To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.
— Bill Bryson (via luxuryaccommodations)
Travel spins us round in two ways at once: It shows us the sights and values and issues that we might ordinarily ignore; but it also, and more deeply, shows us all the parts of ourselves that might otherwise grow rusty.
— Pico Iyer (via cheapflights)
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
— Aldous Huxley (via liatherawr)
When the traveler goes alone he gets acquainted with himself.
— Liberty Hyde Bailey (via infinitecruises)