"People who don't travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what's in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Martin Yan on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Martin Yan on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Martin Yan on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Martin Yan on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Martin Yan on Saint Augustine
"I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free."
"If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things."
"I normally don't eat junk food."
"I don't like to waste anything. Any food left over from the night before is always eaten the next day."
"As long as the food is well prepared and not overdone, I think it tastes good. It doesn't matter if it's Chinese, Japanese, anything."