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Weekly Travel Quote

Travel quote: Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. Continue reading

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In flight emergency: no more pretzels

Houston Chronicle quotes Matthew Stone from Global Postmark about Continental airlines removing free pretzels from domestic flights. Continue reading

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Patricia Storace considers paradise in this week’s travel quote. Continue reading

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Weekly Travel Quote

“I like thinking that perhaps this is how we should always travel, without foresight or answers, adventitiously, with faith as our compass.” Continue reading

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Guy de Maupassant speaks of Venice in today’s travel quote. Continue reading

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In today’s travel quote, Adam Gopnik describes the two types of travelers. Continue reading

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Bill Bryson is funny

Bill Bryson hits the spot with Notes From a Small Island, one of the top travel books of all time. Continue reading

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The Ugly American in Italy, ca. 1950

This passage is taken from the 1955 travel book American In Italy, which I have previously reviewed. It could have been written yesterday: I first heard of the two women from St. Louis from a bellboy who told me they had hung their laundry on the chandelier. When the manager discovered it had washed off the decorations he tried to make them pay.

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Weekly Travel Quote

I pull over once in a while and let them scream past. They don’t know what they’re missing. Or, if they do, they’ve become numb to it. A sad thing. Continue reading

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Happy New Year Quote

New Year’s Travel Quote: The world will end some day, on somebody’s calendar, one way or another. But until then, let’s go drink a mai tai on the beach with someone we love and get our belly buttons pierced. Hell, it’s about time. Continue reading

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