Words for Wanderlust

I’ve collected some of┬ámy favorite travel quotes and put them on some of my favorite pictures that I’ve taken – they inspire me to get up and see what’s out there. Sometimes, all you need are a few words of encouragement. [click on the individual picture to see it bigger] Advertisements


Resfeber [RACE-fay-ber]: (n.) the restless race of a traveler’s heart before the journey begins, when anxiety and anticipation are tangled together; a ‘travel fever’ English is a beautiful language in its own way – it allows for the expression of both extremes and subtleties and for detailed descriptions. Even so, it’s missing what Swedish so … More Resfeber

“I know nothing with any certainty but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” – Vincent van Gogh

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.” – Miriam Adeney

“At moments of wonder, it is easy to avoid small thinking, to entertain thoughts that span the universe, that capture both thunder and tinkle, thick and thin, the near and the far.” – Yann Martel, The Life of Pi

I wandered everywhere, through cities and countries wide. And everywhere I went, the world was on my side. – Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy

Real travel requires a maximum of unscheduled wandering, for there is no other way of discovering surprises and marvels, which, as I see it, is the only good reason for not staying at home. – Alan Watts, The Book

There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars. – Jack Kerouac, On the Road