I haven’t been writing for long but I’m already tired of seeing the same travel quotes on Pinterest, Tumblr and popular blogs. The addition of gorgeous scenery, a cool typeface or eye candy only serves as a distraction from the glaringly flawed soundbite.
It may seem as if I’m picking on an easy target but hear me out. I know that, at its best, travel can be enriching and eye-opening. I don’t think one needs to drop famous names to validate his/her choices, but other people don’t share the same view. In their haste to “inspire” others, however, they commit some serious errors. They often don’t know if that line means what they think it means, or if that person even said it!
There are many popular sayings about travel that do not make good choices, but these are the worst: [Read on]