Although this quote is great advice for all of life, it is especially relevant for travelling. Even more important than being an optimist is the malleability. When you travel, you need to be flexible. Our plans for our recent trip to the UK didn’t happen exactly as pictured, but if you remember that the glass is refillable, it won’t negatively affect your trip at all. Spoiled expectations are one of the greatest causes of disappointment and unhappiness.