- Wanderlust is a very strong desire to travel.
An example of wanderlust is someone who, just after returning home from a two month trip, immediately starts planning their next one.
an impulse, longing, or urge to wander or travel
Origin of wanderlustGerman ; from wandern, to travel, wander + lust, joy: see lust
A very strong or irresistible impulse to travel.
Origin of wanderlustGerman : wandern, to wander (from Middle High German) + Lust, desire (from Middle High German, from Old High German; see las- in Indo-European roots).