Tag: travel

"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

“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.
[caption id="attachment_87" align="aligncenter" width="696"]Highbury Fields, London. © Ruoxiang Chau, all rights reserved. Highbury Fields, London.
© Ruoxiang Chau, all rights reserved.[/caption] “Maybe you had to leave in order to miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.”
― Jodi Picoult, Handle With Care.