Top 12 travel quotes to inspire wanderlust


Since the dawn of time humankind has sought to explore undiscovered places, and it’s no surprise that all of these journeys across new and foreign lands inspired such pioneers to jot down how travelling made them feel. In this week’s photo showcase we’ve selected 12 of our favourite travel quotes – some old, some new – coupled with inspiring photography. With so many incredible travel quotes out there it was difficult to narrow down our favourites, but we gave it our best shot!

What quote would you add to our list?

1. "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did... Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain

2. "There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign." - Robert Louis Stevenson

3. "Two road diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less travelled by." - Robert Frost

4. "A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles." - Tim Cahill

5. "We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open." - Jawaharlal Nehru

6. "Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." Gustave Flaubert

7. "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page." - St Augustine

8. "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain

9. "I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." - Susan Sontag

10. "Traveling - it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller." - Ibn Battuta

11. "Our happiest moments as tourists always seem to come when we stumble upon one thing while in pursuit of something else." - Lawrence Block

12. "Once a year, go someplace you've never been before." - Dalai Lama

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