People can turn a travel nightmare into a hilarious adventure, and a quiet cup of tea into a golden memory you cherish for the rest of your days.
Having family split over 3 countries can lead to a bit of chaos, especially when a baby's due date is part of the planning. New jobs and the ability to finally have our belongings sent[…]
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[…]
Once upon a time, the CouchSurfing community in Cork was very active. There was a group outing at least once each week. This week was no different. I didn’t go as often as I should[…]
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time. ~ Jack London
If water stands motionless in a pool it grows stale and muddy, but when it moves and flows it becomes clear: so, too, man in his wanderings. ~ Muhammed Asad (Borrowed from Chickybus.com. :)[…]
“Sometimes, I wish I were there” Lovely and wistful post about the “fixed life envy” that occasionally hits even the most dedicated traveler. (Follow Christine on Twitter: http://twitter.com/camorose )
Video: “How social media is changing the way we travel” Originally tweeted by Travelogged.
The photograph reverses the purpose of travel, which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar. ~ Marshall McLuhan
Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.[…]