5 Crappy excuses not to travel…

May 4, 2014 § Leave a comment

5 Crappy excuses not to travel…

Lucy's miles away

23. 5 Crappy Excuses

I want to preface this week’s Top Five post with a quick word; this post is not meant to make you feel guilty if you’ve never travelled, (or if you have no desire to travel), it’s not a “Ooh, look how marvellous I am, I’m abroad and I’m hugging an orphan!” post and it’s certainly not a list of reasons why travellers are better human beings.

There’s a quote which bounces around the walls of guesthouses and in those annoying ‘inspirational’ photo-quote images that crop up on all social media networks. The quote says:

The world is a book and those who do not travel only read one page”.
St Augustine

Frustratingly, it was voted number two in a collection of the fifty most inspiring travel quotes via matador.com.  I cannot begin to express how much these fourteen words bother me. It seems to suggest that just…

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