READING TIME: 2 MIN. 


1- The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.

Saint Augustine

2- For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.

Leonardo da Vinci

3- A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.

Lao Tzu

4- Travelers never think that they are the foreigners.

Mason Cooley

5- If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.

Cesare Pavese

6- The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

7- One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.

Thomas Jefferson

8- To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.

Aldous Huxley

9- I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.

George Bernard Shaw

10 – Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.

Paul Theroux

11- You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot.

Shakuntala Devi

12- “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

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  • Me encantó la #10, so true.

    • GRACIAS PEPE!!! perdón por la respuesta tardía, y gracias por suscribirte!

  • Caroline – love these points about traveling. Have you read any of Alastair Reid’s books about his various lives in different places (Spain, Dominican Republic, Scotland, and the list goes on. His work provides some great tidbits. Gracias por tener este blog, Caroline. Adonde en Mexico?

  • Gracias Rita!
    No, no he leido a Alastair Reid, definitivamente lo pondré en mi lista de lectura, me encantan los libros que me ayudan a conocer países, creo que es viajar a través de las letras.
    Soy de Guadalajara 🙂
    Muchas gracias por leer mi blog.

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