• Ashley Locke

10 Travel Movies That Will Instantly Cure Your Wanderlust

Watching movies has never been so important.


Not only does it give us all something to do while we stay inside to stop the spread of coronavirus, it helps us save lives by staying inside to stop the spread of coronavirus. See what we did there?


Save some lives and stay sane in your home with a little extra help from these 10 travel movies. They're sure to cure your wanderlust for the time being!

1. Expedition Happiness


In this 2017 documentary, Felix Starck and Selima Taibi travel the world with their dog in a refurbished school bus to find the meaning of life. Traveling through the United States, Canada, and Mexico, the couple encounters more adventures than most do in a lifetime.

2. Ibiza


Ibiza is the girls trip we all dream of taking. Who doesn't want to party it up in Spain with their best friends while also falling in love with a hot DJ? Sign us up for that excursion, because we were born ready!

3. Under the Tuscan Sun


After going through a divorce, Frances Mayes sets out on a tour of Italy, which was planned by her two best friends. While there, she impulsively buys a Tuscan villa. Honestly, we don't blame her. We wish we could do the same. For now, we'll live vicariously through her experiences in Under the Tuscan Sun.

4. Eat Pray Love


Traveling through Italy, India, and Bali, Liz Gilbert embarks on a journey of self-discovery during her international tour. If any movie on this list will inspire you to give into your wanderlust, it's this one. You'll be planning your very own Eat Pray Love adventure before the credits roll.

5. Into the Wild


Inspired by the wild true story of Christopher McCandless, you might get the urge to uproot your life and live off the grid after watching this inspiring flick. Rather than opting for a "normal life," Christopher sets out on a journey to Alaska in search of something far greater.

6. Wild


Unsatisfied with where her choices have led her, Cheryl Strayed decides to forge a new path for herself by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail all by herself. Sometimes all you need is a nice, long hike through one of the toughest trails in America.

7. The Endless Summer


This iconic surfing documentary is one for the books. You've likely seen the hot pink and orange movie posters everywhere, you know the ones. Now, it's time to travel to some of the best surfing locations around the world with some of the best competitive surfers of the 1960s.

8. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty


Switching between real life and imaginary moments, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is the perfect reminder to take the leap you've been too scared to. Life waits for no man, so quit your job, ask that person out, take that trip.

9. The Ramen Girl


If The Secret Life of Walter Mitty inspires you to take the leap, The Ramen Girl will remind you to have faith in yourself. This underrated Brittany Murphy film follows her character searching for a new life as she trains to become a ramen chef in Tokyo.


10. Hector and the Search for Happiness

Hector finds his life to be plain and lacking excitement. He embarks on an adventure in pursuit of fulfillment and happiness. His curiosity takes him on a journey across the world, where he immerses himself in an array of cultures, and finds that there is happiness in the pursuit itself.


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