The days are getting longer and the weather’s getting warmer. So your thoughts are turning to a summer vacation.
According to the Virtuoso Luxe Report, the most popular type of trip luxury travelers are taking is an international vacation of eight days or longer. As you eagerly anticipate your own upcoming travels, enjoy some international travel quotes from a variety of writers.
“There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign.” – Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson
“The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as a foreign land.” – English writer G. K. Chesterton
“Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.” — German writer and statesman Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“Own only what you can carry with you; know language, know countries, know people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” – Russian writer and historian Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley
“So you set out to travel to Rome…and end up in Istanbul. You set off for Japan…and you end up on a train across Siberia. The journey, not the destination, becomes a source of wonder.” – Canadian musician Loreena McKennitt
“A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at home.” – English-Irish writer Oliver Goldsmith
“There are people who travel because they want to push themselves to physical limits, people who walk across deserts or cycle across the Antarctic … And then there are people like me, who are just genuinely curious about the world.” – English comedian, actor and travel writer Michael Palin
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Have a favorite international travel quote? Please share it with us. And if all these have whetted your appetite for an international vacation, find travel inspiration by visiting virtuoso.com.