I created these travel sayings to express my own based on popular travel quotations made by famous people.  Most of them are inspiring that goes deeper into the realm of my life and travel. Just like you, I love travelling, so if you agree ~ make your own and email them to me.  I will post them to your credit.  

Let me brighten your travels, read my new sayings and learn.

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Created ~ Year 2014

“My favourite thing is to go where I've never been. - Diane Arbus
My favourite destination - Everywhere! ~ Freddie Miranda 2014

“Better to see something once than to hear about it a thousand times. - Asian Proverb
Don't just say it. Just go! ~ Freddie Miranda 2014

“Getting lost is not a waste of time. - Jack Jackson
Don't waste time. Get lost! ~ Freddie Miranda 2014

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Created ~ Year 2013

“I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are. - Diane von Furstenberg
Enjoy your life and travels. That's all that counts. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time. - Jerzy Kosinski
It's wonderful to see how people on those olden times built the cities with their strong bare hands ~ memories that will stay in our hearts and states of mind till the end of time. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“I wrote those poems for myself, as a way of being a soldier here in this country. I didn't know the poems would travel.  I didn't go to Lebanon until two years ago, but people told me that many Arabs had memorized these poems and translated them into Arabic. - June Jordan
A good poem travels the world without the poet knowing. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“I travel a lot to promote the perfumes and to do the commercials. - Gabriela Sabatini
Travelling comes in three ways, it's either business, pleasure, or both. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“I didn't want to travel. I didn't want to leave my family. I heard all these stories from Dad about not having Edward around when he was young, and I didn't want that to happen. - Kim Weston
I want to travel and I don't always want to bring along my whole family. It gives me freedom to do what I want, when I want and how long I want to do it. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“I desperately want a dog, but I've been told I travel too much, and I'm not allowed to have a dog. - Victoria Pratt
Pet travel by air is not too much of a hassle. It may sound a lot to prepare the documentation, but giving yourself enough time will ensure a pleasant trip for you and your pet. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education. - David Rockefeller
Travelling is my passion. A good education made my dream to travel the world possible. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“People who don't travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what's in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live - Martin Yan
Some people don't travel far enough. They believe that the beauty can be found in their own backyard.~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“Know how to travel from your town to a nearby town without a car, either by bus or by rail. - Marilyn vos Savant
Travelling does not restrict you whether near or far. Walk if you will. Take the bus or the train if you must. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“Travel becomes a strategy for accumulating photographs. - Susan Sontag
Collect photos of your journey, it surely is a treasure of your good memories. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“Interesting things come your way but as you get older, your lifestyle changes. I don't want to travel; I don't want to be in a hotel room away from my family. - Gary Oldman
As you grow older, travelling becomes more interesting. You want to see more places, meet new people and enjoy the thrill of the adventure you have not experienced before.~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“When I travel abroad, because I'm Colombian, I'm always one that they check twice and security and I'm the one that they open my bag and the one they pull to the side to check the visa. - Sofia Vergara
I wonder why some countries judge you on the passport you are holding and not you as a traveller. I was once refused to board a ship to Athens from Larnaca that up until now am still wondering because I had my visa, my tickets and enough money to spend. ~ Freddie Miranda 2013

“I like to travel by myself. - Carly Rae Jepsen
I am not against solo travelling but it is best to share the memories that is going to happen.~ Freddie Miranda 2013

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Created ~ Year 2012

“ Everywhere is nowhere. When a person spends all his time in foreign travel, he ends by having many acquaintances, but no friends" - Lucius Annaeus Seneca
When a traveller spends most of his time travelling, I can assure you that finding new friends will never end. ~ Freddie Miranda 2012

“The cool thing about being famous is traveling.  I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff." - Britney Spears
You don't need to be famous to be able to travel.  Many unknown travellers have travelled the world over and over again.~ Freddie Miranda 2012

“An English man does not travel to see English men." - Laurence Sterne
It doesn't matter who I see during my travels.  Does it make any difference if I meet a British, an American, a European, or an Asian? ~ Freddie Miranda 2012

“Of all possible subjects, travel is the most difficult for an artist, as it is the easiest for a journalist." - W. H. Auden
Nothing is impossible about travelling. It is easy for an artist to paint, a journalist to write, or an ordinary traveller to make good memories on his own.~ Freddie Miranda 2012
“A wise traveler never despises his own country." - Clifton Fadiman
Good travellers promote and advertise his very own country. ~ Freddie Miranda 2012

“I lived at home and I cycled every morning to the railway station to travel by train to Johannesburg followed by a walk to the University, carrying sandwiches for my lunch and returning in the evening the same way." - Sydney Brenner 
If you are destination-oriented, take the plane, if you want real travel, take Canada's VIA Rail train. ~ Freddie Miranda 2012
“There are days when I intentionally don't write.  For instance, I never write when I'm travelling, because travel is a situation where I can learn more by looking and listening than by working." - Tomas Perry
I never sleep when I travel.  I don't want to miss a scene that only God knows if I would see it again. ~ Freddie Miranda 2012
“Not all those who wander are lost.” - J.R.R. Tolkien
I wander and always lost my way.  I believe it is one way of seeing new things and more often meeting new friends. ~ Freddie Miranda 2012
“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” - Martin Buber
I always notice something when am travelling. I see a lot of things that I have never seen. ~ Freddie Miranda 2012
“For people to understand me when I travel, I speak with my hands.” - Marcel Carne

There is no language barrier when I travel, I can assure you anyone can understand if I use my fingers to do the talking. ~ Freddie Miranda 2012
“My wife and I have so much fun when we travel and find anything... like stray cats and squirrels.” - Eric Roberts

It's quite amusing to see unusual animals when I travel; the camel, the kiwi, and the .....tarsier.  ~ Freddie Miranda 2012

“It's wonderful to travel with somebody that you love and we never travel anywhere without one another.” - Roger Moore
Travelling with someone you love will be more exciting and inspiring.  ~ Freddie Miranda 2012

“I never subscribed to the stay-at-home policy.  I'm not sick of the road or sick of eating in good restaurants around the country.  I like to travel.” - Levon Helm

Although I love to be home, I travel to ease my boredom.  ~ Freddie Miranda 2012

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Created ~ Year 2011
“On a New York subway you get fined for spitting, but you can throw up for nothing.” – Lewis Grizzard

In any Toronto subway you don't throw garbage anywhere, there is a place for everything. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Canada is the vichyssoise of nations – it’s cold, half French and difficult to stir.” – Stuart Keate

It is easy to mix the Canadian culture - in a minute you are speaking English, in a while you are speaking French. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“You got to be careful if you don’t know where you’re going, because you might not get there.” – Yogi Berra

The joy of travelling is to get lost, and find your way on your own. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.” – Russell Baker

The good thing about a tourist is.....so easy to find and recognize fellow tourist. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“I’ve been to Paris. And it ain’t that pretty at all.” – Warren Zevon

It is always pretty the first time - and Paris is not an exception! ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen.” - Benjamin Disraeli

I travel NOT to remember, but I travel to share. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” - Aldous Huxley

It is not what you hear - but, what you see and discover in another country. ~Freddie Miranda 2011
“I dislike feeling at home when I am abroad.” - George Bernard Shaw

Feeling at home in a foreign land - is just like....staying home. ~Freddie Miranda 2011
“I did not fully understand the dread term "terminal illness" until I saw Heathrow for myself.” - Dennis Potter 1978

I am NOT landing in Heathrow - I am landing in Gatwick. ~Freddie Miranda  2011
“Boy, those French. They have a different word for everything.” – Steve Martin

I have been working with French speaking associates for many years - I still cannot pronounce a single word. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“If you are going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

Avoid the rush, don't go to hell. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Two great talkers will not travel far together.” – Spanish Proverb

Travelling alone will not get you anywhere. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Why buy good luggage? You only use it when you travel.” – Yogi Berra

I like to travel light, but I do not like to be wearing the same thing in all my destinations. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Living on Earth is expensive, but it does include a free trip around the sun every year.” – Unknown

Living on this Planet is inexpensive, you only travel to heaven once or NOT at all. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

“An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.” – Iain Sinclair

I was once returned to my point of origin, I was not disturbed at all. I promise not to travel by ship from then on, the same day I fly to my destination. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“I should like to spend the whole of my life in traveling abroad, if I could anywhere borrow another life to spend afterwards at home.” – William Hazlitt

I will spend my life travelling until I reach my final destination. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Traveling is like flirting with life. It’s like saying, ‘I would stay and love you, but I have to go; this is my station.’” – Lisa St. Aubin de Teran

Travelling to me is no joke. I am serious in spending the money from my hard work. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed

It is not how much you learn, it is how much you have seen. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a cash advance.” – Bumper sticker

I don't mind the cash that comes from my pocket, what matters most is the aeromiles that goes with it. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.” – Mary Anne Radmacher Hershey

I believe that the planet earth is round - I see the moon, the stars, and the human beings in every place I go. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Most of my treasured memories of travel are recollections of sitting.” – Robert Thomas Allen

I even treasure the time that I sit on a plane as it is the best time to recollect the memories that I would be having. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“When you’re traveling, ask the traveler for advice / not someone whose lameness keeps him in one place.” – Rumi

When I travel, I never ask a traveller, I ask the local people. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror.” – Orson Welles

The ambiance on an aircraft when I am travelling is one of two things: excitement or your love for flying. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

I almost always find a new friend in all my travels, otherwise, what's the point of travelling. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“What am I doing here?” – Arthur Rimbaud, writing home from Ethiopia

Wherever I travel, I make the most of it. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not expect that I can find all the beauty in any country, I can appreciate anything that comes my way. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls."Anais Nin
I travel to meet the realities, the facts, and the never-ending relaxation. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"The one thing I regret was that my work required an enormous amount of my time, and a lot of travel." - Neil Armstrong

I regret NOT because my work is taking too much of my time because too much time spent working means opportunities for too much travel. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it." - Samuel Johnson

Travelling is a way of learning. Copy the good things and improve the bad. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"I get a friend to travel with me... I need somebody to bring me back to who I am. It's hard to be alone." - Leonardo DiCaprio
A travelling companion is very necessary. You need someone to take photos of you. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"Just to travel is rather boring, but to travel with a purpose is educational and exciting." - Sargent Shriver

You need not travel if you don't like travelling. It will be uninteresting and unexciting. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"Let me be a free man - free to travel, free to stop, free to work." - Chief Joseph

We all have the opportunity to travel. Quite a few says they have no time, too much work, and you won't believe this - no money. ~  Freddie Miranda 2011

"I'd love to travel to the Holy Land." - Loretta Lynn
I treasure my trip to Jerusalem. It was so holy in this Holy Land. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"I've met the most interesting people while flying or on a boat. These methods of travel seem to attract the kind of people I want to be with." - Hedy Lamarr

I love travelling by train. I find it interesting; the real scene, the real people, and the realities. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011
"If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears."  - Cesare Pavese

It is not necessary to travel far if you are going to ask me.  There are times that the beauty in your backyard is not easy to see. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"Know how to travel from your town to a nearby town without a car, either by bus or by rail." - Marilyn vos Savant

It is better to travel first to your neighbouring town and country.  It is inexpensive and more often free to see. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere." - Xun Zi

Travelling should be well planned,  You need a lot of patience to get through it. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"I love to not work. I like to travel. I work maybe half the year, no more."  – Catherine

I love to travel and I need to work.  Without my work, I will not travel. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"I travel light. I think the most important thing is to be in a good mood and enjoy life, wherever you are." - Diane von Furstenberg

I always thought of travelling light.  Carrying heavy luggages is not easy for me.  It makes me moody and dizzy. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"You become a better writer by writing. You become a better travel writer by writing about travel."  - Tim Cahill

Writing about my travels is very interesting.  By doing this, I can express myself and share all the good things. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"I like the opportunity to travel the world and work in close company with other people." - Marc Garneau

It is not my dream to travel the globe.  It is the people around me who inspired me to discover the world. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

"You can't expect the entire world to come to New York to see you. You have to travel to them."  - Theodore Bikel

I always wanted to promote to the world the country where I live.  I want other people to see the reason why I am here. ~  Freddie Miranda 2011

"Travel can also be the spirit of adventure somewhat tamed, for those who desire to do something they are a bit afraid of."  - Ella Maillart

There is nothing scary about travelling.  You will be surprised to know that there is nothing different in every place you travelled to. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

From the desk of: 
Freddie Miranda
A blogger and a Canada-based freelance writer. He shares the value of his travel experiences and discoveries with his friends and fellow travellers. Share your passion, join and visit him. Send a message @ fromatravellersdesk(at)gmail(dot)com


  1. awesome travel quotes..I used to read them at occasion.

    1. Thank you so much for your kind words. I will strive and add more 'travel sayings' in the near future. Please continue reading.

  2. i love this:

    A travelling companion is very necessary. You need someone to take photos of you. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

    repOsted it on my fb hope you don't mind ^_^

    1. Hello Belle.
      No, not at all. We don't mind you re-posting our travel sayings to your Facebook. We are glad you are loving them. Enjoy!

  3. this, too:

    “Boy, those French. They have a different word for everything.” – Steve Martin

    I have been working with French speaking associates for many years - I still cannot pronounce a single word. ~ Freddie Miranda 2011

    put it on my note/blog din eheheh as I can relate with it in the daily life (ahahahah that's exaggeration!)

    1. It is nice to know you are re-posting them. Thanks for spreading the word!

  4. “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.”

    Love can make you do amazing things that you did not think were possible!

    “The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.”


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