If I show [the path] to you, then the adventure is over.
So it always is: when you escape to a desert the silence shouts in your ear.
If you don’t know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.
Varys has got to have millions of the Westeros equivalent of frequent flyer miles.
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.
The airplane became the first world wide web, bringing people, languages, idea and values together.
A hangover suggests a great night, jet lag suggests a great adventure.
If I’m an advocate for anything, it’s to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean or simply across the river. The extent to which you can walk in someone else’s shoes or at least eat their food, it’s a plus for everybody. Open your mind, get up off the couch, move.
Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
‘Tis a big and beautiful world. Most of us live and die in the same corner where we were born and never get to see any of it. I don’t want to be most of us.
We must travel in the direction of our fear.
The atmosphere in the airplane cabin is literally as dry as the Gobi Desert.
The world is a great book, of which they that never stir from home read only a page.
If we’re not going to make it, we’re definitely not going to tell you. The last thing we need before we die is a riot.
This has been a real first for me but I have enjoyed the experience and I have nothing but respect for what our fabulous flight attendants do every day to keep us safe.
I’m an excellent flier because I’m an excellent sleeper.
You can tell a lot about travelers by how much baggage they’re dragging around.
Twenty dollars a day for internet? What the fuck! And they accuse me of being an international criminal?
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.
I used to believe athleticism was innate but now I realize you’re not born sporty any more than you’re born a traveler. It’s an action — you put on your shoes, you get on the plane.
A towel, it says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have.
…Travelers who fly 85,000 miles a year or more should be classified as radiation workers.
The first rule of any kind of travel is that the destination, and even the purpose, of your trip is less important than the spirit you bring to it.
…Foreign travelers were more afraid of United States immigration officials than of terrorism or crime.
…If you combine this adventurousness and curiosity with persistence and a sense that it’s not all about you, then you get the kind of creativity that benefits society as a whole.