30 of the Best Inspirational Travel Quotes


Planning a dream trip can be a challenging task – whether that’s figuring out where to go or how to go about it. Travelling is wonderful in so many ways; trust me, there are only few things in life that will have such impact on you as it does. The experience inspires you to be a globetrotter and the sense of adventure of what is to come, is next to none.

Haven’t travelled much yet? Has travelling been a childhood dream? Are you sceptic about travelling? You probably need some encouragement; here are some of the best inspirational travel quotes from scholars and thinkers that will have you packing your bags in no time.

  1. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine
  2. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
  3. “Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
  4. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” – Anais Nin
  5. “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
  6. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” – Roy M. Goodman
  7. “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  8. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb
  9. “One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller
  10. “As a woman I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.” – Virginia Woolf
  11. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson
  12. “Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” ― David Mitchell
  13. “To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, To gain all while you give, To roam the roads of lands remote, To travel is to live.” ― Hans Christian Andersen,
  14. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
  15. “I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  16. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” ― Gustave Flaubert
  17. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” ― Rumi
  18. “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” ― Anna Quindlen
  19. “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.” ― Jawaharlal Nehru
  20. “Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.” ― Joe Abercrombie
  21. “It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return. Such are the melancolies du voyage: perhaps they are one of the most rewarding things about traveling.” ― Gustave Flaubert
  22. ““Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.” ― Eudora Welty
  23. “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca
  24. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
  25. “Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” – Ray Bradbury
  26. “All travel has it’s advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.” – Samuel Johnson
  27. “The use of travelling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson
  28. “The more I travelled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine
  29. “A good traveller is one who knows how to travel with the mind.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson
  30. “Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” – Miriam Beard

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