2016

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener 

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” – Rumi

“The traveler sees what he sees.  The tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – David Mitchell


JUNE 2016

"Now more than ever do I realize that I will never be content with a sedentary life, that I will always be haunted by thoughts of a sun-drenched elsewhere."
- Isabelle Eberhardt

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
- Marcel Proust

"To travel is to take a journey into yourself."
- Danny Kaye

"Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of  
- Francis Bacon


MAY 2016

"Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind."
- Seneca

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do."
- Mark Twain

"You don't have to be rich to travel."
- Eugene Fodor

"Remember that happiness is a way of travel -- not a destination."
- Roy M. Goodman

APRIL 2016

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

"The life you have led doesn't need to be the only life you have."
- Anna Quindlen

"I see my path, but I don't know where it leads. Not knowing where I'm going is what inspires me to travel it."
- Rosalia de Castro

"To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice."
- Elizabeth Gilbert

MARCH 2016

"There is no way I was born to just pay bills and die."
- Unknown

"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."
- Martin Buber

"No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old familiar pillow."
- Lin Yutang

"If you travel first class, you think first class and you are more likely to play first class." 
- Ray Floyd


“One Travels to Run Away From Routine, That Dreadful Routine That Kills All Imagination And All Our Capacity for Enthusiasm.”
– Ella Maillart

"Traveling -- It Leaves You Speechless, Then Turns You Into A Story Teller."
- Ibn Battuta

"Travel is rebellion in its purest form."
- Unknown

"We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time." - T.S. Eliot


"Ever Since Happiness Heard Your Name, It Has Been Running Through The Streets Trying to Find You."
- Hafiz

"Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.  
- Anita Desai

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“In Italy, they add work and life onto food and wine.”
- Robin Leach

“It is better to travel well than to arrive.”
- Buddha

December 2015

"Our Happiest Moments As Tourists Always Seem To Come When We Stumble  Upon One Thing While In Pursuit Of Something Else." 
- Lawrence Block

"The Journey Itself is My Home."
- Matsuo Basho

"When in Doubt, Travel."
- Unknown

"Begin doing what you want to do now...We have only this moment sparkling like a star in our hand and melting like a snow flake."
- Unknown

November 2015

"I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Life begins at the end of your comfort zone"
- Neale Donald Walsh

"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list."
- Susan Sontag

"People Underestimate Their Capacity for Change.  There is Never a Right Time To Do a Difficult Thing."
- John Porter

    October 2015

"When Something Goes Wrong in Your Life, Just Yell "Plot Twist" and Move On."
- Unknown

"One's Destination is Never a Place. But a New Way of Seeing Things."
- Henry Miller

"Once The Travel Bug Bites, There is No Known Antidote,  And I Know That I Shall Be Happily Infected Until The End Of My Life."
- Michael Palin

"Maybe the journey isn't so much about becoming anything. Maybe it's about un-becoming everything that isn't really you so you can be who you were meant to be in the first place."
- Unknown

    September 2015

"Please Be a Traveler NOT a Tourist.  Try New Things.  Meet New People. 
And Look Beyond What's Right in Front of You. 
Those are the keys to Understanding this Amazing World We Live In."
- Andrew Zimmern

"Don't Look Back; You're Not Going That Way."
- Anonymous

"Fill Your Life With Experiences, Not Things. Have Stories To Tell Not Stuff To Show"
- Unknown

"She took the leap and built her wings on the way down."
- Unknown

"They Told Me I couldn't,  that's Why I Did."
- Unknown

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