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What Is The Point Of Holidays?: Arthur Waugh

To spend three months salary on three weeks of discomfort, to tire oneself out doing nothing that one will remember when it is done, and to return to work feeling not much worse than when one set out – that … Continue reading

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Tourism: Bill Bryson

What an odd thing tourism is! You fly off to a strange land, eagerly abandoning all the comforts of home, and then expend vast quantities of time and money in a largely futile attempt to recapture the comforts that you … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Travel

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as foreign land. Lord Chesterfield We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all … Continue reading

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