Life, Quotes

“Travel isn’t always pretty…

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”

— Anthony Bourdain

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Life, Quotes

“Because in the end…

I hope you travel. I hope you let your heart guide you through the hidden paths and encounter all the people that are going to enchant you. There is so much for you to feel, love and discover! The world is waiting for you! And I am on this side!

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”

– Jack Kerouac

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Links, Quotes

“I believe that art can help create a society where people are free to figure out their own dreams. I‘m challenged every day to make that happen. Beyond art’s influences on social, political and economic factors, I believe that it can help more people to pursue their vision in life.”

– Kenta Torimoto.

Kenta Torimoto is a Japanese art curator based in Shanghai. Here’s an interview by Fumio Kanda on CNN Travel:
http://travel.cnn.com/shanghai/play/kenta-torimoto-eye-chinese-art-745879

“I believe that art can help create a society where people are free to figure out their own dreams…

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Books, Life, Quotes

“Those who travel with the current will always feel they are good swimmers; those who swim against the current may never realize they are better swimmers than they imagine.”

– Shankar Vedantam
Book: The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives

“Those who travel with the current…

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Books, Literature, Quotes

“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went on olden-day sailing ships with Joseph Conrad. She went to Africa with Ernest Hemingway and to India with Rudyard Kipling. She travelled all over the world while sitting in her little room in an English village.”

– Roald Dahl, Matilda.

“The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives…

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