Traveling is one of the things that can open one’s mind to endless possibilities—it is through discovering places and going to unfamiliar territories that we get to see the best the world has to offer; that we get to see how much more there is to explore.

A lot has been written and said about the beauty of travel, but with this post, we’re leaving everything to the masters—the writers and thinkers who describe it best. Here are some quotes about travel that will most probably drive you to booking that ticket to somewhere as soon as possible.

Whether you’re visiting the sacred stupas in Nepal, admiring the Northern Lights in Norway, drinking beer in Ireland, seeing historical structures in Greece, or sipping your espresso in Italy, these are some of the most beautiful and epic travel quotes that would definitely give you more inspiration in journeying to new places. These are words that millions of travelers like you live by; uttered by those who believe that traveling is something that one must simply do in this lifetime. Let these beautiful lines continue to spark the wanderlust in all of us.


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

“The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – St. Augustine

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.  Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain

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


“Let your memory be your travel bag.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn

“Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“I soon realized that no journey carries one far unless, as it extends into the world around us, it goes an equal distance into the world within.” – Lillian Smith

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

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

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

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.” – Robert Frost


“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

“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

“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


“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” – Henry Miller

“The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.” – G. K. Chesterton

“There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.” — Charles Dudley Warner

“Travel penetrates your consciousness, but not in a rational way.” — Milton Glaser

“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac

“Your true traveler finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty-his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.” – Aldous Huxley

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux


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