Heaven For Climate, Hell For Company

“Go to Heaven for the climate, Hell for the company” – Mark Twain | Travel Quote of the Day

Whether You Like People Or Hate Them

“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” – Mark Twain | Travel Quote of the Day

Strange Foreign Fashions

“We wish to learn all the curious, outlandish ways of all the different countries, so that we can “show off” and astonish people when we get home. We wish to excite the envy of our untraveled friends with our strange foreign fashions which we can’t shake off” – Mark Twain | Travel Quote of the […]

One Must Travel To Learn

“One must travel to learn. Every day, now, old Scriptural phrases that never possessed any significance for me before, take to themselves a meaning” – Mark Twain | Travel Quote of the Day

What A Consummate Ass He Can Become

“The gentle reader will never, never know what a consummate ass he can become until he goes abroad. I speak now, of course, in the supposition that the gentle reader has not been abroad, and therefore is not already a consummate ass. If the case be otherwise, I beg his pardon and extend to him […]

Comforting to Curse the Tropics

“It was such ecstasy to dream, and dream – till you got a bite. A scorpion bite. Then the first duty was to get up out of the grass and kill the scorpion; and the next to bathe the bitten place with alcohol or brandy; and the next to resolve to keep out of the […]

Things Cannot Be Acquired By Vegetating

“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime” – Mark Twain

Delay and Dirt are the Realities

“Delay and dirt are the realities of the most rewarding travel” – Paul Theroux

Travel is Fatal to Prejudice

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts” – Mark Twain

Disappointment In Things Not Done

“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