If you have never taken a trip to a foreign country or explored an unknown destination, what exactly are you waiting for?
Going on a trip, vacation or just traveling around and discovering new places is one of the best things anyone can do for themselves. Not only does travelling broaden the mind, it makes the traveler much more open to new experiences, ideas, ancient histories, landscapes and cuisines.
Go have an adventure. Create exclusive memories of your own. Prevent that future luggage of regrets. And never look back!
Jovago.com, Africa’s No. 1 Online hotel booking portal has roped together 13 of the famous travel quotes from around the world with hope that they will help you reconnect with your inner nomad and buy that plane ticket already.
“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy
“We travel, initially, to lose ourselves; and we travel, next to find ourselves. We travel to open our hearts and eyes and learn more about the world than our newspapers will accommodate. We travel to bring what little we can, in our ignorance and knowledge, to those parts of the globe whose riches are differently dispersed. And we travel, in essence, to become young fools again- to slow time down and get taken in, and fall in love once more.” ― Pico Iyer
“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
“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
“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
“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed
“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, and often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it. Your body will collide with the earth and you will bear witness. In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps realize that you yourself are capable of both. This will change you. Nothing will ever again be black-and-white.” – Mark Jenkins
“The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine
“To travel is to take a journey into yourself.” – Danny Kaye
“When you travel, remember that a foreign country is not designed to make you comfortable. It is designed to make its own people comfortable.” ― Clifton Fadiman
“Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else.” — Lawrence Block
“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