Are you heading off soon and feeling the buzz? Or trying to feel the motivation to book a round the world trip on your own? Or are you perhaps just hooked to the travel industry like me? Either way, hearing inspiring travel quotes definitely gets me excited and makes me want to see an untapped part of the world, wash under a waterfall and swim with a whale shark. Below are my favourite quotes so far, do add any you can think of to the comments below!


1) We travel life not to escape life, but for life not to escape us!


2) Life is like a camera, focus on what’s important and capture the good times

3) Travel is rebellion in its purest form

4) Collect moments, not things

5) Instead of wondering when your next holiday is, maybe you ought to set up a life you don’t need to escape from

6) In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take


7) Travel brings power and love back to your life

8) Since life is short, and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better

9) The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page

10) To travel is to awaken

11) Not all those who wander are lost

12) Life begins at the end of your comfort zone (this one is so incredibly true, I could die by it, I might hate all the scary things before I start, but they are the things I talk about when I look back upon my life)

13) To travel is to take a journey into yourself

14) Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails.

15) Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller

16) Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience

17) I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list (ha, this one gave me a little grin)

18) I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and with people I’ve never met

19) My favourite thing is to go where I’ve never been

20) If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, its lethal

21) She read about people she could never be, and adventures she would never have. Life was good enough until one day, it wasn’t

22) When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money

23) Travel is about the gorgeous feeling of teetering in the unknown

24) There are seven days in the week and somedy isn’t one of them

25) No one realises how beautiful it is to travel, until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow

26) Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever on the road

27) Your Heart is free, have the courage to follow it

28) We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment

29) Every adventure starts with a single step

30) Travel is the only thing you buy which makes you richer

31) Get lost and find yourself

32) I was not born for one corner, the whole world is my native land

33) Once the travel bug bites there is no antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life

34) You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place

35) If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home

36) Travel brings power and love back to your life

37) Travel makes you modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world

38) The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why

39) We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us

40) If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears

41) Let’s find some beautiful place to get lost

42) Not I, Not Anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it yourself

43) A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving

44) Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind

45) We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls

46) Live, travel, adventure, bliss, and don’t be sorry

47) You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore


48) The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes

49) No road is long with good company (so unbelievably true)

50) All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware

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