Movies about travel are always a great way to get you even more excited for an upcoming trip, or to even give you ideas about where you want to travel next! Check out these 5 best travel movies for some inspiration:
1. Before Sunrise:
Richard Linklater brings us this movie about an encounter between two tourists. French woman Celine and American backpacker Jesse meet on a train by chance and form a connection. They spend their night walking around Vienna, Austria and they feel that they have nothing to lose in this new and amazing place. Watch the movie to see beautiful views in Vienna and to find out how their relationship ends!
2. Vicky Cristina Barcelona:
This movie takes you to Barcelona Harbor, the Spanish countryside, Oviedo, and Santa Maria del Mar Church. Two friends Vicky and Cristina travel to Barcelona on vacation. While there, they meet an artist named Juan Antonio, and a love triangle is formed. This movie is romantic and hilarious all at the same time!
Travel to Dublin, Ireland with the cast of Once. You’ll get to see the buskers on the streets in Dublin, Trinity College, and Dublin Bay. A musician/vacuum-cleaner repairman meets a beautiful young immigrant from the Czech Republic. Through the characters, you are able to get a feel for what Ireland is really like. As the characters fall in love with each other, you will fall in love with this amazing city.
4. Lost in Translation:
Visit Japan with Charlotte (Scarlett Joahnsson) and her husband, who is there for business. Charlotte ends up feeling neglected and bored, and she meets Bob, a famous Hollywood actor. The two bond over the beautiful city of Tokyo throughout the movie, and the viewers get to see the amazing parts of Japan such as Daikanyama, Shinjuku Park Tower, Heian Jingu Shrine in Kyoto, and Nanzen-ji Temple’s Sanmon gate.
5. The Motorcycle Diaries:
This movie will take you to South America, where you will see Miramar, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Caracas, Venezuela; Patagonia; Nahuel Huapi Lake; Machu Picchu; and Atacama Desert. This movie is based on the memoirs of Che Guevara from a time before he became an iconic Latin American revolutionary. Guevara and his friend Alberto motorcycle across South America for eight months. This movie will show you how beautiful South America is.
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