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Who doesn’t love a quote-a-day? Inspirational words from inspirational people… what a way to start the day! Don’t worry we’re not going to suck the cud dry on this one, but when it comes to practical and witty travel advice… quotes are sometimes just the thing. Here are ten of our favourites.

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain

“Do no insult the mother alligator until after you have crossed the river.” – Haitian Proverb

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

“A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it.” – John Steinbeck

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

“The worst thing about being a tourist is having other tourists recognize you as a tourist.” – Russell Baker

“I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate then than to travel with them.” – Mark Twain

“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” – Paul Theroux

“The whole object of travel is not to set food on foreign land; it is at last to set food on one’s own country as a foreign land.” – G.K. Chestertong

“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Helen Keller

What quotes inspire you most while you’re travelling? Do any of these ring true for you, which ones, why?

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