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.

James Michener

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

Elizabeth Drew

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.

Ross Morley

Travel is like a giant blank canvas, and the painting on the canvas is only limited by one’s imagination.

Rabindranath Tagore

There are two kinds of adventurers: those who go truly hoping to find adventure and those who go secretly hoping they won’t.

Thomas Jefferson

I think one travels more usefully when they travel alone, because they reflect more.

Rabindranath Tagore

For many years, at great cost, I traveled through many countries, saw the high mountains, the oceans. The only things I did not see were the sparkling dewdrops in the grass just outside my door.

Antonio Machado

Traveler, there is no path, paths are made by walking.

Thomas Fuller

Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.

Thomas Fuller

If an ass goes traveling he will not come home a horse.

Pico Iyer

Anyone who travels knows you are not doing it to move around, but to be moved.

Caleb Colton

Those who visit foreign nations, but associate only with their own country-men, change their climate, but not their customs. They see new meridians, but the same men; and with heads as empty as their pockets, return home with traveled bodies, but untraveled minds.

Freya Stark

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

Freya Stark

One can only really travel if one lets oneself go and takes what every place brings without trying to turn it into a healthy private pattern of one’s own and I suppose that is the difference between travel and tourism.

Jeff Goins

Traveling will change you like little else can. It will put you in places that will force you to care for issues that are bigger than you. You will begin to understand that the world is both very large and very small. You will have a newfound respect for pain and suffering, having seen that two-thirds of humanity struggle to simply get a meal each … [ Read more ]

St. Augustine

People travel to wonder at the height of the mountains, at the huge waves of the seas, at the long course of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars, and yet they pass by themselves without wondering.

St. Augustine

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.