Humorous Travel Quotes from Around the Globe

After our list of Top 10 Most Inspiring Travel Quotes received such a positive response, I thought it time to dig through the archives and dust off some of our favourite travel quotes written by those with a fun sense of humour and a positive outlook on life, to share with our fellow travel fans across the globe!

Something to bring a smile to your face this Saturday afternoon (or morning if you are across the pond!), we hope you enjoy them just as much as we do, and would love to hear if you have made up any of your own!

“If you look like your passport photo, you’re too ill to travel” – Will Kommen.

“In Paris they simply stared when I spoke to them in French; I never did succeed in making those idiots understand their own language” – Mark Twain

“Travel broadens the mind – but it helps if you have a mind to start with” – Unknown

“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled” – Mohammed

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list” – Susan Sontag 

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them” – Mark Twain

“Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse” – Thomas Fuller

“Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation” – Elizabeth Drew

“A passport shows government officials who you are, where you were born, and how you look when photographed unflatteringly” – Daniel Handler

“Since life is short and the world is wide, the sooner you start exploring it, the better” Simon Raven

Great travel quotes by great writers and travellers! We are currently working on a list of our own and would love to hear your favourites.


6 Comments Add yours

  1. Pat Bean says:

    This one by Edward Abbey is at the top of my favorites. . “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” And thanks by the way for the follow

    1. Thank you for stopping by! Love the quote and will be adding it to our growing list, thanks!

  2. dcmontreal says:

    Always liked Yogi Berra’s “If you come to a fork in the road, take it.”

    1. Thank you for stopping by – love the quote and will be stealing it for our list! 🙂

  3. Reblogged this on Campervan Capers and commented:
    Passing on a few intereing thoughts about travel from the Equatours blog…

    1. Thank you Campervan Capers!

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