Unusual travel suggestions
are dancing lessons from God.
- Kurt Vonnegut
I have lived my life in widening circles that reach out across
- Rainer Maria Rilke
Tourism is like a fire you can cook you meal on it or it can
burn your house down.
- Asian proverb
People don't take trips. Trips take people.
- John Steinbeck
Nothing, above all, is comparable to the new life that a reflective
person experiences when he observes a new country. Though I
am always myself, I believe I have been changed to the very
marrow of my bones.
Wolfgang von Goethe, Letters from Italy
Why be where you are who you are when you can just as easily
be somewhere else behaving differently?
- Michael Ventura, Letters
How beautiful it is to do nothing and then rest afterwards.
Wherever you go, there you are.
- Buckaroo Bonzai
Many people come to look. Few actually see
- Local guide, Monte Albán (conversation, 2002)
It was not certain that Britain existed until I went there.
- Julius Cesar, Gallic Wars, quoted by Ursula K. Le Guin in
at the Edge of the World
Should I go or should I stay now?
- The Clash
Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must
carry it with us or we find it not.
- - Ralph
Waldo Emerson, Essay XII, Art
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there
is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ever travel and see someone who looks like someone you know?
Excuse me, friends, I must catch my jet ... I'm off to join
the Development Set
- Ross Coggins, The
Because tourism is an industry, by definition it is market-oriented
and must sell a product. In the case of 'ecotourism,' that product
is the environment, and in the rush to get a competitive advantage
over rivals, many tour operators run roughshod over natural
environments and traditional economies and cultures. Uncontrolled
numbers of tourists led by unscrupulous tour operators are quickly
destroying the natural areas around the world.
- Valerie Barzetti, Parks and Progress: Protected Areas and
Economic Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
You can't get there from here.
Things are speeding up here at the end.
Not all who wander are lost.
I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out
whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
No vacation goes unpunished.
- Karl Hakkrarainen