13 Travel Quotes for Inspiration and Connection

We’ve maintained a travel lifestyle for 22 years now!

Travel quotes help up stay inspired to our travel dreams and connected to why travel is important.

As we like to say, “it’s all about the memories!”

But what kind of memories are you creating and why?

We travel to stay in alignment with our values, which are love, joy, connection, growth, contribution and freedom. So these are the memories we’re seeking – any experience that creates these feelings within us.

That is the sign of a happy and fulfilled life.

Here are some of our favorite travel quotes to help you travel more and create better memories. We’d love to hear your favorites in the comments.

Top Travel Quotes to Inspire

1. If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.

James Michener
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2. “The world is a book and those who don’t travel read only a page

St Augustine
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3. “A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving

Lao Tzu
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4. The hand of friendship has no color

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5. To travel is to discover everyone is wrong about other countries

Aldous Huxley
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6. Travel leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller

IBN Battuta
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7. Take only memories. Leave only footprints

Chief Seattle
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8. Not all those who wander are lost.

J.R.R. Tolkien
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9. The real voyage of discovery consists not of seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust
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10. Apparently, there is nothing that cannot happen today.

Mark Twain
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11. A journey is best measured in friends rather than miles.

Tim Cahill
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12. Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you’ve traveled

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13. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

Helen Keller
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How to create your dream life in three steps

I have created a life of travel for 22 years – no matter my life stage. We have also now created a thriving online travel business that helps us travel wherever and whenever we want. We’ve been successful with it now for 10 years.

Here is my keynote explaining the three principles I follow to help me create anything!

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22 thoughts on “13 Travel Quotes for Inspiration and Connection”

  1. I actually like the one attributed to Mark Twain. He didn’t really say it and it isn’t as much about travel as it is a destination. However, I can say from experience it is very true:

    “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco”

  2. “You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You’re on your own and you know what you know and only YOU will decide where to go!”

    Oh! The places you will go!
    -Dr. Seuss

  3. I love this!! Some of my all time favorite quotes. Whenever I am in a new city, I always think of the Proust quote and try and note the time that my mindset shifts from seeing new things, to seeing them with new eyes. Really enjoyed reading this man!

  4. I recently did a similar post, by favourite at the moment is: “Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

  5. Mark Scott-Davies

    Love this quote

    “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”

  6. Love all of them! I have been making my own lately as sometimes there are no words already spoken to express MY feelings. My facebook page and twitter—@TTs Trippin and my Pinterest board “Travel Inspiration/Quotes” has some of the ones I have made using my own pics and words. A couple (words only) “Traveling is like breathing for me, it sustains my life”, “While a vacation is meant for relaxing, traveling is energizing”, “I don’t want to have anything, I want to SEE everything”, “I don’t travel alone to get away from anyone, I travel alone to get closer to me”. You can see them with my pics on my Facebook page ๐Ÿ™‚ THANKS for sharing these and ALL your fabulous information!

  7. I love the Helen Keller one. It always reminds me and gives me comfort that if I don’t ever take risks in life, than it’s not much of a life to live.

  8. I found these on Pinterest! I absolutely love them and gets me excited for my next adventure to South East Asia! if you have any travel tips for me, I’d greatly appreciate it!!! Cheers!

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