Travel Quotes

A Destination Mindset: Bringing My Love Of Backpacking Home

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“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things” – Henry Miller Every year, I spend months saving money for backpacking trips abroad and learning about the foreign cultures I’ll be visiting. The farther away from […]

Charlie Hebdo: “I’d Rather Die Standing Than Live On My Knees”

“I’d Rather Die Standing Than Live On My Knees” This is a quote was stated by editor Stéphane Charbonnier of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, who was killed on January 7, 2015, along with 11 colleagues by Islamic extremists […]

An Unusual Celebration: Notes On Losing A Friend (And Keeping Their Memory Alive)

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“No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.” – Robert Southey, English author and poet Tonight, I went to a birthday party. While that may not […]

Notes On Traveling With People You Hate

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I have found out there ain’t no surer way to find out where you like people or hate them than to travel with them” – Mark Twain I’ve traveled with some true crazies during my time on the road. Don’t […]

Are You Trying To Ditch Me?: True Tales Of Terrible Travel Partners

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“I have found out there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them” – Mark Twain I’ve traveled with some true crazies during my time on the road. Don’t […]