Have you ever been inspired to travel to a new city or country because you saw it in a movie? We will be surprised if you didn’t! With cable services like Spectrum TV packages that bring you such a wide range of channels, entertainment is at everyone’s fingertips. The TV shows that you see and movies that you watch make you aware of attractions and sites you never knew existed.
When you need inspiration for traveling, consider watching these movies in your free time:
1: Midnight in Paris
This comedy movie starring Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams is a delightful fantasy. Gil Pender (Owen) is an aspiring novelist. He is vacationing in Paris with finance. he is taken to tour the city alone. on a late-night excursion, he comes across a mysterious group of revelers who tag along with him. He is taken back in time to the Jazz age of art and literature which makes him dissatisfied with his past.
2: Crazy Rich Asian
The movie revolves around the conflict between Rachel Chu and her boyfriend from a wealthy family. You can call this a tourism movie for Singapore. After watching this movie, you will definitely want this country on your bucket list.
3: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Consider this movie to be an enduring reminder that sometimes, our dreams come in the way of reality. The film follows Walter Mitty, a Time-World magazine film developer who is thrown out of his comfort zone and into a life he had only dreamed of.
Ben Stiller gives an outstanding performance as an awkward, middle-aged dreamer trapped in a life that seems just out of grasp. That is until he was given an assignment that allowed him to put his passions into action. The scenes from Iceland will remind you of taking a trip to this place.
This is an animal documentary that goes against the grain and gives a sense of humanity to the stray kitties of Istanbul. They have made 7 stray felines the movie’s main characters. They are followed throughout the streets of Istanbul. The breathtaking views of the cities.
In case you didn’t know Istanbul is home to stray cats. they are found lazing on doorways, curling up on benches, and snuck under the tables. In this movie, the director has focused on specific cats and gives us a glimpse of their personality, routine, and life. With Kedi, you will get a chance to get familiar with the diversity, beauty, and community of Istanbul.
This stunning documentary movie lets you explore 54 countries shot by Yan Arthus-Bertrand. the film uses aerial footage to beautifully portray how humanity has shaped the world as well as exploit its resources. it also throws light on climatic change, pollution, and other destruction caused on earth.
Home is perfect for families that want to watch a travel movie and learn about the effects of climate change. The narration of the documentary is amazing too.
6: Jiro Dreams of Sushi
This is another documentary about travel and food. it allows you to explore Japanese culinary craftsmanship. Jiro Ono, the 85-year-old sushi master is passionate about bettering his craft. his Tokyo sushi bar is a Michelin 3-star restaurant with a menu featuring 20 courses.
7: Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Vicky and Cristina, two young American ladies take a summer holiday in Barcelona. Vicky is engaged and is more sensible. Cristina, on the other hand, is sexually adventurous. Throughout the movie, you will be taken to the Mediterranean sensuality of Barcelona. And the breathtaking views will force you to add this place to your bucket list. Probably consider going there for your honeymoon!
8: One Week
This movie follows the story of a man who runs away from an impending marriage. A job he hates, and a recent diagnosis in an attempt for living his life to the fullest. He sets on a road trip on a motorcycle. It’s kind of a self-discovery trip he takes against the Canadian landscape.
Yes, you have guessed it right, the movie is going to give you a beautiful glimpse of Canada. Luring you to apply for Canadian immigration or go there for vacation, at the very least.
It’s not that easy to just choose a place to travel and then set on an adventure. So, take it easy, give yourself some time to choose where you want to go, save money and get book a flight!