Travel quotes that will make you want to travel


We all have a few of those – sayings or quotes that really speak to us. On some deep, subconscious level we can relate to the author. Either that, or it reflects an experience we’ve either forgotten or dreamed about. There are so many quotes out there, but we’ve put together a list of quotes that were inspired by travel – and inspire to travel. From great advice to pure, raw emotions. 

Packing Lists

Quotes on packing offer great insights from experience. The key message always being to travel light – consider what you pack, how you pack and let go of the nice to have. Listen to the experts!

When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money” – Susan Heller 

“He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 

“I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.” – Oscar Wilde


In reality, when we travel – whether near or far, we set out on an adventure. Leaving what we know to discover the unknown. That is what makes travel exciting. How adventurous our journey will be, depends on how much we are willing to let go. But each journey is an adventure in itself. And each step away from your comfort zone, is the start of your greatest adventure.

Oh darling, let’s be adventurers.” – Anonymous  

“Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.”  -Anonymous  

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” -Agustine of Hippo 

Every man can transform the world from one of monotony and drabness to one of excitement and adventure.” – Irving Wallace 

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Neale Donald Walsch 

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has courage to lose sight of the shore.” – André Gide.  

A journey of self-discovery

When you travel often enough, you will soon realise that discovering new places and people is only one part of travel. Because when you find yourself in new environments, when you allow yourself to really see new things, you will learn more about yourself. Travel is as much, if not more, a journey within than out and about.

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Le 

 “Traveling– it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta 

To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen 

 “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca 

And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.” – Randy Komisar 

Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”  – Anonymous  

A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”- Oliver Wendell Holmes 

We travel, initially, to lose ourselves. We travel, next, to find ourselves.”- Pico Iyer

 “To travel is to take a journey into yourself. – Danny Kaye

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