Travel Quotes That Will Make You Jump On The Next Flight To Koh Phangan

17 Nov 2019

What inspires you to travel? What was it that motivated you to want to go to Koh Phangan? Maybe you haven't even felt a strong enough pull (yet) to come to the island. Maybe that’s exactly what you are searching for…

Most of the time the things that are most influential are other peoples stories - actions, discoveries, achievements, journeys and experiences that compel you to be brave enough to give it a go yourself! It's the words of these people that can move you to break out from your comfort zone, taking you down the path of discovery to embark on your own magnificent adventure! 

To make sure this happens, here are a handful of motivational and inspirational traveling quotes to get you going:


 “One’s destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.”

– Henry Miller


“The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.”

– G.K. Chesterton


“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things 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


“Traveling outgrows its motives. It soon proves sufficient in itself. You think you are making a trip, but soon it is making you – or unmaking you.”

– Nicolas Bouvier


“Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

– Gustave Flaubert

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

– Saint Augustine


“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.”

– Ibn Battuta


“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, 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


“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”

– Anita Desai


“It is better to travel well than to arrive.”

– Buddha


“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.”

– Confucius


“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers, that the mind can never break off from the journey.”

– Pat Conroy

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


 “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.”

– Helen Keller


“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.”

– Anthony Bourdain


 “So much of who we are, is where we have been.”

– William Langewiesche


“Food makes travel so exceptional, because you get to taste what it’s actually supposed to taste like. To eat the real Pad Thai or finally have a proper curry is something pretty amazing.”

– Meghan Markle


“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”

– Mary Anne Radmacher


“Some beautiful paths can’t be discovered without getting lost.”

– Erol Ozan


“Oh the places you’ll go.”

– Dr. Seuss

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.”

– Robert Frost


“Life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better.”

– Simon Raven


“Jobs fill your pocket. Adventures fill your soul.”

– Jaime Lyn Beatty


“It is not down on any map; true places never are.”

– Herman Melville


“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”

– Oprah Winfrey

“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveller is unaware.”

– Martin Buber


“There are seven days in a week and “someday” isn’t one of them.”

– Benny Lewis