30 inspirational travel quotes to awaken your wanderlust

Posted on 06/05/2016 by Rieke Lange


Have you been playing with the thought of just packing your bags and going travelling for a while now? After reading these quotes you just want to go to the next airport to start your very own adventure. But be careful you might get bitten by the travel bug.

Travel quotes: famous words of wisdom

Jack Kerouac:

"Because in the end, you won't remember the time you spent working in the office or moving your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain"

Susan Sontag:

"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list"

Seth Godin:

"If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try"

Jaime Lyn Beatty:

"Jobs fill your pocket, adventures fill your soul"

Nautical Wheeler:

"Never stop exploring"

Ella Maillart:

"One travels to run away from routine, that dreadful routine that kills all imagination and all our capacity for enthusiasm"

Clayton B. Cornell:

"The traveller's rush that hits you upon arrival to a new place is like a drug. And like a drug, the more you expose yourself to it, the more you want it"

St. Augustine:

"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page" 

Hans Christian Andersen:

"To travel is to live"

Ibn Battuta:

26. 'Travelling leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller' - 

Inspirational words from anonymous travellers

"And then I realized Adventures are the best way to learn"

- Anonymous

'Don't call it a dream, call it a plan' - Anonymous

6. 'I wanna travel the world with you. Go to every country, every city, take pictures and be happy' - Anonymous

8. 'If travelling was free, you'd never see me again' - Anonymous

9. 'I'm in love with cities I've never been to and people I've never met' - Anonymous

10. 'In the end, we only regret the chances we didn't take' - Anonymous

11. 'I've got the travelbug' - Anonymous

13. 'Just go' - Anonymous

14. 'Let's find some beautiful place to get lost' - Anonymous

15. 'Life begins at the end of your comfort zone' - Anonymous

16. 'My favourite thing is to go where I've never been' - Anonymous

19. 'See the world. Meet new people. Find yourself. Have a story worth telling' Anonymous

20. 'Take vacations, go as many places as you can. You can always make money. You can't always make memories' - Anonymous

23. 'This heart of mine was made to travel this world' - Anonymous

25.'Travel while you're young and able. Don't worry about the money, just make it work. Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be' - Anonymous

27. 'Wanderlust: A strong desire or urge to wander or travel and explore the world' - Anonymous

28. 'You must go on adventures to find out where you belong' - Anonymous

29. 'You weren't born to just pay bills and die' - Anonymous

Ancient travel quotes

'Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times'

- Asian Proverb