30+ Inspirational Travel Quotes to Fuel Your Wanderlust

_It doesn't matter where you start. Only that you begin._.

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Travelling taught me to see life through a different perspective. It showed me that, no matter how tough life seems, or how bad my problems are, there is always someone worse off than me.

Sometimes when I’m at home I may have a day where I feel down and not in the mood for anything. But then I think about all the amazing travel experiences I’ve had, and I’m instantly grateful and appreciative of the life I have.

This reinforces the perspective that life is a journey where we seek happiness and love, but these cannot be truly appreciated without sadness and pain.

So I’ve compiled together a collection of some of my favourite inspirational travel quotes that I find really motivational, uplifting, deep, and beautiful, and I hope you’ll enjoy them too.

Scroll on to read 30+ Inspirational Travel Quotes to Fuel your Wanderlust:

#1: “Each morning we are born again, what we do today is what matters most.” – Buddha

 

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

 

#3: “When overseas you learn more about your own country, than you do the place you’re visiting.” – Clint Borgen

 

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

 

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#5: “It’s better to travel well than to arrive.” ~ Buddha

 

#6: “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” ~ Paulo Coelho

 

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#7: “It is not the destination where you end up but the mishaps and memories you create along the way.” ~ Penelope Riley

 

#8: “The important thing is to never stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.” ~ Albert Einstein

#9: “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”

 

#10: Don’t let the shadows of today spoil the sunshine of tomorrow. Live for today.

 

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#11: “I would rather own a little and see the world, than own the world and see a little of it.” ~ Alexander Sattler

 

#12: “It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” – Asian Proverb

 

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

 

#14:“You begin by always expecting good things to happen.” ~ Tom Hopkins

 

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#15: “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” ~ Anonymous

 

#16: “Someday I’m going to be free and I’m going to travel the world.”

 

#17: “Travel. As much as you can. Life is not meant to be lived in one place.”

 

#18: “It doesn’t matter where you are, you are nowhere compared to where you can go.” – Bob Proctor

 

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#19: “Nothing in the world can trouble you as much as your own thoughts.”

 

#20: Travelling reminds me to always stay humble.

 

#21: Travelling taught me to see life through a different perspective. It showed me that, no matter how tough life seems, or how bad my problems are, there is always someone worse off than me.

 

#22: “Travelling tends to magnify all human emotions.”  ~ Peter Hoeg

 

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#23: “Experience is the best teacher. And as we go along, we yearn to learn more and more.”

 

#24: Travelling opened my eyes to the world in a way that nothing else ever could.

 

#25: Travel the world. Understand different cultures. Be inspired by beauty everywhere. Make friends all over. Be a citizen of the world.

 

#26: “Adventure is worthwhile.” ~ Aesop

 

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#27: “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

 

#28: “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” ~ Dalai Lama

#29: “The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” ~ Wallace Stevens

 

#30: “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only one page.”

 

#31: Travelling reminds me to always stay humble.

 

#32: “What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” ~ John Steinbeck

 

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#33: “Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” ~ Gustave Flaubert

 

#34: “It doesn’t matter where you start. Only that you begin.” – Robin Sharma

 

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So there you have it – 34 inspiring, motivational, and awesome travel quotes to fuel your wanderlust.
 

If you enjoyed this post, here’s some more posts packed with travel-themed quotes that I think you’ll like:

What are best quotes in travel?

Here’s a selection of my favourite inspirational travel quotes:

  • “It’s better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times.” 
  • Travel taught me to see life through a different perspective. It showed me that, no matter how tough life seems, or how bad my problems are, there is always someone worse off than me.”
  • “Nothing in the world can trouble you as much as your own thoughts.”

 

Why do we travel?

Why do people travel? We travel for a number of different reasons – whether its for a well earned break, a desire to explore different cultures, do daring adventure, meet new people, or to simply get away from it all. Travel becomes a way for people to cope and deal with different situations in their lives, for some it is therapeutic, for others it helps them forget bad memories and create good ones. Some people travel for health and fitness, others travel for once in a lifetime events and opportunities. 

Thank you for reading my post: 34 Inspirational Travel Quotes to Fuel Your Wanderlust

 

I hope this post fills you with inspiration and wanderlust! I’d love to know what travel means to you? What inspires you to travel? And will you be travelling this year?

Answer in the comments below!


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Lover of epic adventures, slow travel, and great coffee. When not travelling, Billy teaches dance, and creates performances on commissioned projects.

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