Best Wanderlust Quotes that will inspire you to be the nomad you always wanted


Last Updated on: Jul 28, 2015 

Wanderlust – a strong longing or impulse to wander. This is what the dictionary tells us about wanderlust. Yes, the intense desire to pack our bags and leave for unknown is what wanderlust means to us. But those who are yet contemplating about taking the plunge, here are a few of our favourite wanderlust quotes to give you the push.

Travelling inspires us, makes us better persons. Travelling is liberating for us. Travel can make you realize your potential, it can bring you face to face with your worst nightmares while it can also make you realize your dreams. I can go on and on about the benefits of travelling. But it is you who has to listen to the call of your wanderlust. And while you are waiting for your inspiration, read on these wanderlust quotes.

Our Favourite Wanderlust Quotes 

1. When was the last time you did something for the first timeJohn C. Maxwell

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This one is our Mantra too.

2. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. – Dalai Lama

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3. Take vacations, go as many places as you can, you can always make money, you can’t always make memories. – Anonymous

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4. Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. – Gustave Flaubert

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5. For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move. – Robert Louis Stevenson

This is one for avid travellers.

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6. It is better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. — Asian Proverb

It is the urge to see new things!

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7. A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles. – Tim Cahill

Travelling is even more beautiful with the right partner.

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8. The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust

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9. Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer. – Anonymous

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For the Backpackers.

10. He who would travel happily must travel light. – Antoine de St. Exupery

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11. A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

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And what do you think about this? This is something we realised when we went for the Chadar Trek in Ladakh! It was the ultimate adventure.

12. And then I realized adventures are the best way to learn. – Anonymous

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13. One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller

Dont we feel that whenever we visit any new place and country. Myanmar, Nepal was never just a place for us. It was totally new experience of culture and people.

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This sums up the best way to enjoy the road.

14. Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey. – Babs Hoffman

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15. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. – Helen Keller

Isn’t this absolutely true?

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This one should be followed by all – travelling is about making memories and not throwing your trash; Clean and green environment always helps. 

16. Take only memories, leave only footprints. – Chief Seattle

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Wandering alone is indeed a wonderful experience. Wanderlust is best experienced alone!!

17. Not all those who wander are lost. – J.R.R. Tolkien

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18. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. – Neale Donald Walsch

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Travelling broadens your horizon. Didn’t I tell you before?

19. Travelling tends to magnify all human emotions. – Peter Hoeg.

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20. Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. – Andre Gide

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Embrace the people, custom, food , tradition – your enjoyment will enhance manifold and experience enriched.

21. If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion and avoid the people, you might better stay at home. – James Michener

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Have you ever realised this? 

22. People don’t take trips, trips take people. – John Steinbeck

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It is the journey that matters.

23. Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination. – Roy M. Goodman


Ready to tell your story? 

24. Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. – Ibn Battuta

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This one is our favourite wanderlust quote – saved for the last.

25. We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us. – Anonymous

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So, what next?

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