26 Wanderlust Captions & Short Travel Quotes

These wanderlust captions and short travel quotes will all just keep on inspiring a sense of adventure – for you and those around you!


What is Wanderlust?

Wanderlust is a strong feeling and desire to travel and wander. To explore, to seek new adventures and mix things up in your life.

It’s the opposite of living a safe, comfortable life. Wanderlust is taking on new challenges, unfamiliar places, cultures and ways of life.

Sounds exciting right?


Caption For Travel Photos

The following short travel quotes are all a great way to caption your travel photos. Perhaps you are speechless about what you have experienced, or maybe no words of your own can quite capture the journey you’ve had – but a great caption, an inspiring travel quote can say it all for you!


Short Travel Quotes


“All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.” J.R.R. Tolkien


“The world is big, and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.” John Muir


“The geographical pilgrimage is the symbolic acting out of an inner journey. The inner journey is the interpolation of the meanings and signs of the outer pilgrimage. One can have one without the other. It is best to have both.” Thomas Merton


“Wherever you go…go with all your heart.” Confucius


“If you think adventures are dangerous, try routine: it’s lethal.” Paulo Coelho


“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Lao Tzu


“The best traveller is one without a camera.” Kamand Kojouri


“No road is long with good company.” Turkish Proverb


“It sounds so far away and different. I like different places. I like any places that isn’t here.” Edna Ferber


“The journey not the arrival matters.” T.S. Eliot


Wanderlust Captions


“You’re not sorry to go, of course. With people like us our home is where we are not… No one person in the world is necessary to you or to me.” F. Scott Fitzgerald



“The wanderlust has got me… by the belly-aching fire.” Robert W. Service



“Wandering flushes, a glory that fades with arrival.” J. A. Baker



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



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



“I was lying to myself when I thought I was lost, I have never been lost – I just wasn’t ready to be found.” Nikki Rowe



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



“Live your life by a compass not a clock.” Stephen Covey



“A person does not grow from the ground like a vine or a tree, one is not part of a plot of land. Mankind has legs so it can wander.” Roman Payne



“You thought too hard. Same with travel. You can’t work too much at it, or it feels like work. You have to surrender yourself to the chaos. To the accidents.” Gayle Forman



“What is a Wanderess? Bound by no boundaries, contained by no countries, tamed by no time, she is the force of nature’s course.” Roman Payne



“Nostalgia in reverse, the longing for yet another strange land, grew especially strong in spring.” Vladimir Nabokov



“You don’t even know where I’m going. I don’t care. I’d like to go anywhere.” John Steinbeck



“Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you. Exploration is experiencing what you have not experienced before. How can there be any adventure, any exploration, if you let somebody else – above all, a travel bureau – arrange everything before-hand?” Richard Aldington



“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” Dalai Lama



“Don’t surrender all your joy for an idea you used to have about yourself that isn’t true anymore.” Cheryl Strayed



What should I Caption a travel photo?

If you’re wanting to caption a great travel photo, go with something playful and ‘wanderlustful‘.

Write about the amazing feeling of wanderlust and how excited you are for your next adventure. This might even inspire those at home to consider what’s possible for them too. Keep on adventuring!

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