I try to lead a normal life. For example, I still take the tube. It sounds so silly, but I literally don’t think there’s a better way to get around London.
Airplane food isn’t in a great state; so many of the airlines serve heavy, stodgy meals. Last year we opened a restaurant at Heathrow’s Terminal 5, where we offer these amazing picnics to take onboard. They’re light, easy to carry, and most importantly, absolutely delicious.
I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit.
Here’s the ideal experience: that the flight attendant recognises you, but the guy sitting next to you doesn’t.
Own only what you can always carry with you: know languages, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.
When you get tired of walking around San Francisco, you can always lean against it.
Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong Kong.
Bicycle touring is travel’s live theater.
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.