Favorite Travel Sayings

Dec 29th, 2006, 07:27 AM
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Favorite Travel Sayings

Here's mine:

Breakfast in Paris;

Lunch in New York;

Dinner in San Francisco;

Luggage in Buenos Aires.
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Dec 29th, 2006, 07:45 AM
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"Take half as much luggage and twice as much money as you planned"
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Dec 29th, 2006, 07:46 AM
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"Now boarding flight 123 to XYZ"

That is the beginning of voyage that I have planned for lovingly. I am so excited to begin the journey!

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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:07 AM
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The most important thing to remember to bring is your sense of humor.
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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:18 AM
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I don't know that this is an official saying, but it should be:

If you want everything to be like home, STAY home!
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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:20 AM
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Ha! My old boss always told us: "What goes on on the road stays on the road", which normally was right before we had a whole lot of fun! One time when his wife over the phone asked him what his evening plans were he said "Just hang out in the stupid room I guess" - he then promptly hung up the phone and joined the rest of us in the hotel bar for the night - after that we always called the lounge or bar the Stupid Room!

He died several years ago of a heart attack, we sure do miss him!
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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:22 AM
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"Les voyages forment la jeunesse". I can still hear my mother said it when she bought me my first trip to Paris after my graduation.

I also like "Heureux qui comme Ulysse a fait un long voyage"
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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:25 AM
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My favorite is an announcement I heard years ago in the Detroit airport:
"Mr. XXX (don't remember the name), your party has caught a taxi and gone home."
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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:36 AM
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Wherever and whenever we're lost, DH and I look at each other and shout, "After all, it's an ADVENTURE!!"
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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:39 AM
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From Baedeker,

"There is little here to detain the casual visitor".

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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:40 AM
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I don't recall where I heard this, it may even have been on this board, but I loved it the minute I read it...

"I want to go everywhere I've never been".
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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:41 AM
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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

Mark Twain
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Dec 29th, 2006, 08:46 AM
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"Mad dogs and Englismen go out in the mid day sun."

"But why, oh why, do the wrong people travel, when the right people stay at home?"

Both by Noel Coward
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Dec 29th, 2006, 09:05 AM
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The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.
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Dec 29th, 2006, 09:21 AM
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From the slowtrav.com web site...

"Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming "WOO HOO what a ride!"
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Dec 29th, 2006, 09:21 AM
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And so true:

The following are favorites




...travel is more than the seeing ofsights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.

Miriam Beard

Keep things on your trip in perspective, and you'll be amazed at the perspective you gain on things back home while you're away...One's little world is put into perspective by the bigger world out there.

Gail Rubin Bereny



The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes "sight seeing".

Daniel J. Boorstin





I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost eveything.

Bill Bryson

One of the gladdest moments of human life, methinks, is the departure upon a distant journey into unknown lands. Shaking off with one mighty effort the fetters of habit, the leaden weight of routine, the cloak of many cares and the slavery of home, man feels once more happy.

Sir Richard Burton














But why, oh why, do the wrong people travel, when the right people stay at home?

Noel Coward


The journey not the arrival matters.

T. S. Eliot

When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.

Clifton Fadiman












Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.

Frank Herbert


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

Aldous Huxley

The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.

Samuel Johnson


If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.

James A. Michener


Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey!

Fitzhugh Mllan




We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.

Jawaharlal Nehru









I havenít been everywhere, but itís on my list.

Susan Sontag








Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.

Anne Sophie Swetchine


A traveller. I love his title. A traveller is to be reverenced as such. His profession is the best symbol of our life. Going from - toward; it is the history of every one of us.

It is a great art to saunter.

Henry David Thoreau

Tourists don't know where they've been, travelers don't know where they're going.

Paul Theroux

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.

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.

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.

Mark Twain

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Dec 29th, 2006, 09:23 AM
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Gertrude Stein

(paraphrase)

"What if when we get there the there is not there anymore?"
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Dec 29th, 2006, 09:52 AM
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You will find something new, unexpected
PalBob.
It reminds me of one trip, we were flanuers on the road and thought we were stuck in a traffic jam. We ended up on a fairy boat. Loved every minute because we had no plans.

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Dec 29th, 2006, 10:34 AM
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Good ones.
But my favorite is when my husband says, "do you have everything? The cab is here."
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Dec 29th, 2006, 10:39 AM
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Do not tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have traveled.

- Mohammed
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