Friday, 24 May 2013


"I should like to spend the whole of my life travelling abroad, if I could anywhere borrow another life to spend afterwards at home".

(William Hazlett)

"An ordinary talent will always be ordinary whether he travels or not; but man of superior talent (which I cannot deny myself to be without being impious) will go to pieces if he remains in the same place".


Wednesday, 15 May 2013


"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime".

(Mark Twain)

"Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world".

(Gustave Flaubert)

Thursday, 2 May 2013


"All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it."

(Samuel Johnson)

"To awaken quiet alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world."

(Freya Stark)