15 Inspirational Travel Quotes That Will Set Your Feet And Mind Wandering..

I’m guessing that if you read my blog, you too have caught the travel bug, and if not, I’m sure this post will stir up a sense of wanderlust. Below I’ve put together a list of some of my favourite travel quotes that are sure to get your feet, and mind, wandering..



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

“Travelling – It leaves you speechless and then turns you into a storyteller” – Ibn Battuta

“If you’re 22, 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, eat and cook. Learn from them – wherever you go” – Anthony Bourdain

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know I shall be happily infected until the end of my life.” – Michael Palin

“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.” – Jawaharal Nehru

From the Arc du Triomphe

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

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson

“You do not travel if you are afraid of the unknown, you travel for the unknown, that reveals you with yourself.” – Ella Maillart

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


“Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel’s immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing firsthand how others do differently what we believed to be the right and only way.” – Ralph Crawshaw

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine; it’s lethal.” — Paulo Coelho

“You are an explorer. Your mission is to document and observe the world around you as if you’ve never seen it before.  Take notes.  Collect things you find on your travels.  Document your findings.  Notice patterns.  Copy.  Trace.  Focus on one thing at a time.  Record what you are drawn to.”  Keri Smith


“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled” – Mohamed

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

“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



Do you have any favourite travel quotes? 

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