104 Inspirational Travel Quotes

Travel is a beautiful thing. However, in this day and age it’s a lot harder to save for your dream trip. We hope you find the inspiration within these quotes to take that trip of your dreams. So here they are, 104 travel quotes.

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

2. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other places, other lives, other souls.” ~ Anais Nin

3. Travel brings power and love back into your life. ~ Rumi

4. “Who lives sees, but who travels sees more.” ~ Ibn Battuta

5. If one had but a single glance to give the World, one should gaze on Istanbul. ~ Alphonse de Lamartine

6. “Traveling – it gives you home in a thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land.”
~ Ibn Battuta

7. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.”  ~ Mohammed (PBUH)

8. Travel through the earth and see what was the end of those before (you): ~ Quran

9. Whenever the Prophet proceeded on a journey, he would seek refuge in Allah from the hardships of the journey, and against deviation after guidance, and against the supplication of the oppressed, and occurrences of unpleasant events in the family and property.

10. “Be in this world as if you were a stranger or a traveller along a path” ~ Mohammed (PBUH)


11. “Three supplications are answered without doubt.The supplication of the oppressed, the supplication of the traveller, and the supplication of the parent for his child.”  ~ Mohammed (PBUH)

12. When you are everywhere, you are nowhere. When you are somewhere, you are everywhere. ~ Rumi

13. America needs to understand Islam, because this is the one religion that erases from its society the race problem. Throughout my travels in the Muslim world, I have met, talked to, even eaten with people who in America would have been considered ‘white,’ but the ‘white’ attitude had been removed from their minds by the religion of Islam.  ~ Malcolm X

14. “The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveler, who takes a rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.”~ Mohammed (PBUH)

15. Travel and you will see them, sit and they will come to you. ~ African Proverb

16. Cities have an energy with people, place and movement that is quite amazing but if you want to meditate and feel serenity, travel outside them and you will experience tradition and nature that is almost scared ~Javed Mohammed

17. Travel is about the stories we tell ~Javed Mohammed

18. “Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut

19. From Kazakhstan to Kashmir wherever you travel people are blessed with a raw Natural Beauty ~Nasreen Mohammed

20. “Oh Darling, Let’s Be Adventurers.” ~Anonymous


21. When turbulence hits everyone becomes a believer ~Javed Mohammed

22. “Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman

23. “He who would travel happily must travel light.” – Antoine de St. Exupery

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

25. “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine

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

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

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

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

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


31. “Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


41. “Oh the places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss

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

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

44. “Collect Moment, Not Things.”

45. “Work, Travel, Save, Repeat”

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

47. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag

48. “Travel is only glamorous in retrospect” – Paul Theroux

49. “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

50. “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


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

52. “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

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

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

55. “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

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

57. “Life is short and the world is wide.”

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

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

60. “We wander for distraction but we travel for fulfillment” – Hilaire Belloc


61. “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

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

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

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

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

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

67. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

68. “Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.” – Karen Gibbs

69. “Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.” -Izaak Walton

70. “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” -Oscar Wilde


71. “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” — Mark Twain

72. “In Life, It’s Not Where You Go, It’s Who You Travel With” – Charles Schulz

73. “Travel is like love, mostly because it’s a heightened state of awareness, in which we are mindful, receptive, undimmed by familiarity and ready to be transformed. That is why the best trips, like the best love affairs, never really end.” — Pico Iyer

74. “Home is where the heart is, and my heart is wherever I am at the moment.” — Lily Leung

75. “Wherever you go, go with all your heart. “– Confucius

76. “You don’t choose the day you enter the world and you don’t chose the day you leave. It’s what you do in between that makes all the difference.” – Anita Septimus

77. “It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves – in finding themselves.” – Andre Gide

78. “You develop a sympathy for all human beings when you travel a lot. “ – Shakuntala Devi

79. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. “ – Ralph Waldo Emerson

80. “When traveling with someone, take large doses of patience and tolerance with your morning coffee.” – Helen Hayes


81. “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” ― Terry Pratchett, A Hat Full of Sky

82. “He who does not travel does not know the value of men.” – Moorish proverb

83. “A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck

84. “Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, “I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

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

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

87. “Travel only with thy equals or thy betters; if there are none, travel alone.” –The Dhammapada

88. “If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.” – Cesare Pavese

89. “He who returns from a journey is not the same as he who left.” – Chinese proverb

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


91. “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

92. “The use of traveling is to regulate imagination with reality, and instead of thinking of how things may be, see them as they are.” – Samuel Johnson

93. “Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination.” – Drake

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

95. “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine

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

97. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

98. “Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.” – Barry Finlay

99. “Some people live more in twenty years than others do in forty. It’s not the time, it’s the person” – Doctor Who

100. “When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people” – Clifton Fadiman

101. To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.[Aldous Huxley]

102. To travel is to take a journey into yourself [Danny Kaye]

103. Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.[Matsuo Basho]

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

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