10 Movies That Will Give You #TravelGoals
Do you often find yourself dreaming of mountains and beaches, while you are sitting in front of your desktop screen? And do you constantly check the calendar for long weekends; follow these amazing travel bloggers on Instagram, have a far-off destination as your desktop wallpaper too? If yes, congratulations, you are one of us — bitten by the travel bug and now you’re in for a treat, rather a virtual vacation, with these movies. But wait, don’t blame me if you find yourself booking tickets for your next holiday after watching any of these movies! (Yep, that’s what I am doing right now!) *vacation mode on*
They say that travelling is the best way to introspect and discover yourself, and Wild tells you how! Give your chaotic thoughts some rest and indulge in a healing experience as you live through Reese Witherspoon’s hike of 1,100 miles.
2. The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
Ever wondered what it would be like to let go of the mundane life and live a surreal life with new adventures every day, instead? Ben Stiller intertwines his fantasies with the reality and oh boy, the result is magical.
3. Leap Year
Did you know that, according to an Irish tradition, a man who is proposed to on leap day must accept the proposal? This cute rom-com will give you the feels as you see Amy Adams travel from Boston to Dublin to make it just in time to propose her boyfriend. Ireland, you beauty!
4. Into The Wild
Into The Wild is a classic when it comes to travel movies. It actually makes you think of who are you as a person, without the identity that society has imposed on you. Take some lessons on self-discovery as you immerse yourself in the magical land of Alaska.
5. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
The fact that life is too short to waste at your 9-to-5 job dawns upon you when you watch ZNMD. Go all out and get inspired to do things you’ve always wanted to, as our Bollywood hotties cruise through a roadtrip in Spain.
6. Eat Pray Love
“Get out of your comfort zone” may sound cliche to you but Eat Pray Love shows you the beauty in doing so. Julia Roberts goes on a solo trip to Italy, India, and Indonesia to re-discover herself after a divorce, and it changes her life. What’s more to love about the movie, you ask? It is based on a true story! Total #GirlBoss feels!
7. The Bucket List
You would actually feel the adrenaline rush as you watch Morgan Freeman and his pal set off on a roadtrip with a wishlist of to-dos before they die. Can you say heartfelt?
Queen is such a feel-good movie — a young girl goes to her honeymoon alone after her fiancé calls off the wedding. The journey of her transformation from a shy, timid girl to a badass, independent one when she goes to London is baller!
9. The Trip To Italy
Life would be great if you would get paid to go on a roadtrip to Italy, right? The protagonist crusades through Italian roads and indulges into exquisite cuisine. Truly, la dolce vita!
10. Midnight In Paris
Paris! Do you need any more reasons to watch this movie? French cuisine, art, and architecture will make sure that you fall in love with the city all over again. And yes, who doesn’t want to catch sight of the Eiffel Tower at night?
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