“Not all who wander are lost” J.R.R. Tolkien – but perhaps they’re suffering from fernweh? Or have a bout of wanderlust? Or they were born a nemophilist?
Have you ever traveled to a new destination and not known how to describe what you’re feeling? Well, there are loads of different travel synonyms in different languages that’ll help you describe what you’re feeling perfectly.
Take a look at this list filled with creative travel words, wanderlust synonyms, and travel lover synonyms. Expand your travel vocabulary!
Meaning: An urge to travel is even stronger than wanderlust.
Meaning: Feeling both fearful and awed by what is before you.
Meaning: The joy of being able to say “to hell with it”.
Meaning: To travel or wander around from place to place.
Meaning: The contented happiness you feel when you travel.
Meaning: The realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own.
Meaning: Something lovely discovered by chance.
Meaning: The awareness of how little of the world you’ll experience.
Meaning: A spontaneous journey where the traveler lets the spirit of the landscape and architecture move them.
Meaning: Finding something interesting or valuable by chance.
Meaning: One who loves life deeply and lives it to the extreme.
Meaning: Wandering alone. A solitary adventurer who travels or wanders the globe.
Meaning: A fear or dislike of one’s home.
Meaning: Fear of crossing a threshold to begin a new chapter.
Meaning: The intense desire for freedom.
Meaning: A whimsical or roaming journey.
Meaning: The emotional state of nostalgia and longing for someone or something distant. Saudade was once described as “the love that remains” after someone is gone.
Meaning: The warm feeling you get while enjoying the company of great friends and all life has to offer.
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Meaning: Someone who is fond of the forest.
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Meaning: The word is not an easy translation but it describes the stress of speaking a foreign language.
Meaning: To travel purposefully towards an unknown destination
Meaning: A wistful longing and yearning in the heart for travels that have been and travels to come.
Meaning: A profound and mysterious sense of the beauty of the universe.
Meaning: The freedom of being alone and having the ability to do whatever you want.
Meaning: One who lives in the cloud of their own imagination. Someone who is generally unconventional.
Meaning: To move to tears.
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Meaning: A person of leisure, deliberately aimless, simply wandering the streets.
Meaning: The place where you are your most authentic self, from where strength is drawn, where you feel at home.
Meaning: A lover of the ocean.
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Meaning: The sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees.
Meaning: The idea that it is impossible to truly comprehend everything.
Meaning: Someone who loves to travel, especially on foot.
Meaning: Something that’s odd and unusual to a person.
Origin: Old English
Meaning: A desire to seek powerful change in one’s life; the feeling that pushes you to travel.
Meaning: The feeling of returning home after an immersive trip only to find it fading rapidly from your awareness—to the extent you have to keep reminding yourself that it happened at all.
Meaning: is what you feel when you stop trying to explain or talk about an experience because the surrounding people cannot relate to it.
Meaning: Living in the moment, detached from the bothers of life.
Meaning: A strong desire to travel.
Meaning: A union or reunion after being apart for a long time with one’s beloved.
We hope you’ve found some new beautiful and inspiring words about travel! If you’d like to learn more, check out these inspirational words in other languages!
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