15 Beautiful Travel Quotes To Tease Your Wanderlust

Inspiring Travel Quotes

If you’re following my TRAvel blog, I don’t think you actually need any extra encouragement to book a flight, pack your bags, and go see the world. I’m sure that you already know how wonderful it is to travel. But still, everybody needs a small reminder once in a while that would give us that tiny little push of travel inspiration, which would tease our wanderlust even more. So here you go, the 15 beautiful quotes to inspire you to travel more!

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it - George Moore

Every hundred feet the world changes

I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world - Mary Anne Radmacher

Make voyages. Attempt them. There's nothing else - Tennessee Williams

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

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things - Henry Miller

See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security. - Ray Bradbury

Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost. ― Erol Ozan

The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life. ― Agnes Repplier

The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

The real voyage of discover consists not in new landscapes, but in having new eyes - Marcel Proust

To travel is to live - Hans Christian Andersen

To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice - Elizabeth Gilbert

Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you rich. - Unknown

Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow - Anita Desai

Over to you! What is your most favourite travel quote?


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  • Great quotations, love the photos too. I definitely got the travel bug!

    • And I hope you’ll never find the antidote to it :)

  • Love travel quotes and am working on a similar post! My favourite from your list is definitely the last one. It haunts me to think that travel is an accumulation of experiences that becomes apart of our very being! Lovely display too! I stumbled this, so I hope other people will be inspired or “teased” aha just as I was!

    • We’re never the same after we travel – every mile changes us somehow and makes us a different, better version of what we used to be.
      I’m glad you enjoyed the post, I’ll make sure to check out yours, too, when it’s out! xxx

  • These gave me goosebumps! The pictures behind them are stunning, and when you see them through the meaning of the words, it’s just beautiful! Love the last one, because I do feel every place I visit makes me who I am!

    • I’m happy you liked the post so much!
      The last quote seems to be the most popular here in the thread so far – I find it beautiful, too!

  • Love these! I really like the last one :) You have tickled my wanderlust greatly!!

  • Shazia Chiu

    I love these! And the pictures are gorgeous, too :)

  • Love these! My favourite is still the classic by Mark Twain though!

    • It’s impossible not to love Mark Twain, he’s extremely witty!

  • Very inspirational Olga. Every now and again we have to remember why we travel, it is to see the world through others’ perspective. On our site we like to say “Sea the World One Port at a Time”, a similar sentiment to many of the quotes you shared here. Thanks for pulling all of these into one post!

    • “Sea the World One Port at a Time”… I love it!

  • Love these! Especially the Hans Chrisitan Andersen one! Such wise quotes, couldn’t agree with them more! :)

    • I love this one, too!

  • i love travel quotes! The Michael Palin one is especially true, there really is no cure for wanderlust!

  • I love it! Because of you, I finally see more new quotes that I haven’t read before. My most favorites here are “I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” and “Every hundred feet, the world changes.” thank you for sharing! (:

    • Thank you! Some of the quotes I mentioned are EXTREMELY popular, but I love them so much that I couldn’t make this post without them!
      I’ll probably make another one later on, to include less famous ones, too!

  • So beautifully delivered – thanks for sharing

    • I’m glad you enjoyed it :)

  • I have journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step on a pendant that I wear on all my travels :)

    • That’s so cool! I want one too!!

  • Well if I didn’t want to get on a plane before I read this post I definitely do now. Thanks for sharing!

  • Great Travel Quotes!!
    My favorite one is: “The Secret of Happiness is Freedom. The Secret of Freedom is Courage” by Thucydides

    Happy Travels!
    Nat :-D

    • It’s a very nice one!
      Thanks for reading, Natalie xxx

  • Loved some Monday morning inspiration!!! Great quotes ;)

    • You’re welcome!! It’s great you started your Monday morning with a boost of inspiration and good mood! That’s what my blog is for :)

  • Ahh, I love this so much, very inspiring and the photos are epic too! Nothing like a good set of travel quotes to get you in the mood for buying some plane ticket…bank account watch out!

    • Don’t go too crazy, though, or you’ll blame me for making you broke!! hahaha

  • In you opinion, is there a way to reconcile politics and travel? Is it at all difficult for you considering the current standoff?

  • Beautiful! They make me want to jump on a plane right ow.

  • I really feel identified with all these quotes, thanks for sharing!

    • Glad you liked them :)

  • That gave me the travel itch for sure! Thanks :)

  • Love them all!! :)

  • Loved reading them. They all so inspiring that I could not come up with my favorite. Thanks!

  • Great quotes I agree with most of them!

    • I agree with every single one of them ;)

  • Love the quotes you chose for this post! As a traveler, I feel like I can relate to them all and I think most travelers can!
    And all the picture are Instagram material, which is cool! :-D

    • Thank you! I really tried to make them look pinable, instagramable, and generally shareable :)

  • Indeed, the last entry is my personal favorite too! :) Thank you for sharing and for the photos too! Followed you on Instagram as well :) I think I got the travel bug too!

  • Oh I love these so much! Now I can´t wait to pack my bags : )
    Céline blogging on

  • The last quote, tho. It’s so true. You take a little piece of each place you travel to and take it with you forever.

  • Great quotes! My favorite is “Not all those who wander are lost” from The Lord of the Rings.

    • I love that one! It’s in every “top travel quotes list”, though, that’s why I didn’t include it… Wanted to do something different.

  • A quote I love is “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” Susan Sontag :) Traveling is the best adventure I can think of and my passport is aching to be dusted off right now. Good quotes!!

  • Leanne Gorman

    “Everyone hundred feet the world changes.” Maybe if you live in a city. Where I live it’s all the same trees every 100 feet. :)

    • Olga Rabo

      hahaha :D what happens if you extend it to another 100 feet?

  • James Haokip

    My favorite one is “one’s destination is never a place. but a new way of seeing things” by Henry Miller,

    Great Travel Quotes!!
    Happy Travels!!