Travelling

Sandalsand deals with travelling in a wider sense of the word than only describing actual trips. Let us have a look outside the window and see what we can find.

Inspirations

If you are looking for regular travelogues, head for the Destinations page. If you want to learn more about the world around us, and how Sandalsand deals with it, look into the other pages in the Specials menu: Writing and publishing and World Abstracts. Did you know that Sandalsand is on YouTube?

Poems and quotes on trains

Poems and quotes on trains

Which poems and quotes on trains are you familiar with? Travelling by train does something to you, it stimulates thoughts, and afterthoughts. Here...

The true size of countries

The true size of countries

What is the true size of countries? Of course, a map is a lie. It cannot fully represent the real world simply because it is two-dimensional. Now,...

Paintings about travelling

Paintings about travelling

Painters have always been fascinated by travels, in all aspects of the word. This is a look into their world and how they imagined travel would be...

Which passport is the best?

Which passport is the best?

Of course, you are only eligible for a single passport, so the question may be paraphrased. Which citizenship is the most practical if you want...

Great Travel Movies

Great Travel Movies

Find 20 Great Travel Movies right here. There have been many attempts to assemble an ultimate list of great travel movies. I did a Google search,...

20 Ways to Slice Europe

20 Ways to Slice Europe

How do you slice Europe based on prejudices? Here are 20 maps indicating the stereotypes which surround us in everyday life. What kind of prejudices...

Great Travel Quotes

Great Travel Quotes

Find great travel quotes right here. The world of literature is full of wise observations with or without a sense of humour. Some might be found in...

The Fascination of Passports

The Fascination of Passports

I have always had a fascination of passports. Browsing through a passport is like opening a book to the world and to the life of the owner. After a...

Travel Guidebooks

Travel Guidebooks

Travel guidebooks on print have a long and proud history, but they are losing popularity, and they meet increased competition. This article is about...

Great Travel Songs

Great Travel Songs

Are there any great songs travel songs or songs about travelling? Yes, there are and I have compiled a playlist.  On my YouTube channel -...

You can’t stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. (A.A. Milne)

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment. (Hilaire Belloc)

Hitler didn’t travel. Stalin didn’t travel. Saddam Hussein never traveled. They didn’t want to have their orthodoxy challenged. (Howard Gardner)

Traveling – it makes you speechless and then turns you into a storyteller. (Ibn Battuta)

Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did now know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places. (Italo Calvino)

In both business and personal life, I’ve always found that travel inspires me more than anything else I do. Evidence of the languages, cultures, scenery, food, and design sensibilities that I discover all over the world can be found in every piece of my jewelry. (Ivanka Trump)

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