I love Travel Quotes! I mean, I like quotes in general because they are relatable and motivating and there seems to be a perfect quote for any situation. Whether you’re planning for a trip, need a boost in your current one or just got home from your vacation, there’s definitely a travel quote for you.

So I’m throwing in 90 travel quotes like confetti to inspire your inner wanderlust! Let me know what’s your favourite in the comments below!

“Travel is never a matter of money but of courage.” – Paulo Coelho

This is one of my favourite travel quotes because as someone who doesn’t come from a rich family, I hustled my way to travel but I found that money can easily be earned but courage? That takes time.

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world” – Freya Stark

“Quit your job, buy a ticket, get a tan, fall in love, never return.”

“I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see.” – Carew Papritz

“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“Traveling’s not something you’re good at. It’s something you do. Like Breathing.” – Gayle Foreman

“Life is short and the world is wide.”

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

“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” – Maya Angelou

“But that’s the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don’t want to know what people are talking about. I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.” – Bill Bryson

“Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends.
You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things: air, sleep, dreams, sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.” – Cesare Pavese

“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman

“Blessed are the curious for they shall have adventures.” – Lovelle

“One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things” – Henry Miller

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin

“It’s not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see.” – Henry David Thoreau

I really like this quote because I’m not gonna lie, traveling is not always rainbows and butterflies. Not every place you visit “looks” beautiful but if you see underneath the superficial, it’s a good practice to try and find the beauty in everything.

“What you’ve done becomes the judge of what you’re going to do — especially in other people’s minds. When you’re traveling, you are what you are right there and then. People don’t have your past to hold against you. No yesterdays on the road.” – William Least Heat Moon

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer”

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware” – Martin Buber

“It is not down in any map; true places never are.” – Herman Melville

“If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.” – James Michener

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag (She really did give us one of the great travel captions and exploring quotes of all time, don’t you think?)

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries” – Aldous Huxley

This quote is spot on! I’ve had people tell me not to go to this country or don’t visit this place.. please don’t take their word for it. Go see. Experience it for yourself.

“I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are. Travel is a new experience that can transport you out of your everyday routine to create memories with the ones you love.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step” – Lao Tzu

“We travel for romance, we travel for architecture, and we travel to be lost.” – Ray Bradbury

“I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfilment” – Hilaire Belloc

“A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

“Never go too long without watching a sunset” – Atticus

“All you need to know is that it’s possible.” – Wolf, an Appalachian Trail Hiker

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” -Gustav Flaubert

“If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: It’s Lethal.” – Paulo Coelho

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart” – Confucius

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” Lao Tzu

This quote is so me. Literally. I like to plan my travels but I also love a little bit of spontaneity which is why I don’t mind getting lost in a city because it’s one of the best way to see what it offers.

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference” – Robert Frost

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes” – Marcel Proust.

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live” – Albus Dumbledore (Harry Potter)

“It feels good to be lost in the right direction” – Unknown

“I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – John Green

“If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go.” – Anthony Bourdain

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller

“The journey, not the arrival matters.” – T.S. Eliot

“With age, comes wisdom. With travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times” – Unknown

“Oh Darling, Let’s Be Adventurers.” – Unknown

“I travel a lot; I hate having my life disrupted by routine.” – Caskie Stinnett

“Travel is only glamorous in retrospect” – Paul Theroux

“Adventure is a path. Real adventure, self-determined, self-motivated, often risky, forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world” – Mark Jenkins

“The pleasure we derive from journeys is perhaps dependent more on the mindset with which we travel than on the destination we travel to” – Alain de Botton

“A person susceptible to “wanderlust” is not so much addicted to movement as committed to transformation.” – Pico Iyer

“Travel doesn’t become adventure until you leave yourself behind” – Marty Rubin

I don’t know if it’s just me but I always feel different when I’m traveling. I’m more adventurous, I have confidence and courage that I don’t have back home. I like to go out and discover new places. I love to experience life and get out of my comfort zone.

“The world makes way for the man who knows where he is going.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The best view comes after the hardest climb” – Unknown

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle

“Live your life by a compass not a clock.” – Stephen Covey

“Oh the places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself” -David Mitchell

“In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” – Unknown

“Wanderlust: n. a strong desire for or impulse to wander or travel and explore the world”

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – Anthony Bourdain

“Adventure may hurt you but monotony will kill you.”

“To Travel is to Live” – Hans Christian Andersen

“No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his own, familiar pillow.” – Lin Yutang

“If you want to go somewhere you like but no one else wants to, go by yourself. You’ll meet people with similar interests as you.” – Unknown

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop

“Collect Moment, Not Things.” – Unknown

“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac

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

“The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” – Anna Quindlen

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

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“A ship in a harbor is safe, but it’s not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd

“Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian Proverb

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”― Mark Twain

“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

“Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” -Roy M. Goodman

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty

This is one of the reasons I appreciate what I do even more. I can travel and work at the same time. I am always grateful that I am blessed with this kind of job because I can do the things I love.

“Paris is always a good idea.” -Audrey Hepburn

“Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” – Oscar Wilde

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

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous

“Work, Travel, Save, Repeat” – Unknown

“Dare to live the life you’ve always wanted.” – Unknown

“The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens

“Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.” – Unknown

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Augustine of Hippo

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama

“I met a lot of people in Europe. I even encountered myself.” – James Baldwin

Did I miss your favourite travel quote? Please share it with me in the comments below!

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