For people who love to explore the world, especially the ones who don’t as much as they would like to. Travel movies are an escape route for us all. It is so easy to get lost in the cinematic visualization of far-off deserts and tropical forests and forget our everyday lives for a couple of hours. So without further ado, here are 20 of the best travel movies our generation has seen:
The bucket list
An all time favorite, this Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman starred won hearts and dazzled eyes.
Eat, pray, love
Julia Roberts charms her way through Italy, India, and Bali.
The motorcycle diaries
Travel through South America with Che Guevara.
A good year
Russell Crowe does an outstanding job, and the beautiful French vineyards are a visual treat.
The secret life of Walter Mitty
Don’t we all wish we had a secret life like that?
Seven years in Tibet
Watch this movie because of Brad Pitt, and for a stunning insight into the Tibetan way of life.
Leonardo Dicaprio delivers a compelling performance, and the sandy beaches of Thailand will make you swoon.
Yes it might be juvenile, but Europe is beautiful, and it shows in this one.
The Darjeeling Ltd
Take a hilarious train ride across some gorgeous Indian landscapes
Not only is this a heartwarming story, the camera loves the Soviet background, and we canâ€™t help it either.
The Endless Summer
Surf through sandy beaches all over the world.
Two for the road
The couples comical banter is engaging enough, but the road trip through the French countryside makes this movie worth watching over and over again.
Under the Tuscan Sun
This film is what the title says; drink in all the beauty of the Tuscan landscape, as you follow relatable characters go through life.
Vicky, Cristina, Barcelona
The incredibly fascinating love triangle set against the heart-stopping backdrop of Barcelona made this movie an instant hit.
The grand Budapest hotel
This hilarious film also boasts of dazzling scenery throughout the heart of Europe, leaving you wanting more.
This wonderful comedy explores the English countryside and it couldnâ€™t be more quaint or delightful.
Walk the streets of Vienna in a way you’ll never forget.
Because everyone loves Paris.
Letters to Juliet
Explore and discover love in the Italian countryside.
Lord of the Rings trilogy
The breathtaking scenery of New Zealand was the perfect backdrop for this epic saga.
If you can’t go there in person, grab some popcorn and go there in film!