25 Inspiring Quotes That Will Give You The Travel Bug

While traveling is fun and exciting; ample research also suggests it’s highly beneficial for your physical, mental, and emotional health as well.

Exploring new places can boost your happiness and relieve stress, help you gain new friends, knowledge, enhance your creativity among other benefits. Here are 25 quotes to guarantee to give you the travel bug.

 1. “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

2. “Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson

3. “Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.” – Mark Twain

4. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel tead only a page.”—Saint Augustine

5. “Travel can be one of the most rewarding forms of introspection.” —Lawrence Durrell

6. “Once in awhile it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley

7. “The best education I have ever received was through travel.”—Lisa Ling

8. “The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.”—Samuel Johnson

9. “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home.”—James Michener

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

11. “All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.”—Samuel Johnson

12. “Once a year, go somewhere you have never been before.”—Dalai Lama

13. “A man of ordinary talent will always be ordinary, whether he travels or not; but a man of superior talent will go to pieces if he remains forever in the same place….”—Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

14. “Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.”—Seneca

15. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.”—Aldous Huxley

16. “To get away from one’s working environment is, in a sense, to get away from one’s self; and this is often the chief advantage of travel and change.”—Charles Horton Cooley

17. “Every man who possibly can should force himself to a holiday of a full month in a year, whether he feels like taking it or not.”—William James

18. “I’ve been homesick for countries I’ve never been, and longed to be where I couldn’t be.”—John Cheever

19. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness”—Mark Twain

20. “The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”– W.B. Yeats

21. “Travelling tends to magnify all human emotions”– Peter Hoeg

22. “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

23. “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.”– Bill Bryson

24. “Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.”—Terry Pratchett,

25. “I want to shake off the dust of this one-horse town. I want to explore the world. I want to watch TV in a different time zone. I want to visit strange, exotic malls.”– Homer Simpson

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