Top Travel Movies
Nothing quite gets you exicted to see the world, than a good travel film. We have surveyed our team of travel agents to compile a list of the very best travel movies of all time to inspire your wanderlust. Travel movies can give you inspiration and the motivation to visit a new destination, so get off the sofa pack your bags, and head out to see the world.
Into the wild
Written and directed by Sean Penn, this film is about a young man who ditches his possesions, gives away his life savings and heads off to Alaska to, you guessed it, live the wild. Inspired by Christopher McCandless true story its reminds us that travel is about new experiences, both good and bad.
This black comedy starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson will make you get online and book a trip to beautiful Bruges as soon as its finished. The films takes you through the city from the canals and bridges along with a number of famous churches. This movie will make you laugh and cry in equal measures but after you will definitely want to go to Bruges!
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio this film tells the story of a young guy who is travelling in Thailand and finds a map to a beach paradise, which most poeple think is just a myth. It takes you on a journey through Thailand including Bangkok and Koh Samui along with Ko Phi Phi Leh which is the idyllic beach paradise, that has now become a popular tourist destination.
The Motorcycle Diaries
Set in South America this film is about a motorcycle road trip that Che Guevara embarked on in his youth, taking him from from doctor to revolutionary. He and a friend ride across South America for eight months and over 14,000 kilometers. This film will inspire you to see new cultures, new experiences and learn new life lessons.
A sequel to the hit movie American Pie, this comedy adventure film is about a broken hearted teem who embarks on an overseas trip in Europe with his friends. This coming of age college movie takes you across Europe and will make you want to put on your backpack and get travelling.
Lost in Translation
This film is based in Japan and will take you into the heart of Tokoyo. Staring Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson who are separate travelers, Bob & Charlotte who form an unlikely friendship whilst travlling around the chaotic, strange and curious city. This is a great film to inspire solo travelers.
Based on Cheryl Strayed’s 2012 memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Wild is the story of one woman’s 1,100-mile solo hike around the Pacific Crest Trail which is one of Americas longest and hardest trails. Due to a recent personal tragedy and despite a lack of hiking experience Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon), takes viewers on a journey of self-discovery and healing.