Nowadays, more and more people are becoming in love with traveling. It’s not just seeing the postcard prints in real life anymore. It’s not just marking all the places you’ve been to on the map, nor is it just taking pictures to add to one’s collection.

Traveling has become life-changing. It has turned many people’s lives around for the better. But really, how does travel change one’s life and why does it mean so much to a lot of people?

You should find the answer yourself. Travel while you can and you will understand why!

Still not convinced? Here are some of the best travel quotes that will inspire you to pack your bags and go see the world.


1. “One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.”

– Henry Miller

2. “To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”

– Freya Stark

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

– Saint Augustine

4. “The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.”

– G.K. Chesterton

5. “Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”

– Henry David Thoreau

6. “Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves”

– Euripides

7. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in you sail. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

– Mark Twain

8. “We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.”

– John Hope Franklin

9. “People don’t take trips… trips take people.”

– John Steinback

10. “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

11. “To travel is to take a journey into yourself.”

– Danny Kaye

12. “The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course the world itself.”

– Wallace Stevens

13. “Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”

– Miriam Beard

14. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

– Scott Cameron

15. “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.”

– Jawaharial Nehru

16. “People who don’t travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what’s in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live.”

– Martin Yan

17. “Travel has a way of stretching the mind. The stretch comes not from travel’s immediate rewards, the inevitable myriad new sights, smells and sounds, but with experiencing firsthand how others do differently what we believed to be the right and only way.”

– Ralph Crawshaw

18. “Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”

– Ibn Battuta

19. “Investment in travel is an investment in yourself.”

– Matthew Karsten

20. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.”

– Andre Gide

21. “Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.”

– Wendell Berry

22. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”

― Anita Desai

23. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

― Marcel Proust

24. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.”

― Jalaluddin Rumi

25. “To Travel is to live.”

– Hans Christian Andersen

26. “And then there is the most dangerous risk of all — the risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later.”

– Randy Komisar