We've collected 30 inspirational travel quotes, accompanied by travel pictures from around the world.

Warning: this is going to make your feet itchy!

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Quelea birds at sunset, South Africa.

“The journey, not the arrival, matters.” – TS Eliot

Nightfall Morocco
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Nightfall, Morocco.

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.” – Jennifer Lee

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Lilac-breasted roller, South Africa.

“Africa – You can see a sunset and believe you have witnessed the Hand of God. You watch the slow lope of a lioness and forget to breathe. You marvel at the tripod of a giraffe bent to water. In Africa, there are iridescent blues on the wings of birds that you do not see anywhere else in nature. In Africa, in the midday heat, you can see blisters in the atmosphere. When you are in Africa, you feel primordial, rocked in the cradle of the world.” – Jodi Picoult

Petra Jordan
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Petra, Jordan.

“Oh, the places you’ll go!” – Dr Seuss

Dawn in the Sahara Morocco
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Dawn in the Sahara, Morocco.

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Spider's web, Kruger National Park, South Africa.

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.” – Confucius

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Zambezi River gorge, Zimbabwe.

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” – Helen Keller

Smiling lady Ghana
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Shopkeeper, Accra, Ghana.

“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” – Anita Desai

Horseriding Morocco
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Horse riding on the beach in Essaouira, Morocco.

“Please be a traveller, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what’s right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in.” – Andrew Zimmern, author

Women working the fields Kashmir
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Women working the fields, Kashmir.

“To travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen

Cape Town sunset
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Sunset, Cape Town, South Africa.

“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton

Slow water Ireland
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Mountain stream, Northern Ireland.

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” – David Mitchell

Great Wall of China
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Great Wall of China.

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

Dead Vlei Namibia
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Dead Vlei, Namibia.

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

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Peterhof, St Petersburg, Russia.

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous
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Tollymore Forest Park, Northern Ireland.

“Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by.” – Robert Frost

Rocky islet Mauritius
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Rocky islet, Mauritius.

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West
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Buddhist monk feeding pigeons, Sikkim, India.

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” – Anaïs Nin

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Lion yawning, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa.

“Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta
Turquoise water Maldives
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Turquoise sea, Maldives.

“Work, travel, save, repeat.” – Anonymous
Sunset on the Danube Belgrade
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Sunset on the Danube, Belgrade.

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” – Dalai Lama
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Taj Mahal, Agra, India.

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart!” – Confucius
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Marketplace at the Roman city of Jerash, Jordan.

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck

Seychelles beach
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Beach in the Seychelles.

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

Amman Jordan
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Amman, the capital city of Jordan.

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and enjoy the journey.” – Babs Hoffman

Victoria Falls
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Victoria Falls from the Zambian side.

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s lethal.” – Paul Coelho
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Chefchaouen, Morocco's "Blue City".

“Not all those who wander are lost.” – JRR Tolkien
Lake Dal Srinigar Kashmir
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Lake Dal, Srinagar, Kashmir.

“Adventure is worthwhile.” – Aesop
Table Mountain Cape Town
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Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa.

"The mountains are calling and I must go." – John Muir

Celebration
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Sunset, Llandudno beach, Cape Town, South Africa.

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill

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