10 Movies To Inspire Your Wanderlust

Whether you’re going on vacation or you’re staying behind in the metro, we’ve got a few flicks in mind to keep you entertained this long weekend: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty A corporate slave spends his days daydreaming about adventures and decides to make it happen. Aside from the optimistic The beautiful cinematography features […]

  • November 13, 2019

Whether you’re going on vacation or you’re staying behind in the metro, we’ve got a few flicks in mind to keep you entertained this long weekend:

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

A corporate slave spends his days daydreaming about adventures and decides to make it happen. Aside from the optimistic The beautiful cinematography features lush landscapes from Iceland to the Himalayas.

Wild

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If you’re feeling lost or downtrodden lately, check out Reese Witherspoon’s Wild. Based on writer Cheryl Strayed’s real-life journey after her mother passed away, the film will show you the power of self-discovery and healing through traveling.

Lost in Translation

Traveling pushes you out of your comfort zone, and this film showcases both the introspective and the crazy side of it. Watch Charlotte and Bob explore both Japan’s quiet temples and its buzzing nightlife.

Before Sunrise / Before Sunset / Before Midnight

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Is Europe still on your bucket list? This charming and romantic series will take you from Vienna to Paris to Greece. The trilogy kicks off at a surprise encounter between Jesse and Celine, two travelers meeting on a train from Budapest.

Roman Holiday

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A classic Audrey Hepburn movie from the 1950s, which tells the story of a sheltered princess who goes on a run and explores Rome on her own. Keep an eye out for iconic landmarks such as the  Spanish Steps, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon.

A Good Year

Take out the wine for this one, it’s good company for watching this film. Loosely based on a Peter Mayle novel, the story will take you to Provence, where a British investment broker deals with his sudden inheritance of a French chateau and vineyard.

The Darjeeling Unlimited

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Wes Anderson’s Darjeeling Unlimited is about three estranged siblings reuniting and going on a train ride across India, where they get into all sorts of adventures.

Eat, Pray, Love

Another film based on a memoir, this time by Elizabeth Gilbert. After falling into depression and surviving a divorce, Liz goes on a solo journey where she learns the joy of eating in Italy, the power of meditation and prayer in India, and the magic of falling in love in Indonesia.

The Motorcycle Diaries

motorcycle diaries A coming-of-age film about the young Che Guevara’s travels around South America, where he explores Chile, Peru and Venezuela on a motorcycle with his friend Alberto Granado. Make sure you check out the shots of the Atacama Desert and the Machu Picchu!

Amelie

A light-hearted, whimsical movie that will give you much inspiration for your dream Paris trip. It’s shot in over 80 locations around Paris, such as Sacre Coeur in Montmartre, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post des Arts.

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