Sometimes we get the feeling that we need to change something about our lives. According to a popular adage, the way out of depression goes either through the railway station or airport. Indeed, travelling is the best cure for routine and emotional exhaustion. Whether you feel tired from work or you feel your relationship with your partner is losing its spice, go on a trip. While counting days to your vacation, watch these inspiring travel movies about holidays and adventures to awaken your wanderlust and realize that a single trip can change a lot for the better.
In July (ImJuli) (2000)
This German-Turkish road movie starts with a love triangle. A young trainee teacher (Daniel) buys a ring with a Mayan sun symbol that is said to help him find his love. How will he know she is the one? She’ll be wearing the same symbol. The street vendor Juli sold this ring to Daniel because she is in love with him and she has a matching ring. But Daniel meets another girl who has the sun symbol on her T-shirt and falls for her. She is from Turkey and she leaves Hamburg next day. Daniel sees her off to the airport but then decides to drive to Istanbul to see her. And here the adventure begins.
You should watch it to see that driving your own car you can be a great trip on a budget.
The film is about an ordinary American guy Scott Thomas who sets out for Europe together with his friends. He has a pen pal, Mieke. She lives in Berlin, so the ultimate destination of his journey is this German city. However, before they get to Germany, they visit London, Paris, Amsterdam, Bratislava, and Rome constantly getting into funny and embarrassing situations.
Why watch? To realize how many incidents can happen to you and how many people you can meet on the road.
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
The movie is about love, art, and a great summer holiday in Spain. Two young American girlfriends who set out for Spain couldn’t have even imagined what kind of adventure was waiting for them in Barcelona. The whirlpool of passion and feelings, a handsome artist and his ex-wife – this summer the girls will remember.
You should watch it to see the best attractions of Barcelona, compile a list of them, and buy tickets to Spain to see them with your own eyes.
The Holiday (2006)
This is the story about two women who don’t know each other but agree to exchange homes for Christmas and spend a holiday in another country and in a new house. Amanda from Los Angeles goes to the suburbs of London (Surrey) while Iris travels across the ocean to Amanda’s home. Girls don’t even know what awaits them in new houses and how life-changing this experience will be.
Why should you watch this movie? First of all, the cast is amazing: Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, and Jack Black. It’s already enough to watch this film. Joking aside, you should watch it to enjoy the incredible landscapes of rural England and to believe that a trip to the other end of the world is not scary but exciting. You never know what it will bring.
The Tourist (2010)
An accidental acquaintance on the train from Paris to Venice totally changes the vacation plans of Frank, an American tourist. He finds himself with a gorgeous woman in a luxurious hotel in one of the most beautiful cities in the world and under the observation of gangsters and Interpol. Then, it comes out that Frank is not Frank but a rich dishonest banker. Watch till the end to see whether it’s happy or tricky.
Why watch? Because of the main character. And no, this is not Angelina Jolie – this is Venice. The city looks very attractive on the screen that you cannot but rush to the laptop and book tickets.
Hope these inspiring travel movies will compel you to take a break from your daily boring life and experience some real adventure and build awesome memories with your loved ones. Thanks to our friends from Go Date site for providing this article.