I love a good travel quote as much as the next person πŸ˜‰ If you’re looking for some travel inspiration or a good travel Instagram caption, I’m listing my 100 favourites today!

Travelling is something incredible and we are super lucky that we get to explore new countries and new cultures. It is something that I will never take for granted. The things I have learned about the world (and about myself) because of travel are priceless.

Some of the most famous travel quotes capture that feeling perfectly. Whether they are about exploring the world, finding yourself or sharing a travel experience with the people you love – a good travel quote brings you right back to that special memory or trip.

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1. “Happiness is, planning a trip to somewhere new, with someone you love.” – Unknown
2. “Surely, of all the wonders of the world, the horizon is the greatest.” β€“ Freya Stark
3. “No road is long with good company.” – Turkish proverb
4. “Travel is like an endless university. You never stop learning.” – Harvey Lloyd
5. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – Saint Augustine
6. “Life is short and the world is wide.” – Unknown
7. “I choose to collect memories instead of things.” – Elena Levon
8. “Don’t live the same year 75 time and call it a life.” – Robin Sharma
9. “Not all classrooms have four walls.” – Unknown
10. “To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Anderson

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11. “As soon as I saw you, I knew an adventure was about to happen.” – A. A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh
12. “A Family That Travels Together Stays Together.” – Unknown
13. “The best education you will ever get is travelling. Nothing teaches you more than exploring the world and accumulating experiences.” – Mark Paterson
14. “At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.” – Shanti
15. “The greatest legacy we can leave our children is happy memories.” – Og Mandino
16. “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama
17. “Travel makes you realize that no matter how much you know, there’s always more to learn.” – Nyssa P. Chopra
18. “If we were meant to stay in one place we’d have roots instead of feet.” – Rachel Wolchin
19. “A ship in a harbour is safe, but it is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd
20. “Better To See Something Once Than Hear About It A Thousand Times” – Asian Proverb

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21. “Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but it played out over and over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” – Pat Conroy
22. “Take Only Memories, Leave Only Footprints.” – Chief Seattle
23. “Of All The Paths You Take In Life Make Sure A Few Of Them Are Sandy.” – Unknown
24. “I’d rather have a passport full of stamps than a house full of stuff.” – Unknown
25. “Having kids is a reason to travel. Never a reason to stop.” – Unknown
26. “There are no foreign lands. It is the traveller only who is foreign.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
27. “Travelling. It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
28. “The only people who ever get anywhere interesting are the people who get lost.” – Henry David Thoreau
29. “Blessed are the curious for they still have adventures.” – Lovelle Drachman
30. “I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain

31. “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller
32. “I can always make more money; I cannot make more time.” – Unknown
33. “The journey, not the arrival, matters.” – T.S. Eliot
34. “I travel because it makes me realize how much I haven’t seen, how much I’m not going to see, and how much I still need to see.” – Carew Papritz
35. “I haven’t been everywhere. But it’s on my list.” – Susan Sontag
36. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai
37. “Travel is more than seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of the living.” – Miriam Beard
38. “Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty
39. “We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives and other souls.” – Anais Nin
40. “People don’t take trips; trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

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41. “Don’t be that person who is too busy when you are young and then too tired when you are old.” – Unkown
42. “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustav Flaubert
43. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw
44. “Travel in the younger sort is a part of education. In the elder, a part of experience.” – Francis Bacon
45. “To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.” – Aldous Huxley
46. “You go away for a long time and return a different person – You never come all the way back.” – Paul Theroux
47. “Live your life by a compass, not a clock.” – Stephen Covey
48. “Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Unkown
49. “It doesn’t matter where you’re going, it’s who you have beside you.” – Unknown
50. “You don’t have to be rich to travel well.” – Eugene Fodor

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51. “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” – Dr. Seuss
52. “If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to it.” – Johnathan Winters
53. “Actually, the best gift you could have given her was a lifetime of adventures.” – Lewis Carroll
54. “I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.” – Unknown
55. “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
56. “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddam mountain” –  Jack Kerouac
57.”Own only what you can always carry with you: known languages, known countries, known people. Let your memory be your travel bag.” – Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
58. “Two roads diverged in a wood and I took the one less travlled by. And that has made all the difference.” – Robert Frost
59. “To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is familar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson
60. “All you need to know is that it’s possible.” – Wolf

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61. “Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.” – David McCullough
62. “Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret.” – Oscar Wilde
63. “The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens
64. “When you travel with children you are giving them something that can never be taken away… Experience, exposure and a way of life.” – Pamela T. Chandler
65. “Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.” – Anotole France
66. “Kid, you’ll move mountains.” – Dr. Seuss
67. “A mind that is stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes
68. “Like all great travellers, I have seen more than I remember and remember more than I have seen.” – Benjamin Diraeli
69. “It’s bad manners to keep a vacation waiting.” – Unknown
70. “The gladdest moment in human life is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton

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71.”Fill your life with experiences, not things. Have stories to tell, not stuff to show.” – Unknown
72. “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust
73.”Two of the greatest gifts we can give our children are roots and wings.” – Hodding Carter
74. “The world is changed by your example, not your opinion.” – Paul Coelho
75. “It’s a big world out there, it would be a shame not to experience it.” – J. D. Andrews

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76. “If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” – Paul Coelho
77. “Travel is not reward for working, it’s education for living.” – Anthony Bourdain
78. “Every sunset is also a sunrise. It all depends on where you stand.” – Karl Schmidt
79. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowliness. ail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain
80. “Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” – Aristotle

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81. “Don’t die without embracing the daring adventure your life was meant to be.” – Steve Pavlina
82. “Don’t listen to what they say. Go see.” – Chinese Proverb
83. “Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak” – Unknown
84. “The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life.” – Anges Repplier
85. “Great things never came from comfort zones.” – Unknown
86. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain
87. “I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” – Robert Louis Stevenson
88. “Kids don’t remember their best day of television.” – Unknown
89. “Travel… The best way to be lost and found at the same time.” – Brenna Smith
90. “With age, comes wisdom, with travel, comes understanding.” – Sandra Lake

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91. “There is no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.” – Unknown
92. “It is never too early to begin exploring the world.” – Unknown
93. “Travelling allows you to become so many different versions of yourself.” – Unknown
94. “Once the travel bug bites there is no antidote. And I know that I will be happily infected until the end of my life.” – Michael Palin
95. “He who is outside his door already has the hardest part of his journey behind him.” – Dutch Proverb
96. “You can shake the sand from your shoes, but not from your soul.” – Unknown
97. “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you travelled.” – Mohammed
98. “We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Unknown
99. “Travel as much as you can, as far as you can, as often as you can. Life is not meant to be lived in one place.” – Unknown
100. “Veni. Vidi. Amavi (We came. We saw. We loved).” – Julius Caesar 

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I hope these travel quotes inspire you as much as they inspire me! They definitely got me eager to plan another trip πŸ˜‰ If I missed any of your favourite travel quotes, please leave them in the comments below. Happy travelling!

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