Fuel Your Wanderlust with these Movies

Have you ever had a moment in your life when you felt that you were bored with this place, you wanted to leave your job and daily routine? I bet that this situation has happened to most of us. In order to pass this stage successfully in our life we need to bring some changes into it. And what can be more effective than travelling? Unforgettable emotions, new experience, interesting people, beautiful and breathtaking places – all this you can reach by giving yourself a push to start a new journey.

Nowadays, it is very easy to book a trip wherever you would like to go. However, sometimes it is difficult to think through every detail to make your travelling the best one. That’s why I would like you to read this list of top 10 Best Movies & TV Shows, which will inspire everyone to travel and help you carry out your every wish during the journey.

1. The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty is an imperceptible, stable man. He is a simple office worker and lives in a blockhouse, where apartments are like cages. However, nobody knows that in soul this quiet man is a passionate dreamer who always had very quaint and incredible things in his mind. Mitty is in love with a woman who works in his office, but their love exists only in his dreams. One day, he finally made his dream come true by starting a journey that has completely changed him forever.

2. 180 Degrees South

It’s remarkable, historic and inspiring new film which shows us the adventures of surfer and climber Jeff Johnson as he traces the famous 1968 journey. We can watch how Jeff encounters big surf, snowy mountains, dangerous ocean crossing on his way to climb Cerro Corcovado in Patagonia. Every moment, every obstacle that the main character has to face makes him stronger and leads to his aim.

3. Lost In Translation

Tokyo, night, fashionable bar of an expensive hotel … Two Americans – a television actor Bob Harris and a pretty young woman Charlotte decided to take a trip to the Japanese capital. During their journey Bob and Charlotte get into funny stories and unexpected vicissitudes, and get to know the locals. The life of the Eastern world opens bright and unfamiliar faces to Americans, helps to discover the belief in tremendous human opportunities. And casual meetings become very necessary and important for comprehending life.

4. A Map For Saturday

It is the best travel movie ever and exiting trip around the world in one. A MAP FOR SATURDAY gives us an opportunity to observe long-term, solo travel through the stories of trekkers on four continents. This documentary reveals the way backpackers helped Thai tsunami victims, and how five-minute friends can become a life-long buddies .Don’t miss the chance to watch this movie and start your own adventure.

5. Into The Wild

The plot of the film is based on the real events. The movie tells a story about a young man named Christopher. He is from a rich family, and just graduated from college. He decided to give all of his earned money to charity and goes on a hitchhiking trip. After watching this movie, you will understand that money can’t bring true happiness.

6. Seven Years In Tibet

«What is the purpose of our existence?», «What should we change in the world?»- these and other questions arose to the Austrian mountaineer, who left his pregnant wife before the child birth to conquer the Himalayas.

7. Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Vicky Christina Barcelona is a beautiful melodrama from the legendary director Woody Allen. Two young girls come to Barcelona for pleasure. Each of them has a certain goal. Vicki wants to write a diploma project in a calm atmosphere. And Kristina is dreaming to start a romance and plunge into adventures. Suddenly, a charming artist Antonio appears in their lives.

8. Encounters At The End Of The World

Director Werner Herzog goes to Antarctica, with the intention of filming a movie about what is under the ice. He begins his story on a military plane, which will take him to the McMurdo station, the American Antarctic Research Center. The station is located on the south side of the Ross Island, and can support the lives and work of approximately 1200 people. Werner Herzog interviews philosophers, bankers, and even other filmmakers, all those who have escaped from their ordinary urban life in order to live and work on McMurdo.

9. Living On One Dollar

Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four friends who decided to live on just $1 per a day for two months in a rural Guatemala. Really challenging movie, experiment that you can not miss!

10. Eat Pray Love

Once Elizabeth decided to change her life. She had a divorce recently and fell into depression. Fortunately, she finds herself open to new feelings and goes on a tour around the world, starting with Italy…

I hope you choose the movie that will help you to realize that it’s always interesting to discover something new, see another side of life, meet different people, try different foods, listen to different musical rhythms and make lots of photos…where you’re really embracing your happy moments. As “To awaken alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world” and maybe this sensation will turn your life upside down.

About the Author
Ester Brierley is a graduate student (Computer Science), junior QA Engineer in software outsourcing company, an enthusiastic freelance writer for Darwin blog and different digital blogs. She adores researching cutting-edge trends and sharing them in her writing pieces. You can follow her on Twitter.