1. People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination the kind of people they ignore at home. –Dagobert D. Runes

2. One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. –Henry Miller

3. Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves. –Henry David Thoreau

4. Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen. –Benjamin Disraeli.

5. Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled. –Mohamed


Mount Titlis, Switzerland

6. The journey not the arrival matters. -T.S. Eliot

7. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. –Mark Twain

8. I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train. –Oscar Wilde

9. All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware. –Martin Buber

10. Two roads diverged in a wood and I…I took the one less travelled by. –Robert Frost

11. Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travellers don’t know where they’re going. –Paul Theroux

12. A good traveller has no fix plans and is not intent on arriving. –Lao Tzu

13. There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign. –Robert Louis Stevenson

14. A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it. –John Steinbeck

15. I love to travel, but hate to arrive. –Albert Einstein


Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

16. To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about their countries. –Aldous Huxley

17. If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears. –Cesare Pavese

18. I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine. –Caskie Stinnett

19. Not all those who wander are lost. – J.R.R. Tolkien

20. Travel teaches toleration. –Benjamin Disraeli

21. A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. –Tim Cahill

22. The world is book and those who do not travel read only one page. –St. Augustine

23. To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world. –Freya Stark

24. I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list. –Susan Sontag

25. Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from god. –Kurt Vonnegut


Celebrating Songkran 2015, Chiang Mai, Thailand

26. Travel makes a wise man better and a fool worse. –Thomas Fuller

27. A ship in harbour is safe, but that is not what ships are built for. –John A. Shedd

28. Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before. –Dalai Lama

29. Paris is always a good idea. –Audrey Hepburn

30. I don’t know where I am going but I’m on my way. –Carl Sagan

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