12 travel quotes to inspire you this Wanderlust Wednesday

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

2. “Once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience the world in the way they have been told to.” – Alan Keightley

3. “Study abroad is the single most effective way of changing the way we view the world.” – Chantal Mitchell

4. “A ship in a harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd

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Photo courtesy of Laura Fliegel, student at the University of South Alabama, who studied abroad in France

5. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

6. “And then I realized adventure was the best way to learn.” – Author Unknown

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

8. “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

9. “I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility.” – Jack Kerouac

10. “I spent half a year getting lost in back alleys, hitchhiking through towns I couldn’t pronounce, having intimate conversations with complete strangers, wandering until my feet were raw with blisters, and experiencing impossibly perfect moments that left me in awe. I had never felt more alive.” – Sidni Giordano

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Photo courtesy of Kaley Rector, student at the University of South Alabama, who studied abroad in Spain

11. “Travel is at its most rewarding when it ceases to be about your reaching a destination and becomes indistinguishable from living your life.” – Paul Theroux

12. “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

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Photo courtesy of Morgan Brown, student at the University of South Alabama,who studied abroad in Italy

 

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