21 Inspirational Travel Quotes


Get Inspired to Travel

Need that little push to start travelling inNew Zealand? Looking for a sign to go on the adventure of a lifetime? Sometimes just a few simple words can change the way you see travel or help you decide if travelling is right for you. After obsessively scrolling the likes of Pinterest, we gathered our favourite travel quotes to get you pumped for travel! So here are quite a lot of inspirational travel quotes!

If you need more inspiration for your travels, how about 10 Damn Good Reasons to Take a Gap Year in New Zealand or 13 Inspirational New Zealand Travel Blogs?

1. If it Scares You…

“If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.”


2. More Seth Godin Magic

“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.”


3. Collect Moments

“Collect moments, not things.”


4. Did

Should, would, could, did”


5. Adventure is Out There

A little inspiration from the movie, Up.

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6. If Not Now, When?


7. Replace Fear of the Unknown…

“Replace fear of the unknown with curiosity.”

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8. It’s Not About the Destination

“It’s not about the destination. It’s about the journey.”

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9. See the World

“I would rather own little and see the world than own the world and see little of it.” Alexander Sattler


10. And Then I Realised

“And then I realised adventures are the best way to learn.”


11. Say Yes!

“Say yes, and you’ll figure it out afterwards.” Tina Fey. It’s also one of the 5 Reasons to Be Open-Minded When Choosing a Job in New Zealand, if you’re thinking about doing a working holiday.


12. We’d Have Roots

“If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” Rachel Wolchin


13. Meet Yourself

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” David Mitchell


14. The Lord of the Rings Quote!

“Not all those who wander are lost.” J.R.R. Tolkien. For more Lord of the Rings magic, check out 23 Lord of the Rings Locations You Can’t Miss in New Zealand.©

15. For Life Not to Escape Us

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”


16. The Traveller Sees What he Sees

“The traveller sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see.” G.K. Chesterson


17. In So Many Places

“I have left my heart in so many places.”


18. New Zealand: Why Not?

Inspiration from Flight of the Conchords. (See more of these hilarious quotes in Top 10 Flight of the Conchords’ Adverts for New Zealand).


19. Life’s a Climb

“Life’s a climb but the view is great.” You’ll see many great views in New Zealand!


20. I Always Wonder…

“I always wonder why birds stay in the same place when they can fly anywhere on Earth. Then I ask myself the same question.” Harun Yahya

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21. One Final Quote

This has to be what you are thinking now, right?


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Robin C.

This article was reviewed and published by Robin, the co-founder of NZ Pocket Guide. He has lived, worked and travelled across 16 different countries before calling New Zealand home. He has now spent over a decade in the New Zealand tourism industry, clocking in more than 600 activities across the country. He is passionate about sharing those experiences and advice on NZ Pocket Guide and its YouTube channel. Robin is also the co-founder of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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