Maybe Traveling Is About More Than Escape


I saw this quote on Pinterest, and I immediately gagged.  This is, haha, a complete over-reaction, but loving to travel is one of the ways I identify myself (see my header above), so quotes like this feel like a personal attack.  Unfairly so, since I have never met Seth Godin.  BUT.  I hate what this quote implies.

Sure, sometimes traveling is about escape.  And yes, if you are constantly leaving a place because you hate your life, then OBVIOUSLY, do something to change it!

But I would argue that most people aren’t traveling to escape.  Or if they are, that it is a different kind of escape.   Continue reading