Here are our favourite inspirational travel quotes...

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life” - Michael Palin (our favourite travel quote)

"Traveling is the best form of education"

"Tourists go on holidays while travellers do something else. They travel."

"We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us"

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – Saint Augustine

"I'm in love with countries I've never been to and facsinated by people I've never met" - Paul Edwards

"You can't change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust your sails to always visit a new destination"

"Trips end but memories last a lifetime"

"No journey is long with good company"

"Life on earth might be pretty expensive but it includes an annual free trip around the sun"

"Travel is more than seeing the world; it’s seeing the world in a new way"

"The most important trips aren't about getting somewhere. They're about getting to someone"

"Annoying things about travelling, going somewhere amazing then have other travellers tell you somewhere else is better"

"Like all great travelers, I have seen more than I remember, and remember more than I have seen."

"The best way to explore is to get lost and find your way back home."

"Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the Earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return." - Leonardo da Vinci

"Pack courage in your suitcase & live as the local people do."

“Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends… The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” – Freya Stark

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” – Lao Tzu

“Travel teaches toleration.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley

“Travel is very subjective. What one person loves, another loathes.” – Robin Leach

“The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see.” – G.K. Chesterton

“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, travelers don’t know where they’re going.” – Paul Theroux

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for” – John A. Shedd

“To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.” - Freya Stark

“The first condition of understanding a foreign country is to smell it.” – Rudyard Kipling

“Half the fun of the travel is the esthetic of lostness.” – Ray Bradbury

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Last updated 12/08/13.