Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Own only what you can carry with you… Let your memory be your travel bag.

Izaak Walton

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.

Gabrielle Zevin

They should tell you when you’re born: have a suitcase heart, be ready to travel.

Hermann Hesse

I am much inclined to live from my rucksack, and let my trousers fray as they like.

Hermann Hesse

One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.


There are hundreds of languages in the world, but a smile speaks them all.

Rick Steves

Travel broadens our perspectives personally, culturally, and politically. Suddenly, the palette with which we paint the story of our lives has more colors.

Rick Steves

Travel like Ghandi, with simple clothes, open eyes and an uncluttered mind.


They change their climate, not their soul, who rush across the sea.

Stephanie Dandan

We’ve learned to not let small annoyances, adversities, and misadventures get the best of us and we don’t let it ruin our days. We believe that in any given moment, we have the choice to suffer from whatever problems come our way, or just simply accept it. We’ve grown to choose the latter. We’re not afraid of troubles coming our way even if we are … [ Read more ]

Chinese proverb

Only he that has traveled the road knows where the holes are deep.

Isabella Lucy Bird

Travelers are privileged to do the most improper things with perfect propriety. That is one charm of traveling.

Jessa Crispin

…the purpose of travel writing has changed as travel itself has changed and become more accessible. Listening is less important when readers no longer rely on written accounts to transport them vicariously to places they would never have the opportunity to see for themselves. Today’s writing is more aspirational. The travel writer sells not only lovely prose and insights into a new land but also … [ Read more ]

Rudyard Kipling

What can they know of England who only England know?

Kahlil Gibran

We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered.

Sir Vivian Fuchs

If you actually look like your passport photo, you aren’t well enough to travel.

Geoff Dyer

The ideal is to feel at home anywhere, everywhere.

Alan Watts

The joy of travel is not nearly so much in getting where one wants to go as in the unsought surprises which occur on the journey.

Pico Iyer

If it is the first secret conceit of every voyageur to imagine that he alone has found the world’s last paradise, it is second to believe that the door has slammed shut right behind him.

Hans Christian Andersen

To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.