10 Words Every Traveler Should Know

It always happened more often that we run out of words to describe our thoughts or emotions & feelings when we are travelling or on an adventure. So here is the list of 10 Words Every Traveler Should Know and it might be required some efforts to pounce it but the adventurer in you who love to take challenges will surely relate to their meanings.  

1. Numinous (adj.)


Origin: English

Definition: Describing an experience that makes you fearful yet fascinated, awed yet attracted.

2. Fernweh (n.)


Origin: German

Definition: A craving for travel. Being homesick for a place you’ve never been.

3. Hodophile (adj.)


Origin: Greek

Definition: “Lover of roads”, or better “love of travel.”

4. Nemophilist (n.)

10 Words Every Traveler Should Know

Origin: Greek

Definition: A haunter of the woods; one who loves the forest and its beauty and solitude.

5. Coddiwomple (v.)


Origin: English Slang Word

Definition: To travel in a purposeful manner towards a vague destination.

6. Wanderlust (n.)


Origin: German

Definition: A strong, innate, impulse or desire to travel the world.

7. Eleutheromania (n.)


Origin: Greek

Definition: An intense and irresistible desire for freedom.

8. Smultroställe (n.)


Origin: Swedish

Definition: A special place discovered, treasured, returned to for solace and relaxation; a personal idyll free from stress and sadness.

9. Solivagant (adj.)


Origin: Latin

Definition: Wandering alone.

10. Livsnjutare (n.)


Origin: Swedish

Definition: One who loves life deeply and lives it to the extreme.


Which word do you connect with the most? Do let us know in comments. 

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