15 Inspirational Travel Quotes By Women

15 Inspirational Travel Quotes By Women

Summer is here and we all want to escape to the sun!

Just in case your wonder lust needs some inspiration, here are 15 inspirational quotes from past and contemporary females novelists, explorers, poets and writers to enjoy!

  1. “Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” Maya Angelou, poet

  2. “You know you are truly alive when you’re living among lions.” – Karen Blixen, writer

  3. “As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.” – Virginia Woolf, novelist

  4. “Just watch, all of you men. I’ll show you what a woman can do…I’ll go across the country, I’ll race to the Moon… I’ll never look back.” – Edna Gardner Whyte, pioneer aviatrix

  5. “If women can be railroad workers in Russia, why can’t they fly in space?” – Valentina Tereshkova, first woman to fly to space

  6. “Anybody can be an explorer if they want to be. You can be an astronaut if you want. Figure out what you want to do, and then go do it.” – Helen Thayer explorer and first woman to travel solo to magnetic north

  7. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller, educator and author

  8. “I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass.” – Maya Angelou, poet

  9. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag critical essayist, cultural analyst, novelist and filmmaker

  10. “The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.” – Shirley MacLaine, actress

  11. “It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and new lessons to learn – which is what life is all about.” – Oprah Winfrey, TV personality and broadcaster

  12. “Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming a part of it.” – Eudora Welty, novelist

  13. “I think you travel to search and you come back home to find yourself there.” ― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, novelist

  14. “Where you come from does matter — but not nearly as much as where you are headed.” ― Jodi Picoult, novelist

  15. The urge to travel feels magnetic. Two of my favorite words are linked: departure time. And travel whets the emotions, turns upside down the memory bank, and the golden coins scatter.” ― Frances Mayes – Professor, writer and poet

Alessandra is founder of social enterprise Women in Travel CIC which she launched in January 2017 to provide communities in key regions (for example UK, Middle East, Africa and Latin America) with a sustainable livelihood by enabling women to become economically independent through entrepreneurship and a thriving career in the travel and tourism industry. Alessandra is also Chief Mentor & Consultant at Everyday Mentor, where she provides mentoring, coaching and consulting services to a range of clients in the commercial and public sector. Alessandra also collaborates with a number of Universities, including Hertfordshire, Normandy and Surrey. Alessandra is passionate about gender in tourism and has written and spoken extensively on the subject over the last 12 years, including at the United Nations World Tourism Day. She is well known as co-founder of Shine People and Places – a boutique outfit dedicate to supporting women in the workplace - and The Shine Awards for Women Achievements in Travel Tourism Hospitality and Events, which she ran between 2004 and 2010 before Sector Skills Council People 1st took them over. Prior to Shine Alessandra worked at KPMG, where she built the Travel & Tourism division, and the World Travel and Tourism Council. Alessandra has an executive MBA from the University of Ediburgh/Grande Ecole Pons combined; she is a qualified coach/mentor for performance in the workplace and she is a member of several industry bodies including AWTE and the UK Tourism Society.

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