“And if travel is like love, it is, in the end, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.” – Pico Iyer
"Being a little different is no longer the terrifying disaster it was growing up, and a big part of that happened for me when I started traveling."
"I’ll never forget stepping out of the airport in Perth, looking up to the sky, realising I was now pretty much exactly on the opposite side of the globe. All of a sudden I had swapped sides and 'the other side' had become 'my side'."
"It’s important to know and reflect about what type of traveler you are so you can act upon your strengths and be aware of your weaknesses."
"You should always consider carefully who you will travel with and then keep in mind how special it is that they have also chosen you!"
Overseas excursions can be overwhelming when it's all brand new. Remember these tips to help make your friend's first-time trip a fantastic one.
"Fit is not a destination. It is a way of life."
"...this is some real-life, old-fashioned romantic love-proclamation, that I hope will forever remain a tradition in my home country."
“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, 'Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.'” - Fred Rogers
"It takes hard work. When I was planning my first big adventure, I wasn’t wasting my hard-earned savings on things like feather dusters and faux-French placemats."
"From a young age, she taught me all she could about our amazing world. I devoured stories about ancient Egypt and Rome and loved learning about adventure and intrigue in far-flung destinations."
"The Spanish call it "The Queen of cities" and claim that it is Spain's most beautiful one. I think I have to agree. I dare you to go and experience it for yourself and once you get there, here is what you can't miss doing!"
"Believe you can and you're half way there." - Theodore Roosevelt
"I cried from exhaustion and bewilderment most days, but it was absolutely life changing. Now I had a new perspective on the world, a strengthened respect and love for nature, and a growing appreciation for what the body can do, step by step."
It may be that this awesome land has something in its air,
“Shift your energy from protecting yourself from failure to squeezing the life out of life.” - Danielle Laporte
"Travelher to me means everything because it creates a community of like-minded women that support and encourage each other to chase their dreams and turn them into reality."
"A pussy-grabber got elected into one of the most powerful positions in the world, and it fucked with our heads and hearts."
"And now, ticket to the icy tundra in hand, my sixth sense is tingling. I’ve been extra aware of my surroundings and imagining ceilings caving in on my head."
"As you can likely imagine, this version of traveling was nothing like that. Everything took four times as long."
Don't get caught out by unexpected travel expenses. Be proactive with these tips!
A few years ago, an article written by a former palliative care nurse named Bronnie Ware went viral. She wrote about the Top 5 Regrets of the Dying as discovered throughout her time working with terminally ill patients. The words struck a chord with people all over the world, including us here at Travelher.org. We are so honoured that she took the time to answer a few questions on this subject as it relates to travel.
Swimming in every ocean is on my bucketlist and living by the sea has been my dream since I can remember.
“Home - A place your feet may leave but your heart will always be.”