Last night I was on the phone with a friend comparing travel stories. We came to the conclusion that we both like to travel… ok… not just like… it is in our blood… our “make up” … our very being.
This got me to thinking of words or phrases to describe this need:
rolling stone a restless or wandering person
wanderlust a very strong desire or impulse to wander / travel / explore the world
wanderer person who follows the impulse to wander / travel / explore the world
roamer someone who leads a wandering unsettled life
nomad a person who continually moves from place to place
itchy feet great desire to travel and roam about
traveler a person who changes location
Fernweh n. “an ache for distance” (German)
gypsy somebody who has a nomadic or unconventional lifestyle
zigana a female gypsy (Hungarian) …also (as a name) Ziganah, Zigane, Zygana or Zyganah
gitana a female gypsy (Spanish)
Tsi qui si gypsy (Cherokee)
Have you got any to add to the list?