“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.”—Robert Louis Stevenson I was preparing to fly last Tuesday; cleaning, packing, planning , communicating and connecting, when this topic arrived in my head. So many of the aspects of travelling from place… Read More When Do You Become a ‘Seasoned’ Traveller?
It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.” Paulo Coelho The Zahir . This week is the 14th of July, France’s celebration of… Read More In Celebration of Small Things :Freedom
In Celebration of Small Things: The Freedom to Be Me ‘I used to be….’ ‘When I was….’. ‘In my job I….’ These are statements I regularly hear from people who have retired from work. They may have left their job two months or twenty years ago, either way they continue to define themselves by what… Read More In Celebration of Small things: The Freedom to be Me
1. Freedom is the constant companion of solo travellers throughout the world. You get to have a wonderful relationship with it as you make choices based on needs and preferences. But the truth is, it was always available even in times of apparent stagnation and limitation.In short,freedom is a conscious choice made from a position… Read More Seven Things I’ve learnt about Freedom from Travelling
” One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing.” Henry Miller I’m not one for superficial travel; the idea of living in a hotel and visiting sights or sites with the help of a local guide is not my idea of a rich travel experience. You are seeing what others have… Read More Tourist or Local?