Not everyone has got the money and resources to travel the world. However, everyone sees dreams of traveling to a number of picturesque places. So, movies are those mediums that help us to actually witness those locations we have been dreaming of. Through movies, you can get into the locations and enjoy the beautiful landscapes without even leaving your own premises.
When you are watching a movie, you are actually living in that particular place, the movie has been shot at. Thus, it becomes an easy, money-saving, and time-saving decision to travel to the whole world just by watching your favorite movie.
On the other hand, you can even plan a vacation for the future. In the future, you might have time and enough resources to travel. Therefore, you can gather inspiration from the movies and plan your trip accordingly.
From Europe to America and Australia to Japan, we have collected 15 movies that will surely give you vacation goals. Plus, you would not have to move an inch in order to travel through these movies. Just grab your popcorn, turn on your ACs, and stick to your couch for the endless entertainment as you go to places virtually.
So, here we begin!
Into The Wild (2007)
Into The Wild is basically an adaptation of Jon Krakauer’s best-seller which is based on real-life occurrences. The story revolves around a young and enthusiastic man. He is determined to relive and appreciate nature. Thus, he sells all of his assets and sacrifices his civilized life in order to start a new journey in connection with the astounding nature. In this whole process, the young man rediscovers himself. The story takes you back to the 1990s and makes you experience the soothing mother-nature that we often forget in our busy lives.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
The movie is about Walter Mitty who works as a photographer in a magazine. You might think that Walter Mitty would be living a very happening life. But, he rather leads a boring life. Although he is quite creative in terms of imagining things. He escapes his boring life and starts dreaming about himself as the main protagonist in great adventures. So, one day all his imaginations come true. A woman entices him into a dangerous adventure in which he would have to travel to Greenland, Iceland, New York, Afghanistan, and Los Angeles.
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Midnight in Paris is all about a writer who arrives in Paris with his fiancée. One night, when he is wandering on the streets alone, he comes under the effect of a spell due to which he is taken back into time. He is transported to the 1920s. Woody Allen is great when it comes to depicting the old Paris. He conveniently portrays the old-style cafes, streets, alleys, and the worth-mentioning Eiffel Tower of the twentieth century. The film is your perfect escape to the old era where you can witness the magic.
Eat Pray Love (2010)
You cannot get away if you have not watched this movie as of yet. It is Julia Roberts at her supreme best. Julia Roberts depicts the role of a recent divorcee who embarks on a happening journey in order to fulfill her desires. She lands to Italy to eat, then India to pray and eventually to Bali where she finds her true love and starts believing in actual love. While watching the movie, you will be able to explore three great places currently on Earth. The movie is an adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert’s autobiographical best-seller.
The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
It is a sweet story about three brothers who are reunited after the death of their father. All three boys catch Darjeeling Limited which is a train. The train travels to the whole country stopping at one station after another. Amidst the journey, the three brothers keep on arguing on one or another thing. However, the arguments turn into a serious fight and they all have to leave the train in order to start their specific journeys which were not planned before. Wes Anderson once again leaves us awestruck with his dumbfounding photography skills.
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
In this movie, “Che” Guevara portrays the role of a young medical student who travels South America on his motorcycle along with his friend Alberto Granado. They both leave Buenos Aires in order to explore the range of cultures within the Continent. The beauty of the landscapes, the way of living of the inhabitants, and several other aspects become a treat to the eye.
Lost in Translation (2003)
The story is about a girl and a man who meet at a luxurious hotel in Tokyo. The man is basically a forgotten movie star while the woman is a young graduate. They both head out to travel to a beautiful place which is full of life. But, at the same time, the place is equally anonymous to both of them. If you wish to see the picturesque Japanese city, then you can surely not miss this one!